Swimming Pool Covers Articles


Swimming pool covers come in many different types, including solar covers, safety covers, winterizing covers, and covers meant for daily use. Pool covers also come in different styles, such as track-style covers, and can be manual or automatic.

To learn about available options in pool covers and their benefits--including keeping your pool safe and clean, while saving money--read the articles below. Discover the best pool cover to fit your budget and lifestyle, and find out which types of pool covers meet the requirements of a safety cover.

Ready to buy a pool cover? Check out our Pool Covers Buyers' Guide to learn more about pool covers from leading companies and find out where to buy.

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Take Cover: The Best Pool Cover for Your Needs

From solar blankets to safety barriers, pool covers serve a variety of functions. Discover which type of pool cover suits your needs. Read more >>


Covering Your Options

Pool covers come in many different styles, including solar, automatic, safety, and more. Decide which type is right for you.
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Got It Covered

Choosing the right pool cover for your backyard oasis. Read more >>


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Types of Swimming Pool Covers

Swimming pool covers offer many benefits. Learn about the four different types of pool covers and choose the one that’s the best fit for your pool and lifestyle. Read more >> 



Take Cover: The Best Pool Cover for Your Needs

From solar blankets to safety barriers, pool covers serve a variety of functions. Discover which type of pool cover suits your needs. Read more >>


Covering Your Options

Pool covers come in many different styles, including solar, automatic, safety, and more. Decide which type is right for you. Read more >>


Pool Maintenance Guide

A comprehensive guide to maintaining your swimming pool. Learn how pool covers, cleaners (vacuums/sweepers), filters, testing systems, and sanitizers all help keep your pool water crystal clear. Read more >>


Got It Covered

When it comes to keeping a pool clean, warm, and more importantly, safe, nothing beats the versatility of a pool cover. Read more >>



Pool Covers Keep Your Pool Clean and Clear

Learn how a pool cover can save time and money, while adding a layer of protection. Read more >>

Cover Up

Swimming pool covers come in many forms and styles, each with their own strengths and shortcomings. For pool owners living in sunny, arid, or windy parts of the country, covers are essential to prevent water evaporation. But even those in more humid areas can benefit from covers that keep debris out of the swimming pool and add another layer of safety to the backyard. Read more >>



Guide to Pool Covers

Covers are best known for what they keep out of your pool -- from filter-clogging leaves and other debris to accident-prone children and pets. But another benefit comes with what pool covers keep in your pool: heat, water, and chemicals. This helps save you money by preventing heat loss, water evaporation, and chemical consumption. Read more >>



Uncovering the Facts

Industry experts answer questions about the options, benefits, installation, and prices of swimming pool covers. Read more >>


A Safe Investment

Existing pools can be retrofitted with automatic swimming pool covers providing that the tracks can be laid out on the deck to form a rectangle. The low-profile tracks can be installed so that they prevent toe-stubbing, and they easily blend into the look of the existing pool. Read more >>



Securing Your Investment

 

Pool covers are key in protecting swimming pools during the winter months, but daily use during peak swim season can also save money on maintenance, chemicals and heating. In addition to keeping debris out and reducing evaporation and heat loss, many pool covers provide a safety barrier. Read more >>



Firmly Anchored: Experts Weigh In

Safety swimming pool covers help prevent children from falling into the pool. They may be solid, mesh or solid with mesh drain panels. Some are designed for seasonal use when closing the swimming pool for the winter and are far superior at averting accidents. Read more >>



Shoppers' Guide to Pool Covers

Investing in a pool cover serves many purposes, from protecting your family and your investment to saving your hard cash in reduced costs for chemicals, maintenance, energy and water. Pool covers are available in choices that range from solar covers to fully automatic devices. Read more >>



Cover Story: Swimming Pool Cover Guide

New pool buyers tend to pay a lot of attention to how their pools will look. Little time, however, is spent picking out products that make pool ownership less expensive and more enjoyable, like swimming pool covers. Read more >>