Coalition Technologies

Safety Signage

CPR and First Aid Training: Why it’s Your Responsibility as a Pool Owner

By Coalition Technologies / July 2, 2019 /

No municipality holds public pools and private/residential pools to the same compliance standards, which is a good thing. Holding pools in the public and residential domains to the same requirements would expose all pools to rules that lacked contextual validity. But one element of compliance that is ethically sensible for all pools is the provision…

Read More

8 Life Saving Tips for Pool Water and Electricity Safety

By Coalition Technologies / June 29, 2019 /

Swimming pools today are modern marvels that combine comfort and high-tech electronics to provide relaxing outdoor recreational spaces for millions of families across the country. But it’s important to ensure that they’re always as safe as they can be. Because of how complex swimming pools are these days, it’s vital to check for anything that…

Read More
Cleaning a Green Pool

How to Clean a Green Pool & Tips for Other Types of Algae

By Coalition Technologies / June 28, 2019 /

In most of the country, July and August are the best times of year to enjoy swimming pools. Unfortunately, this two-month stretch is also when algae blooms most frequently. Higher temperatures, combined with inconsistent sanitizer levels, can cause serious algae problems. New pool owners especially can be blindsided by problems they didn’t anticipate. Algae is…

Read More
Essential Swimming Safety Tips for Kids

Essential Swimming Safety Tips for Kids of All Ages

By Coalition Technologies / June 27, 2019 /

Backyard pools can be great for kids of all ages. Swimming is a fun Summer activity that also gives kids the opportunity to exercise and spend some quality time with their families and friends. But it’s important to stay safe any time your kids or their friends enjoy your pool. Throughout the country, hundreds of…

Read More
Boy Swimming

5 Reasons Swimming Lessons are Essential — Even if You Think Your Child is Already a Pro

By Coalition Technologies / June 25, 2019 /

We all like to think the best of people we love. Sometimes, this can make us a bit too confident in their ability to do something with ease. Take our kids’ swimming ability, for example. To swim well, they need children’s swimming lessons from experienced instructors, who teach swimming strokes in a way that improves…

Read More
Girl Swimming

What Pool Owners Should Know if They Run a Daycare Business From Home

By Coalition Technologies / June 18, 2019 /

When the location of a home daycare or other business is a residence that includes swimming pool ownership, the pool can raise safety and liability concerns. Many factors affect the level of risk, but almost any pool at a home daycare that is readily accessible from the residence, and ready to use, poses a risk…

Read More
residential pools

Buying a Home With a Pool? 3 Things to Consider Before Taking the Plunge

By Coalition Technologies / April 16, 2019 /

When the sun is high and the weather is hot, what able-bodied swimmer wouldn’t like to have residential pools in the back of their homes, so they could take a relaxing plunge? If they could snap their fingers and make a swimming pool suddenly appear, many people would probably do it, especially in Southern and…

Read More
solar panels

Heating Your Pool with Solar: A Beginner’s Guide

By Coalition Technologies / April 9, 2019 /

A solar pool heater keeps your swimming pool pleasantly warm, so you don’t have to enter it by taking a frigid plunge, or by edging into the water, inch by chilly inch. Pool heaters that are powered by electric, natural gas, or propane do the same, which begs the question: between solar-powered, utility-powered, and propane-powered…

Read More
beach buoy water sea ocean

Staying Informed: The 3 Most Common Causes of Drowning

By Coalition Technologies / April 2, 2019 /

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “Drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide, accounting for 7% of all injury-related deaths.” Annually, roughly 360,000 people die from various causes of drowning. Three groups have the highest risk: “children, males, and individuals with increased access to water.” Globally, low- and middle-income countries…

Read More
Kids in swiiming pool

5 Reasons to Spend Time in the Pool With Your Kids

By Coalition Technologies / March 27, 2019 /

Most people who have a swimming pool find it enjoyable enough to not need a special reason to dive in. The relaxation of basking in temperate water, or the invigoration of doing dives and laps, is enough to make the pool a prime domestic destination. But pulling off a pool cover in Phoenix and enjoying…

Read More