Category Archives: Pool Safety

Deck Coverings for Safety and Design

Much of the time, installing the swimming pool itself becomes the sole focus of a homeowner. It’s a major undertaking. But, the pool is just one component of a well-designed yard that lets you get the best out of your …
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Pool Safety – Beyond the Basics

Our last blog post looked at some of the safety basics that pool owners in the GTA need to keep in mind. Many of the guidelines are simply common sense – but they always bear repeating. A solid grounding in …
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Swimming Pool Safety 101

Whether you’re just contemplating installing a residential swimming pool or whether you’re a seasoned pool owner, some safety measures are pretty self-evident, such as: • Never leave children unattended near a pool, whether they can swim or not. • By-laws …
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Pool Safety Reminders & Fencing

A Vancouver area woman is calling for stricter enforcement of pool safety bylaws in her municipality a year after a toddler died in a tragic pool accident and in the aftermath of another recent near drowning. The tragic accident occurred …
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Pool Maintenance and the Environment

More and more, people are concerned with the environment when it comes to every aspect of their lives. In the City of Toronto, guidelines updated a few years ago affect your pool’s weekly maintenance along with season opening and closing.
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Pool Chlorine Safety

A recent accident at an Ottawa area public pool highlights the potential dangers of pool chemicals. When you have a pool and work with them daily, you can forget the real hazards they can pose.
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Swimming Pools and Small Children: Safety First

Swimming pools are fantastic for family fun, but if you have small children in particular, safety has to be a primary concern.
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Swimming Pool Leaks

You’ve opened the pool for the summer and hot weather’s making those sparkling waters seem even more enticing. You fill it up and get the chemical balance right – but then you notice a drop in the water level that just seems like too much. Has your watery oasis sprung a leak?
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Pool Opening Do’s and Don’ts

Finally! The sun is getting warmer every day and pool season is in the air. When it comes to opening your pool for the season, here at Bremner Pools we offer a two day process that begins with general cleaning …
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Swimming Pool Heater Safety & Use Part 2

Get the Most out of Your Pool Heater Like any component of a swimming pool system, there is a right way and a not-so-right way to use your pool heater, and there are many things you can do to enhance …
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