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October 31, 2013 Social Share
Summer is officially over. As we move into fall, we start thinking about the upcoming holidays and preparing for the long winter months. For some of us, that means closing the pool for the season.
Millions of us enjoy the summer months by swimming and relaxing in backyard pools. Tragically, over 200 young children drown in backyard swimming pools each year. We researched Indiana Residential Building Code that governs safety features of residential swimming pools. Here’s what we found:
If you haven’t already closed your pool, you will soon. Make sure your pool has the aforementioned safety devices installed. This is also a great time to walk the perimeter to make sure your fencing and pool cover are in good condition and the locks and latches are working properly.
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