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Pool Drain Hazards

Pool Drain Hazards

While drowning is a well-publicized danger associated with swimming pools, comparatively little has been reported about injuries and deaths caused by pool drains. Water rushing out of the drain creates a suction that can ensnare swimmers, usually small children, causing…

Pool Water Pathogens

Pool Water Pathogens

Germs from other swimmers and unsafe water supplies can easily contaminate pool water, especially if it isn’t properly disinfected. Contaminated recreational water can cause a variety of ailments and diseases, such as diarrhea, and skin, ear and upper respiratory infections,…

Pool Alarms

Pool Alarms

A pool alarm is a safety feature designed to alert adults when unsupervised children enter a pool. There are a number of different designs available, but none is foolproof. Pool alarms are safety features for children and pets.  Drowning remains…

Reserve Studies

A reserve study is a budget-planning tool, arranged by a homeowners association, which is designed to explore the capacity of member contributions to pay for the maintenance of elements that are shared among association members. Reserve studies consist of two…

Polybutylene Pipe

Polybutylene Water Supply Lines   Polybutylene (PB) was a plastic manufactured between 1978 and mid-1995 for use as piping in home plumbing systems. It was inexpensive and offered plenty of advantages over other materials, such as flexibility, ease of installation,…

Aluminum Wiring

Aluminum Wiring Single Strand Between approximately 1965 and 1973, single-strand aluminum wiring was sometimes substituted for copper branch-circuit wiring in residential electrical systems Aluminum and copper wiring, with each metal clearly identifiable by its color due to the sudden escalating…