Swimming pools are a great addition to any home. They are fun, they give you a place to entertain and they can provide hours of entertainment. But swimming pools are also dangerous when not monitored properly.
Statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that about 1,000 young children drown every year in swimming pools.
- 69 percent of the accidents occurred while one or both parents were responsible for supervision.
- 10 percent were adults other than the parents.
- 14 percent were sitters.
- 7 percent siblings
- 65 percent were in a pool owned by the child’s family.
- 22 percent at a relatives
- 11 percent happened at a neighbor’s.
Drowning is the leading cause of death for children between 1 and 4 years old and the second-leading cause of death for children between 1 and 14 years of age.
As hard as you try, you cannot be everywhere and see everything all the time. Because of this, it is important to take other precautions to ensure that your swimming pool is as safe as possible…even when you are not around.
The Answer: A Swimming pool fence from Freedom Fence & Home!
Pool and spa experts estimate that as many as 70 percent of all pool drowning could be avoided with a swimming pool fence.
If you have any questions about Swimming Pool Fences, please contact Freedom Fence and Home by calling 443-271-6841 or visit our website.
With 40 years of experience, Freedom Fence & Home has provided the highest quality fence and decking materials to its many residential and commercial clients throughout Maryland, including Harford county as well many residential clients in Baltimore county and Baltimore city.
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