Living in Arizona, we are spoiled by having such beautiful, sunny weather almost all year round. With that, homes here in the Valley of the Sun tend to have pools. We Arizonans love our backyards and the recreation that comes with it. However we have to be ever mindful of the dangers owning a home with a pool can have.
The majority of homes in the Glendale Homes for Sale area do have pools, but do we check regularly to make sure that safety checks are in place for our pools? Here are some disturbing facts that you may not be aware of. A child is 10 times more likely to die at home with a pool than at a home with a gun. Must young kids drown because they have wandered outside and fell into the pool. Drowning is the number one accidental death for kids under age 5 (reference). These are just a few of the frightening statistics. There are things we can do to help prevent these scary facts. Read more