What should you consider when installing swimming pool fencing?

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Having a swimming pool to enjoy at home is both fun and luxurious. There is nothing like heading out in the Summer months to take a refreshing dip or lie next to it while soaking up the sun. Among all this enjoyment, however, you must take steps to make your swimming pool safe. The best way to go about this is by installing swimming pool fencing. This will create an effective barrier to ensure no one falls in or has any accidents around the pool by mistake.

But what should you think about when planning to have this fencing put in place?

Safety feature

The first thing to really think about is the safety features of any swimming pool fencing you have installed. This could be things like childproof latches or alarms on the gates to alert you when any are opened. In terms of the fencing itself, you need to make sure it is easy to see over or through, durable and cannot be scaled by any younger ones who may live with you or come around to visit. Features like this are handy for helping to keep the whole family safe, but especially children.


Of course, one thing that everyone who installs this sort of fencing must consider is cost. Everyone will have a different budget, so choosing swimming pool fencing you can afford is essential. It is definitely worth getting the best you can, though and not merely the cheapest. Spending a bit more on the fencing you have erected will mean you get the best around with more features to keep everyone safe.

Visual appeal

Although safety is the prime concern here, how any fencing looks is also worth thinking about. It will, after all, be a permanent feature of your property and impact its overall visual appeal. Many people will choose modern materials like woven or welded mesh for their swimming pool fence and gates. These look amazing and will bring extra style to your home as well as safety.

Call Zaun today for more details.

If you have your own private swimming pool at home and want to keep anyone who uses it fully protected, installing perimeter fencing is key. Here at Zaun, we can supply and erect top-class woven or welded mesh security fencing to meet this goal. Call today for more details.

About Zaun

Zaun Limited is the sole remaining manufacturer of welded and woven mesh fencing systems that manufactures the entire system in the UK.  Zaun makes the mesh, fencing panels, posts, clamp bars and fixings at its state-of-the-art five-acre production facility in Wolverhampton in the West Midlands.  Products have been tested and approved by testing organisations including CPNI, LPCB and Secured by Design.

Zaun works very closely with all stakeholders within the business including employees, local, national and international suppliers and a long-established customer base of fencing contractors to design, manufacture and supply high-quality fencing systems, increasingly often providing expertise in integrating PIDs and other systems into holistic security solutions.

Zaun was founded in 1996 and remains a private company solely owned by co-founder Alastair Henman with a regional office in Dubai. They are certified to the ISO 9001 quality standard. It is also a member of the Perimeter Security Suppliers’ Association (PSSA), of which Alastair Henman is a director.

Zaun is a proud British manufacturer and founder member of the Made in Britain campaign, a key player in the UK fencing market and one of the fastest-growing companies in an increasingly competitive industry.

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