Pools are fun and very inviting. It should not be hard to imagine that your child will want to go near and even in them. It can only take a second for your child to fall in though and drown. For those moments when you cannot watch your child every second, you need added security in place to protect them from drowning. Pool fencing is the best way to achieve this and to keep your kids safe as they play outdoors. Pool fences are for security first but they can come in a variety of styles, designs, and colors, so they can be aesthetically pleasing too. There is no need to worry about a big eyesore in your yard and the fencing can even give a unique feel to the yard and pool area too. Your yard and pool will look good and most importantly, the children will be playing and safe.
The Best Baby Fence for Pools
There are several types of pool fences to choose from each with their own benefits and drawbacks. Depending on the shape of your pool, location, and budget, some options will be a better fit than others. What matters most though, is that there will be a pool fence for you to keep your children safe.
- Aluminum fences: These typically last a long time as the material is resistant to moisture and pool chemicals. They are also rust and corrosion resistant as they come with a polyester powder coating. These are easy to maintain, and come in a variety of styles, so you can easily find something to match your yard décor and style.
- PVC vinyl fences: These are rust and corrosion free so require little to no maintenance. PVC can also be customized to fit your needs which mean no matter what shape your pool is and what colors your yard has, a PVC fence will fit right in.
- Wrought iron fencing: This is one of the more durable fencing options but they are not considered as safe because smaller children can squeeze through. Depending on the size of the children, this may be suitable fencing. It also is susceptible to rust.
- Mesh fences: These are the top-rated fences for homes with children. They are easy to install and not very expensive. The mesh lasts a long time and children are not able to climb over or get through. They also contain self-closing and latching gates with no top cross bars, so is guaranteed to keep your kids out of harm’s way.
Fencing can be easy to install land should be one of the first things you consider when building a pool or buying a home that has a pool. If the fence does not already come with a gate, be sure to get one that is self-closing and latching. Children will be tempted by the pool and unaware of its dangers. To them it is just fun. Accidental drowning accounts for thousands of deaths among children each year and can be prevented with the right pool fence. Call us today to discuss your fencing options and we will help you get the best pool to protect your loved ones as well as one that best fits your budget and the style of your home and yard.