Pool ownership is sure to bring laughs, good times and great memories. But with pool ownership also comes great responsibility. Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death in children aged 1 to 4. According to the Centers for Disease Control, three children die every day due to drowning in pools, bathtubs, natural bodies of  Read More

There are several layers to a safe above ground swimming pool.  The first, and most important, layer is always supervision. It’s never safe to swim alone and children should always have an adult poolside.  Pools are made to enjoy together. The second layer of protection is restriction of entry. When you’re not around it’s important to  Read More

Keep our tips in mind to stay safe around your pool! At Pettis Pools & Patio, we make backyards fun, but we take safety very seriously. Here is a list of quick-to-review tips for making sure your pool is as safe as possible: For Adults: Assign one adult to supervise children in and around the  Read More