Archive for September 1, 2016
Swimming pools bring to mind images of relaxing summer days with family and friends, soaking in the sun rays, and splashing around with the kids. Recently, however, new statistics have emerged that underscore the need for safety around swimming pools, especially for kids.
There are 10.7 million swimming pools in the United States. From 2005 to 2009, there were about ten deaths a day for unintentional, non-boating related drownings. Not only that, but the Red Cross conducted a survey that showed only 56% of Americans can perform the five core swimming skills. Here are three issues to consider for pool safety, from basic child safety skills to installing a pool safety gate and fence.
Children Often the Focus for Pool Safety Issues
Many of the statistics regarding pool safety have
Days like these are few and far between. With neither the air conditioning or heater running, you are enjoying a quite morning on the front porch. Drinking one more cup of coffee as you go through the last of the morning’s work emails you again dream about living in some location where mornings like these are not so uncommon. Unfortunately, your husband loves the location where he was born and he insists that this is the best place to raise a family. And while this morning is unusually pleasant, the reality of living in the midwest or many other locations means that air conditioning and heating systems are frequently in use.
Although temperature control can be a welcome relief on the hottest days of summer and the coldest days of winter, assuming that those services will always be available
Stepping over the puddle of water in front of the sink, you find absolutely no comfort in the fact this mess caused by a leaky garbage disposal is one of the most common plumbing problems reported by homeowners. In fact that this may be one of the most common household plumbing issues, but you are now faced with a fairly uncommon event. You need to be leaving the house to get your husband picked up from work so that you can be on your way for a jam packed Labor Day weekend at the lake. Your family is never late. Never. And now because of the mess on the floor you have to wait for a plumber to make sure that no further damage will occur while you are gon