Baby Proofing and Child Proofing With a Pool Fence

Posted by: Tom Treanor on April, 09, 2014

The happiest years of your life will start when your baby is born. They will also be some of the most stressful years due to the worry you may feel about safety issues in your home. That’s why it is so important to take baby proofing seriously. Some people may install electric socket covers and cover the corners of the coffee table and feel that is enough. Baby proofing or Child proofing your home is so much more than that. Thousands of children are injured in their own homes each year on basic things that their parents overlooked or just didn’t think were dangerous at the time.
Baby proofing your home means that you have gone over every inch of your home and looked at it from a baby or child’s perspective. When you find areas that may cause issues for a baby or child, you take the steps needed to make those area safer for them to be in. Take for instance the backyard or pool area, there are far too many people who have pools and have not taken the time to install a pool fence to protect their child. Child proofing the pool is so very important, it can literally mean the difference between life and death for a child. Each year in the United States alone 390 children will drown in their back yard pools because no precautions were taken to make the pool area safe for them.
Using a pool fence may not seem like a big deal to a baby, but before you know it your baby will be crawling and then walking. If you didn’t install a pool fence during baby proofing, it should definitely be done as child proofing. There are a number of different styles of child proofing pool fences. If you hire a reputable child proofing service they can make sure that you get the best pool fence to fit your situation. Once you have the child proofing done, you will be able to rest assured that the pool will not pose a threat to your beautiful baby any longer.Hamptons pool fence