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Building a Pool When You Are Afraid of Water

Hi, my name is Molly, and a few years ago, we built a pool so that our autistic son could receive hydrotherapy at our home. However, as drowning is a common cause of death and injury among kids with autism, it petrified me to build a pool. However, we worked closely with a pool contractor to make sure that it was as safe as possible. I love the result, and although I am always careful and cautious, I am no longer afraid of having a pool. If you want tips and ideas on designing your pool (even if you are afraid of pools or water), you have come to the right place. I hope that this blog helps you.


Two things a pool builder may do when constructing a safety-conscious client’s new pool

6 July 2023
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Here are two things a pool builder might do when constructing a pool for a safety-conscious client. They might prioritise making as many areas of the pool non-slip as possible One of the concerns that many safety-conscious people have regarding pools is that they or other people might slip when they're in the pool or when they're getting into or out of it, and injure themselves. Whilst features like glossy pool tiles and sloped, step-free pool entry points can look beautiful, a pool contractor who's working with a client who has safety concerns might forgo these elements, so they can make as many areas of the pool as non-slip as possible. Read More …