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Do You Really Need to Install a Pool Fence?

Pool Fence

Is a pool fence really necessary? If you care about safety, it may be one of the best ways to keep everyone from getting hurt around your pool.

Now that the pool season is starting to wind down a bit, it’s time to think about next year and what changes can be made. You may have heard here and there that a pool fence is an essential accessory. While you may have grown concerned about safety during this past pool season, you may still be unconvinced that installing your own pool fence is really necessary. After all, do pool fences really make that much of a difference? As a pool owner, you must take accountability for the safety of anyone who uses your pool and that means investing in the right measures to do so. That’s why we recommend installing a pool fence during the offseason so you’ll be prepped for next spring and summer.

Fit For You

Pool fences can be custom made to fit whatever your needs are. That means you can look at a number of materials from vinyl, wood, mesh, aluminum, and more, as well as figuring out the right size so you get adequate coverage. Every material has its benefits, so you really want to work with a professional in figuring out why kind you want. Any pool out there can be outfitted with pool fencing, so there really is no reason to work with someone who can create a custom option that matches all of your needs and increases your overall safety.

Easy Operation

Pool fencing is typically designed around ease-of-use so there’s no need to worry about your fun being reduced by having to operate a fence. It’s a big priority for you to still easily be able to use your pool and not be hindered from doing so, especially if you’re an adult. Self-closing and self-latching gates are often an important feature of pool fence gates, so make sure you talk to your installer and see if that’s a possibility. Don’t worry about ruining the fun, installing pool fencing is worth the mild hassle!

Make It Safe

At the end of the day, safety really matters. Accidental drownings happen in residential pools regularly, especially with young children who can get over other kinds of pool barriers. Pool fences can never be 100% childproof, but they can add that extra bit of safety that can mean the difference between life or death. Pool safety is important and a pool fence is one of the best ways to show that you really care about that.

Trust Eastern Shore Porch and Patio

When you embark on your next project to erect a pergola on your property, trust Eastern Shore Porch and Patio to help. We service Bethany Beach, Ocean City, Lewes, Salisbury, and the Delmarva area. You can request a quote today! If you have questions or concerns, call us at 302-436-9520 or send us an email at For updates and ideas, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Youtube.

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