Self-Closing Gates Should Open Outwardly

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Does It Matter Which Way My Swimming Pool Gate Opens?

Self-Closing Gates Should Open Outwardly

Always remember that a self-closing gate should open away from the swimming pool. When your swimming pool fence is being constructed, make sure that the self-closing gate to your swimming pool will swing outward and away from the pool at all times. A gate that opens inward presents a hazard because it could help to propel a child into the water upon entry.

   

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