Slippery pool deck in Sunnyslope Arizona?
Is your pool deck slippery when it gets wet? Does it continue to stay slick even while dry? If you have this problem and are a resident of Sunnyslope Arizona, Walkway Management Group of Arizona can help. Our company can assist any commercial or residential property in The Greater Phoenix Area to take action against the dangers and perils of injury associated with the low-friction surfaces surrounding swimming pools. 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 a swimming pool owner, you most likely already know many of the dangers that can come with owning one. But what some people don’t even think of is just how many injuries can happen on the low-friction areas around their pool. Statistically, more than not an injury related to swimming pools don’t even happen in the water. According to the Center of Disease Control, somewhere around 150,000 injuries take place each year as a result of a slip and fall accident around the pool. Being that it’s the hottest part of The United States, The Greater Phoenix area has more swimming pools than any other urbanized area of the country. Therefore, it’s easy to conclude that slip and fall accidents are more likely to happen here than anywhere else.
What can happen if someone gets injured around my pool?
If a person were to get injured around your swimming pool and seek compensation, you may end up being to blame for their injuries. Some attorneys specialize in what are known as “slip and fall accidents”. Slip and fall attorneys take the worth of a victim’s injury well before they even consider said client’s case. Here are a few of the many factors that an attorney can take while considering the value of a case.
- Financial Assets– Personal injury attorneys can assess the worth of your finances and material capital. The more wealth or assets an attorney can evaluate in your name, the higher the amount a victim can try to seek for compensation. Even if you don’t have large pools of money, a lawyer can appraise other belongings such as: vehicles, properties, stocks, or any other investments to cover the cost of the claim.
- Insurance– Personal injury attorneys also directly communicate with your insurance provider to determine how much coverage you have. If you are a business or home owner in Sunnyslope with a pool, it’s important that you talk with your provider now to seek any procedures that your homeowner’s insurance company will think necessary to settle any accidents that may happen on your property. If your provider decides that the proper measures haven’t been taken, they may not cover the injury at all, in that case you can be held responsible for the entirety of a victim’s suit.
Steps to take to reduce injury
Any safety precautions that you have taken to stop an injury from happening on your property, can minimize any threats of you being held at fault for any slip and fall accidents that do happen on your residence. If you think that a slip and fall accident isn’t a problem simply because only you or your family will use your swimming pool, please reconsider. If a theoretical trespasser were to enter your property, and injure themselves on the slippery deck of your pool. You could be seen as responsible for creating an insecure environment (regardless of the legality of them being on your property in the first place). Taking any steps to reduce the possibility of a slip and fall accident occurring around your pool will reduce the threat of you being held liable.Accordingly: the worse the victim’s injury, the more they can seek in damages. Personal injury attorneys will have to consider any precautions that you have taken to create a slip-free environment. If you were to put together a sturdy four foot tall fence around your swimming pool, and maximize the friction of your pool deck to a level suitable for a wet environment; you could possibly even eradicate the risk of being at fault for any injuries that occur on your property entirely.
Walkway Management Group of Arizona takes important steps in preventing injuries from occurring on your property by first figuring out the level of friction your deck maintains with ‘The Bot 3000E’. This advanced technology can find the “slip coefficient of friction” of any given surface. While this term may seem like confusing jargon, it simply refers to the unit of measure for whatever force it takes to move an object on a flat surface (However we may not even need to find the friction of your pool deck).
We will proceed to use a series of great products to enhance the friction of your pool deck. Once we have a firm grip on how slick the surface of your deck is, we will use these ‘Boost’ products to prevent the threat of you or your kids falling and getting injured on a slippery pool deck entirely. Taking care of this now will prevent anyone else from falling, therefore avoiding a suit to your homeowners insurance. With our ‘Boost’ products and ‘Bot 3000E’ Walkway Management Group of Arizona will help keep your friends and family from being injured on your pool deck. Call for an evaluation today.