Inground Pool Cover

Inground pool covers are what keep your salt water pool looking clean and inviting all season long.  They are available in a variety of shapes, colors, sizes and materials so you can be sure to find exactly what you are looking for whether its a cover to help keep heat in or out of your pool, to keep out small debris or provide an extra layer of safety. 

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There are three main purposes of a good quality pool cover including keeping the elements out like rain, snow and falling leaves.  They also will keep debris and an assortment of insects out of your pool while it's not in use which makes jumping into a clean pool a lot easier.  It will depend on your climate but a cover will help regulate temperature and potentially save you money in heating costs.  

The final and most important function of a good inground pool cover is that it provides an extra layer of safety.  It's so nice to be able to rely on and have the peace of mind knowing you have a cover in place in the unfortunate event that a child or pet enters the pool area while unsupervised.  Safety covers are rated for their function so keep an eye out for this rating if this is important to you and your family. 

Every pool loses heat and water through evaporation.  There are several factors that add to this loss of heat energy including; pool temperature, air temperature, wind and humidity.  It varies depending on the climate you live in but one thing remains certain:

It is estimated that approximately 85-90% of the heat in your pool is lost through evaporation when a cover is not used. 

An inground pool cover works by preventing evaporation which keeps more water in your pool and radiation which keeps heat in your pool.  The water in your pool takes time and energy to clean and heat and you want to keep as much of it in your pool as possible to save money.  A quality cover will extend the life of your salt water or chemicals and save your from having to add water as often.  This not only will give you more time to enjoy your pool, its also good for the environment.

Inground Pool Cover Options

An Inground pool cover is available in many shapes, sizes, colours and materials. Each cover has it's unique purpose and will provide your pool with either safety, affordability or ease of use. A good cover should provide years or protection for your pool. Almost all swimming pool covers will keep debris out of your pool but some are better than others. Read below to help decide which cover is right for you.

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Pool Cover Pump

A swimming pool cover pump will remove water built up on your cover over the winter or during those rainy months. Water that collects on your pool could be a potential safety hazard or end up in your pool diluting salt or chemical levels, adding stress to your filter system. It will keep all swimming pool covers free of collected water. 

If you are in the market for an inground pool cover there are options that will suit your individual needs. Many options are affordable and you can be sure your salt water pool water stays crystal clear all season long!

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