Tips For Buying Pool Covers In The USA

Hydrotherapy, water healing – call it what you like, a soak in a hot pool is a great way of relaxing and rejuvenating. A pool is a wonderful investment, adding value to your home and giving you many years of relaxation if maintained and kept in good condition. 

Electrical pool covers are essential to protect your pool from the elements, to keep your heated water from evaporating, keep debris out and to prevent young children and pets from falling in.

All pool covers have almost the same ingredients – like foam filling, vinyl coverings, inner plastic layers, locks and straps, outer covers etc. Check for foam density, strength and thickness. 

Dense, thick and strong foam is crucial for high-level insulation and bearing the weight of heaviest hail/snow fall without being damaged. Check whether foam is properly and fully sealed to protect against moisture and waterlogging. Also, check for metal channel support for foam to stay in shape.

The scrim material, inner lining, prevents moisture from reaching the foam inside, deflects warmth back into the pool, not allowing it to escape. A good scrim is made from double-ply poly laminate material – again treated and tested for resistance against mildew, cold crack and UV resistance; with drain holes to prevent water build-up