"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Off Topic Discussions
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-19-2006, 07:07 PM   #11
Executive Chef
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Raton,NM, USA
Posts: 4,572
Dont have kids but I would love a pool.The monitors are also good if the family pet or a squirrel falls in.As for kids they are clever little buggers never give them the benefit of the dought.
Can they go in the yard where the pool is? If not Ive seen Nursing Homes that have a bracelet to go on patients in case they open a door to go outside and make a run for it, it sounds an alarm.

jpmcgrew is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2006, 07:23 PM   #12
Alix's Avatar
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Posts: 23,201
I don't have any advice for you GB, there is no way we would have a pool with only 2 months where it is warm enough to swim outside. LOL. I think you have the right idea though, better to be too careful than not careful enough.

You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it. Robin Williams
Alix is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2006, 08:05 PM   #13
Executive Chef
Michelemarie's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Suburb of Chicago, IL
Posts: 2,614
Send a message via Yahoo to Michelemarie
When I lived in LV we had an inground pool - fortunately our pool was on one side of the yard so we just fenced across that side of the yard with a wrought iron fence with a self lock. Now I live in Chicago and have an above ground pool with a deck built around it and a self locking gate at the top of the steps. The fence you are looking at looks very cool. I agree, no price is too large to protect the kids! Also, you may want to put a lock on any gates you have on your fence around the yard.
Michele Marie
Michelemarie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2006, 08:07 PM   #14
Chief Eating Officer
GB's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: USA,Massachusetts
Posts: 25,509
Yeah we have a pad lock on the fence around the yard. I think that is a state law in MA when you have a pool.

You know you can't resist clicking
this link. Your eyes will thank you. VISUAL BLISS
GB is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:57 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.