Do I need a lock on my pool gate? The answer to this question is yes. In fact, the Consumer Product Safety Commission recommends for pool owners to install a self-closing, self-latching, key lockable gate in any pool fence system.
How does a magnetic gate latch work?
What is a self-latching gate? Life Saver’s self-closing, self-latching pool gate utilizes a square frame that can support itself with or without the pool fence. It is totally removable or it can be permanently anchored.
How high should a pool gate lock be? Any access gates through the enclosure must open away from the swimming pool, and must be self-closing with a self-latching device placed no lower than 60 inches above the ground. The enclosure must be a minimum height of 60 inches.