Treasure Pools does not only specialize in swimming pools, but also hot tubs amongst many other things to make your backyard the perfect addition to your home. With having a spa or hot tub, there are many things to consider such as certain safety features to ensure that you, your family and guests remain safe at all times. The Association of Pool & Spa Safety (APSP) generated a safety checklist that homeowners should reference to make ensure that each guest remains safe and has an enjoyable experience. Aside from adult supervision, there are many other precautions to be taken. Take a look at these key things to make sure that you and your swimming pool provider have them checked off of your swimming pool safety checklist.

  1. Drains, Suction Fittings, and Jets –Current gates and covers help prevent body or hair entrapment. Make sure that drain covers meet the ANSI/ASME A112.19.8M standard. Safety doors should be installed in all pool cleaner wall suction lines. Pools, spas, or hot tubs with drain covers that are broken, missing, or not adequately secured should not be used until the proper replacement has been installed.
  2. Electrical Hazards – A licensed electrician, experienced in swimming pools and hot tubs, should inspect your equipment to make sure everything is properly grounded, bonded, and protected by proper GFCI circuits according to Article 680 of the National Electric Code.
  3. Warning Signs – Protect your family and guests. Make sure that all warning signs provided by the manufacturer, builder, or installer are displayed according to the manufacturers’ specifications.

Stop by the Treasure Pools showroom today and check out some of our safety features firsthand and talk to our team to learn the about the latest and best in what we have to offer.
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The Association of Pool & Spa Safety (APSP) generated a safety checklist that homeowners should reference to make ensure that each guest remains safe and has an enjoyable experience. Aside from adult supervision, there are many other precautions to be taken.

Take a look at these key things to make sure that you and your swimming pool provider have them checked off of your swimming pool safety checklist.

  1. Drains, Suction Fittings, and Jets –Current gates and covers help prevent body or hair entrapment. Make sure that drain covers meet the ANSI/ASME A112.19.8M standard. Safety doors should be installed in all pool cleaner wall suction lines. Pools, spas, or hot tubs with drain covers that are broken, missing, or not adequately secured should not be used until the proper replacement has been installed.
  2. Electrical Hazards – A licensed electrician, experienced in swimming pools and hot tubs, should inspect your equipment to make sure everything is properly grounded, bonded, and protected by proper GFCI circuits according to Article 680 of the National Electric Code.
  3. Warning Signs – Protect your family and guests. Make sure that all warning signs provided by the manufacturer, builder, or installer are displayed according to the manufacturers’ specifications.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/real-estate-news/article3451151.html#storylink=cpy

 

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