There are over 10 million residential pools in the United States. In Edina Minnesota, pool season is just around the corner. If you own a pool or hot tub, make sure any guests who are swimming are knowledgeable about pool safety. If you have a pool, make sure your independent insurance agent has made recommendations on necessary liability and guest medical coverage. Most city and local ordinances, and homeowner insurance policies require you to have a fenced in pool, but a pool alarm should also be installed. We have included a few tips on pool safety:
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that over 4000 children younger than five go to hospital emergency rooms due to injuries in pools and spas each year. A pool accident can be a costly incident and could lead to a claim on your homeowners insurance. Make sure to take preventative steps to minimize the risk of injuries. For information visit http://www.poolsafely.gov/.
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