Living in a home with a swimming pool in Hartford County, CT is a big responsibility, especially if you are living with a toddler or younger children. Ensuring the safety of your children while they are around your pool should be your top priority. Child proof pool fences have been used for decades as a preventative measure by parents and grandparents. If you are a homeowner ensuring your family is safe from harm is one of the most important things you can do for your family.
As a Connecticut homeowner pool safety is extremely important. Statistics show that in Connecticut, about seven kids die each year due to unintentional drowning. Water safety awareness is extremely important, which includes ensuring your children know how to swim, parents and caretakers know how to perform CPR, and that you have added multiple layers of protection in your home. Layers of protection include a pool fence, pool and door alarms, parental supervision, door locks, and water survival training.
According to reports by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, approximately one in five people who die from drownings are children under the age of 14. Even worse, the CDC Reports that drowning kills more children ages 1-4 years than anything other cause with the exception of birth defects. This is why if you have a pool in your yard, you need to install a pool barrier and other layers of protection. Installing a pool fence has been proven to help prevent accidental drowning. Kids Safe Pool Fence offers pool owners in Hartford County CT with the highest quality and safest removable mesh pool fence available in the market – the Life Saver Pool Fence.
Based on pool safety guidelines in Connecticut, all residential swimming pools must be enclosed with fencing in a way that makes the water inaccessible and prevents small children from accessing the pool. The enclosure must be at least 48″ high, and the max opening at the bottom cannot exceed 2″, it must be a solid barrier free of indentations or protrusions. The pool gate must be self-closing and self-latching, and the latches must be placed four feet above the underlying ground.
If the house has an aboveground pool with steps, it must be protected with self-closing, self-latching gates, at least 54” high.
While these are the specific pool requirements for Connecticut pool owners, it’s also important that homeowners check with their local county and city requirements to ensure you are meeting all building codes for your town. Take the first step today to ensure that your Hartford home is safe and contact us to have a pool fence installed.
We offer FREE onsite pool fence estimates in Hartford County, CT. Call (203) 925-8622 to set up your estimate today.
Why Parents Prefer Installing A Life Saver Pool Fence?
There is a very good reason why most parents choose to have a Life Saver pool fence installed in their home as opposed to other brands of fence – it is because it is the safest and strongest mesh pool fence available on the market! Our pool safety fences are strong enough that they can even withstand tough weather conditions. Their strength allows you to keep your fence up all year long, or you can easily remove it when hosting a party or for long term winter storage.
The patented fence poles we use for our pool fence are the strongest available in the industry and the mesh we use is nearly indestructible making our fence the most ideal option for any homeowner. The mesh we use is also nearly transparent which means you can easily see the water while your children are playing in the pool.
Our fences are backed by a lifetime manufacturer’s warranty and we ensure that our pool fence installers are the best-trained installers in the industry. Every installation we do only has highly qualified and trained pool fence installers working on your removable mesh pool fence. Each year our installers are required to attend trainings and safety seminars provided by our parent company to ensure they are familiar with the product, installation techniques, and new upgrades, making our installation process the safest around.
What To Expect On Your Pool Fence Installation Day
Typically, homeowners first call us to receive a free pool fence estimate. During this time, we’ll come to your home, and you’ll show us exactly where you want to run the fence. We’ll take measurements and discuss your options with you. If for some reason you’re unable to have an installation done in-person at your home, we can even do a pool fence estimate using Google Maps. From there, we will send you an estimate containing everything we discussed and once you’re happy, we’ll schedule an installation date.
We understand the need for many Hartford families to have their new pool fencing installed as quickly as possible. We will do everything we can to install your fence as soon as possible. In fact, once you have decided on the fence and scheduled an installation, the actual mesh pool fence installation itself only takes a few hours!
Resources for Hartford County Residents
Key Landmarks in Hartford, CT
Hartford County, CT is home to almost 900,000 residents, making it the second-most populous county in Connecticut. As the capital of Connecticut, there are many points of interest for residents of Hartford to enjoy including the Aetna building, Bulkeley Bridge, Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, and the University of Hartford. If your family is fortunate enough to call in Hartford, Connecticut home, then it’s important to do everything you can to protect your family and keep them safe by installing a pool fence today.
We service homes throughout Hartford County, CT including the following towns and cities:
- New Britain
- East Granby
- East Hartford
- East Windsor
- Rocky Hill
- South Windsor
- West Hartford
- Windsor Locks
In Connecticut, the cities and towns with the highest number of drowning deaths among residents were Hartford, Danbury, East Hartford, Meriden, Waterbury, Bridgeport, Bristol, Norwalk, Norwich, and Windham. Protect your family by contacting us today to have a pool fence installed.
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