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[VIDEO] Is Your Pool Drain Cover Safe?

Don’t forget to check for and replace bad pool drain covers! Watch the video to learn more.

Suctions and main drains are a vital part of pool circulation. But it can also be a danger if the suction is able trap a swimmer at the bottom of the pool.

Never fear! You just need to follow simple guidelines to keep the pool safe.

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Remember to check your drains. To comply with the ANSI/APSP - 16 2017 standard, all CMP covers and screws need to be replaced every SEVEN YEARS from the date of installation.

All CMP main drains are UL Listed and tested to be VGBA compliant to ANSI/APSP/ICC-16, the standard of reference for the Virginia Graeme Baker Act, and compliant to the latest Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) requirements.

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