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Guelph pool and hot tub owners face tougher rules

A proposed city bylaw in Guelph, Ont., could result in several new safety measures for backyard pools and hot tubs. According to a Guelph Today report, the mandate looks to replace a 25-year-old bylaw and would require fencing around new inground and above-ground pools, hot tubs, and fence replacements.

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Frameless glass fencing adds safety and esthetics to the backyard

The use of frameless glass fencing is a growing trend in residential pool, spa/hot tub, and landscape design, as it is a sleek, elegant, and affordable way to increase safety in the backyard. In terms of safety, fencing is one of a number of security measures that can be installed around the pool perimeter to prevent unwanted access. In fact, several provinces, states, and municipalities across North America have, or are, introducing…

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Expert tips for installing removable pool fence systems

Removable mesh pool fencing (RPF) has been used in residential backyards since the mid ’60s and was designed for the purpose of preventing swimming pool accidents (drowning)—primarily for children under the age of five, who, historically, are the most at risk. According to the Lifesaving Society Canada, backyard pools continue to be the…

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