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What You Should Know About Swimming Pool Covers

Aug 22, 2008
Although swimming pools are a fun and exciting way to cool down on those hot summer days, they are not without risks. Far too many children drown each year in swimming pools, and this made more tragic by the fact that it can be so easily prevented by simply using a swimming pool cover.

In addition to protecting your children, swimming pool covers have many other uses. One of the main things that a cover will do is keep things such as debris from getting in your pool.

The pool cover is a great safety device that seals the pool to protect children and visitors from accidental falls. It acts as a guard in the absence of supervision. A pool cover has several advantages. Swimming pools that are covered with pool covers minimize heat loss that results from evaporation. Swimming pool covers block evaporation and the heat is retained in the pool.

Swimming pool covers come in a variety of choices: net pool covers, mesh pool covers, vinyl/in-ground pool covers, etc. They adapt to rocks and waterfalls and don't obstruct views. A mesh pool cover has a tight-fitting safety barrier, and it prevents unwanted entry, reduces maintenance, keeps pool free of debris, and reduces evaporation. A vinyl pool cover boasts an outstanding safety barrier, and it operates with the turn of a key, seals out dirt and leaves, insulates and retains heat, and reduces chemical loss. All-Safe and Katchakid are two of the many manufacturers of swimming pool covers.

Vinyl covers offer addition security for your pool, as they operate via key. These covers offer good insulation for a pool and should keep your water nice and warm. Vinyl is a very popular type of swimming pool cover, and for good reason.
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