Transcript

Learn how to child-proof your swimming pool; includes details on fencing, gate alarms and pool alarms.

Each year, approximately 250 children under the age of five drown in swimming pools. In fact, it is the second leading cause of accidental death among children in this age group. Many parents and caregivers think they'll hear a child in distress, but the tragic truth is drowning happens quickly and without warning. Adult supervision is the most important protection against accidental drowning, but two thirds of toddler drowning incidents happen when parental supervision fails and there's no backup system in place. In order to prevent toddler drowning, you must think in terms of layers of protection.

Read More
comments

Related Tips

Blog Articles

November 18, 2017

Trompe-l’œi - The Art of Illusion Brought Home

A visit to a trompe-l'œi artist's home where what meets the eye may be misleading.

November 04, 2017

How Millwork Was Made 100 Years Ago

A visit to a Victorian era millwork shop and museum.

January 11, 2017

How to Choose the Right Blade for an Oscillating Tool or Multi-tool

How to select the right oscillating tool or multi-tool BLADE for the job at hand.

Recent Articles