Slippery pool deck in Apache Junction Arizona?
Is the surface around your swimming pool too slippery or slick? If it is and you live in Apache Junction Arizona, Walkway Management Group of Arizona can help to make the area around your swimming pool irrefutably more safe. Our company assists both commercial and residential properties in the Greater Phoenix Area to lessen the threat of injuries taking place around your swimming pool. Call us today to schedule a consultation or read more below about our company’s procedures, products, and services.
Why is it important to increase traction on surfaces surrounding a swimming pool?
As the proprietor of a swimming pool, it is likely you already know of the hazards associated with slip and fall accidents around your pool. However, what most people are stunned to find out is just how many injuries happen on the surfaces encompassing swimming pools. By statistics, nearly all injuries related to swimming pools do not take place in the water at all. According to the Center of Disease Control, well over 150,000 injuries each year will happen as a result of a slip and fall around swimming pools. Being that The Greater Phoenix area has substantially more swimming pools than anywhere else in the United States, a slip and fall accident is much more likely to occur in this area.
What can happen if someone gets injured around my pool?
If someone were to be injured around your swimming pool you can be held legally liable for their injuries. It is well known that some attorneys may specialize in what’s referred to as “slip and fall accidents”. These slip and fall attorneys assess the value of a victim’s injury before they even take them on as a client. Here are a few of the components a personal injury attorney can take into consideration when estimating the value of a case.
- Your Financial Assets– Personal injury attorneys can take into mind how much money and capital you own. The more financial and material wealth you have, the higher the amount they will try to seek for damages. Even if you do not have large pools of money, a personal injury lawyer can estimate other belongings such as: vehicles, properties, stocks, or any other investments to cover the cost of the claim.
- Insurance– Personal injury attorneys can try to distinguish how much insurance coverage you will receive. If you happen to be a home or business owner in Apache Junction with a pool, it is important to guarantee that you have the insurance coverage to completely settle any potential injuries on your property. If your insurance doesn’t cover the cost of an injury, you may end up paying out of pocket for their personal injuries.
- Steps you have taken to reduce injury – The more steps you take to lessen the chance of an injury happening on your property, the more unlikely it will be for you to be held liable for any and all injuries on your property. If you think that you do not need to take any additional safety measures to avoid legal litigation simply because it would be just you or your family that uses your swimming pool, you need to rethink. If a figure were to trespass into your property illegally and injure themselves around your swimming pool, and you haven’t taken the responsible steps to prevent said accident, you can be held accountable for their injuries. Taking steps to minimize the potentiality of a slip and fall accident around your pool makes you much less likely to be held liable. Moreover: the worse the injury, the more compensation they will try to seek. Personal injury attorneys will take into consideration any actions that you have taken to try to create a safe and sound environment. Erecting a fence around your swimming pool that is at least 4 feet high, and taking action to maximize friction on the surface surrounding your pool; you will greatly reduce the risk of being held liable for injuries that occur on your property.
Walkway Management Group of Arizona can provide an appraisal of the friction your pool deck sustains with our state of the art technology: ‘The Bot 3000E’. Using this we can determine the “slip coefficient of friction” of your pool deck. A term like “slip coefficient of friction” may sound perplexing, but it simply refers to the unit of measurement for the force it would take in order to move an object on a flat surface (However we may not even be needed to measure this in order to determine the friction of the surfaces around your pool). Walkway Management Group of Arizona utilizes products that increase the friction of any solid surfaces. Once we have assessed the amount of friction the surface of your pool deck stays at, we will be able to guide you on the best treatments and products to use. With our ‘Boost’ products and ‘Bot 3000E’ Walkway Management Group of Arizona prevents your friends and family from getting seriously hurt on your pool deck. By administering the correct Boost products, we can prevent you or your kids from falling and getting wounded on a slippery pool deck. Eliminating a slick or slippery pool deck can also prevent your friends from slipping, therefore avoiding lawsuits to your homeowners insurance. Call for an evaluation today.