A pool can be a lot of fun for the whole family. However, it can quickly become a major liability. Without the proper precautions, a family member, guest, or even a trespasser can become victim to one of the most common forms of accidental death in the US—drowning. The right security system can help your clients to protect their own families from injury as well as protect the household from liability.
Increasing Pool Security
A tall security fence around a residential pool is important, but it won’t keep out a determined child. The fence needs to be locked, and additional security sensors need to be in place. The two most important sensors would be placed on a gate contact and on the water level itself.
A gate sensor can be attached to an alert. That way a parent can be made known immediately if someone goes into the pool area. Water level detectors, on the other hand, are more for avoiding damage to the pool (due to overfilling) since one or two people getting in the pool will not raise the water level enough to set off the sensor.
The other key element of pool security is video cameras. These can be monitored from a mobile device so that parents are aware of what is going on in the pool area at all times. Additional sensors may be needed to ensure no one has entered the pool area without opening the gate.
Pool Safety Starts Before an Accident Happens
Make sure your clients don’t wait for a tragedy to strike before increasing pool security. Automated services can help protect the asset as well as the lives of those who use it day in and day out.