Swimming improves physical health and mental well-being. Also, being in the pool is one of the best ways to unwind and have a good time with friends and family. However, to truly enjoy your pool, it is necessary to keep it well-maintained.
Pool season is upon us and there are some facts that need to be understood, as well as, safety tips that anyone either owning or participating in the use of a pool should understand. It is estimated that 300 children younger than five years old drown in swimming pools and spas and more than 3,200 go to the hospital due to pool injuries annually, US Consumer Product Safety Commission. In pools and spas, hair, jewelry and bathing suits can get caught in drain covers or limbs can get lodged in suction openings. Thus, this causes problems as people and small children get stuck in these situations and some body parts can be held underwater by suction from the filtration systems causing death. Read More