Swimming pools can be a source of happiness when you use it cautiously, but it can also be a source of problems. If you do not take all the necessary precautions required for holistic installation of it along with all it’s subsidiary parts’ installations.

Sometimes you just purchase the above ground swimming pool but forget that your kids would also engage themselves to get their quotient of fun and merriment. So it becomes your duty to ensure their safety in order to make your pool environment child-friendly.

We have listed below the top 5 best swimming pool alarms for child safety based on their overall ratings in Amazon’s official website. Their features along with their pros and cons along with their respective reviews are mentioned below for your perusal.

You can choose the most appropriate swimming pool alarm for child safety as per your requirements.

1) PoolGuard PGRM-2 In-Ground Pool Alarm

  • This pool alarm is NSF (National Sanitation Foundation) certified to the ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) Standard F2208.
  • This alarm is made of imported quality material. It is originally manufactured in the USA.
  • This PoolGuard In-Ground Pool Alarm comes with a warranty for a whopping 3 years.
  • It is equipped with a battery-powered system. Batteries to run it come with its package.
  • This pool alarm supports in-house remote receiver.
  • It is enabled with the innovative idea of Red Reset/ Sleep Key. You can reset the settings voluntarily. You can also enable the ‘sleep key’ to mute it as long as you want.
  • There is no alert for low battery indication.
  • Original dimension: 14.5 inches x 4 inches x 12.8 inches.
  • As per users’ ratings and reviews in Amazon’s official website, this alarm has received 5 out of 5 stars. Though most of the users have given positive reviews about this alarm, some users have stated that this alarm works as slow immersion and it does not give the alarm.
  • Sometimes, users fail to place this alarm at the ideal position in their pools due to the false alarm it gives for pool filter water movement. Someplace it on a wooden plank to adjust the ideal immersion of its leg.

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2) PoolGuard DAPT-2 Water Hazard Pool Door Alarm

  • This particular alarm has a reputation and recognition for being listed in UL (Underwriters’ Laboratories) in the year 2017. UL is a well-known safety consulting and certification organization headquartered in America. Their fire underwriters have listed this DAPT-2 Water Hazard Pool Door Alarm as a certified one to use.
  • This alarm is made of imported quality material. It is originally manufactured in the USA.
  • It comes with a hassle-free 1-year unlimited warranty.
  • This alarm is equipped with 85 DB horn at 10 feet.
  • Original dimension: 1.5 inches x 2.75 inches x 4.5 inches.
  • In Amazon’s official website, this alarm has received 4 out of 5 stars. Though many users have praised this product’s service, few users have termed its service as horrible because it works erratically at times. They have mentioned that the batteries die after a few days and on the immediate next day, the alarm keeps on beeping for the whole day.

3) Pool Patrol PA 30 Pool Alarm for Kids

  • This alarm is ideal for both in-ground and above-ground pools. Hence, you will save the extra cost of buying two different sorts of pool alarms for the usage of in-ground and above-ground purpose.
  • This is an emulation of the PA 30 model and it is easy to install and super convenient to use.
  • This Pool Patrol Alarm for kids is powered by a battery and it uses 9 Volt alkaline battery. Usage of alkaline battery instead of an acidic battery, in turn, increases the longevity and durability of this pool alarm.
  • The battery is not included in the package. You need to purchase it exclusively.
  • It has good longevity since it is designed for many years of use.
  • This alarm comes complete with all allied hardware. Hence, you will be saving the cost of buying other equipment necessary to run it.
  • Original dimension: 10 inches x 6.5 inches x 10 inches.
  • This alarm has an overall rating of 3 out of 5 stars as influenced by the users’ experience. Users are satisfied with this alarm’s usage, but when it starts malfunctioning, this alarm does not stop screaming. If you are sensitive to loud sound, then please avoid using this alarm.

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4) Pool Alarm Electronic Monitoring System

  • Installation is not automated. Manual installation is explicitly required.
  • Once you are done with the installation part of Safe Family Life Pool Alarm, it cannot be deactivated anymore. It will always remain in the mode of ‘alarm ready’ until and unless you voluntarily alter its mode to ‘sleep mode’.
  • This pool alarm uses 6 D batteries which usually last for one year approximately.
  • Please note that the batteries are not included in the package. These should be purchased separately.
  • The Safe Family Life Pool Alarm always comes with a remote receiver which is compatible for getting mounted in your house up to 300 feet from the main unit.
  • This alarm also comes with a power supply of 12 Volts.
  • This alarm has an audible alert which is an indicator of low battery. This alert would sound at the poolside alarm as well as at the remote receiver simultaneously.
  • The alarm is of 100 DB.
  • Original dimension: 10 inches x 0.01 inches x 10 inches.
  • According to Amazon’s official website, this pool alarm has 5 out of 5 stars. Even though most of the users have got satisfied with the usage of this product, but some have specified the fact that this alarm does not seem good if you are looking for a compact figure.
  • This pool alarm is bulkier in size and it is a bit louder than one expects in its small in-house pool. Functionally if you judge its performance, then it does not give you any scope to complain.

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About the Author

Jude Wilson

Founder & Editor

I am the guy behind PoolCorrect. I love pooling and have been doing this since I was a child.

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