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Question: Do you need to have a fence around an above ground pool?

Anwser: Above ground pools over four feet do not require a fence however they must have a removable ladder or a ladder that lifts and locks.


Question: How high does a fence around a pool need to be?

Anwser: The fence must be at least 4 feet high. Any gates must open away from the pool and be self-closing, self-latching, lockable, and at least 4 feet tall. Gate latches must be located on the pool side of the gate, at least 54 inches above the bottom and 3 inches below the top of the gate.


Question: What is a pool and spa?

Anwser: Hot Tub/Spa. A spa or hot tub is a large manufactured tub or small pool full of heated water and used for soaking, relaxation, massage, or hydrotherapy. In most cases, they have jets for massage purposes.


Question: Are pools covered by homeowners insurance?

Anwser: Pools are usually covered under the “other structures” portion of your home insurance policies. Homeowners insurance typically covers other structures up to 10 percent of your dwelling coverage.


Question: What is a pool alarm?

Anwser: Pool alarms alert you when someone or something disturbs the surface of the pool, opens a gate to the pool or removes a cover. They ensure safety in two ways: allowing you to see when someone illegally enters the pool and alerting you when someone gets into the pool, whether accidentally or deliberately.


Question: How do you maintain a swimming pool?

Anwser: Balance Your Pool. When we talk about properly balanced pool water, we mean it has just the right pH, total alkalinity and calcium hardness levels. Chlorinate Your Pool. Bacteria and algae are unwanted guests at any pool party.