to Choose a Pool Cover
come in a number of
shapes, sizes, different materials and they have different uses. You
will need to select a type of pool cover that will suit your
needs. There are a number of advantages of having a
pool cover other than safety.
installing a pool cover you will have to answer a number of questions
What type of pool do you have?
Do you have children?
Does the pool get a lot of sun?
Do leaves fall in the pool often?
asking these questions to yourself and then reading the following tips
below you will then be able to make an informed decision on what type
of pool cover you need.
young children and pets you might want to consider a pool safety net.
This is basically a net that is hooked around the pool to prevent
accidental drowning and use of the pool by children without parent’s
permission. It will also give parents piece of mind while your children
play around the pool area.
heated pools or heated pools can be fitted with a special pool blanket
which will insulate the pool and keep the warm water at the required
temperature without using large amounts of power. The cover resembles
bubble wrap and it will also offer protection from unwanted objects
falling into the pool.
people who live in warm areas and where the pool is used on a regular
basis, a basic plastic cover will work well. A basic pool cover will
protect your pool as well as keep leaves, dirt and other unwanted
objects put of the pool.
A pool cover
neatly rolled up at the front of the pool
purchasing the pool cover or measuring the size of the pool keep in
mind that the cover needs to overlap onto the edge of the pool.
make sure that your pool covers come with a warranty. If you are
contracting a company to install a custom pool cover for you, make sure
it comes with a contract of at least two years for manufacturer’s
covers are a necessary pool accessory and
they are not expensive, but they perform a
very vital role in preventing accidental drowning and keeping the pool
clean as well as by reducing maintenance and costs.
you are not sure what type of cover will be best for you then consult
your local pool store or hire a contracting company that will design
and install a pool cover that suits your needs.
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