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North Carolina: Do I Need a Fence for My Swimming Pool, Spa, or Hot Tub?

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Do I need a fence for my North Carolina in-ground swimming pool? Short answer: Yes! Do I need a fence for my North Carolina above ground swimming pool? Short answer: Maybe. The state of North Carolina takes an active approach to protecting the lives of children and others who may not understand the risks of swimming pools, spas, and hot …

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Does a Swimming Pool Have a Good Return on Investment (ROI)?

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If you’re considering installing a swimming pool on your property but are planning to move in a few years, you may be considering the return on investment (ROI). According to HomeAdvisor, the average cost in the United States to build a new swimming pool is $23,482 (the average cost in North Carolina is $35,092). Then, once it’s built, you need …

Melanie Cameron at the YWCA Pool

My Favorite Places: YWCA: Day 12 of 30

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For Day 12 of her 30 favorite places, Realtor Melanie Cameron of The Cameron Team is at the YWCA Lower Cape Fear swimming pool where she likes to swim at least once a week. The main goal of the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) is to eliminate racism and empower women. The local center offers fitness, health, empowerment, youth, and …

North Carolina 2012 Fence and Wall Codes for Swimming Pools

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Many North Carolina homeowners ask, “Do we need to install a fence around our swimming pool?” The answer is YES! The installation of a swimming pool should conform to North Carolina’s latest building codes. As of this post, those are the 2012 residential building codes. They regulate the dimensions of the fence or wall (referred to as a “barrier” in …