Pool Fence Checklist?

Answer Pool fences not only enhance the aesthetic appeal of a swimming pool, they can also help diminish the likelihood of unauthorized swimming. While many people install a pool fence to reduce the dange... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Pool Fence Checklist

Do you need a fence for a pool?

The laws regarding fences around swimming polls vary by state, locality and municipality. A fence is always advisable if you have a swimming pool to keep children and pets safe, but check with your... Read More »

Does a pool have to have a fence around it?

A barrier of some sort is generally required by code in the U.S. for safety reasons. However, always check with your local building department (and your insurance company) to find out exactly what... Read More »

Weekly Pool Service Checklist?

When summer arrives, so do the duties that go with maintaining a pool. However, keeping your pool clean and chemically balanced doesn't have to be daunting. The key to success is regular, dependabl... Read More »

How tall does a fence around a pool have to be?

A pool fence must be at least 48 inches tall and completely surround the pool. The rails must be no more than 45 inches apart, with pickets no more than 4 inches apart. The fence must be self-latch... Read More »