Above Ground Swimming Pool Alarm

Do It For The Ones You Love

Do you have your above ground swimming pool alarm?  Now that you have a pool, the first thing to consider is pool safety.  Please protect your loved ones around water. I have spent most of my life building above ground pools and feel they are the safest pool a person could have in their yard, but you can never do too much.

Alarms are a great start to a safer pool.  Pool safety fence and safety ladders are helpful also.

Please protect your children around water.



Poolguard above ground pool alarm
This above ground pool alarm detects entry into the pool by children, pets or other intruders.  It is easy to operate and powered by a nine volt battery.  This unit snaps into the top rail of your pool making installation a snap.  The PoolGuard comes with a three year warranty and meets all ASTM safety standards for pool alarms. It also comes with an in home remote system with a 12 volt power supply.

It currently sells for about $220.00. There don't seem to be a lot of customer reviews to go buy but it might be a good choice.



Above Ground Pool Alarm
This pool alarm system has a patented device that eliminates false alarms from wind, rain and other disturbances.  If you have small children these pool alarms are an ideal way of adding a little more safety to your backyard pool experience. This unit called the PoolEye is on the low end of the price scale selling for about $70.00. It has an adjustable sensitivity switch, a 6 month warranty and is poolside siren only.

The reviews indicate it is on the sensitive side and it will just keep going off if you are not home to shut it up. It may not be NYS code compliant so check that out if you are to be inspected.

If this is what your budget allows give it a try.



Pool Patrol Alarm
Above Ground Pool Alarms


The unit above is the Pool Patrol PA-30 and sells for just under $200.00. It is a battery operated floating device. After many hours of reading customer reviews this alarm seems to be one of the most liked.

The negative reviews for this alarm are mostly about it being over sensitive, pretty much the same as all other alarm reviews. With this unit there are, however, many positive user experiences. I particularly loved this comment "It works just like it stated. We let our little girl hear the alarm. Now she wont go near the pool if its in there." That would have been any of my kids.

Please join us at Shadebuilder to help stop the drowning.  If you have a story to tell that might alert another pool owner to the dangers in their yard please share it with us.  The more lives we can save the better.  If you haven't already, protect your kids with a pool alarm, or some other combination of safety features.



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