Winter is coming: Pool covers to protect your pride and joy
In the summer you can look after your pool with just about any cover you come across, but when winter sets in, pool owners need to offer a little bit more protection. Keeping debris out of your pool makes for an easy re-opening in spring, so we’ve put together a list of the best pool covers for the colder months.
In the Swim: Round Pool Cover
This cover is specifically designed for 18-foot pools. It’s made from polyethylene, which can hold up against leaves and wind during winter. It also comes with wire cables, fastening loops and a metal winch, which makes for a perfect fit on your pool.
Invest in one of these winter pool covers, and you can comfortably rest assured that when it’s time for opening up, your pool won’t be filled with leaves. Even better, this cover is inexpensive and still high quality.
Pool Mate: Oval Above Ground Cover
Explicitly designed for above-the-ground swimming pools, this winter cover can withstand harsh conditions due to its professional quality. It’s made from polyethylene and it comes with a 12-year warranty. Its grommets are well placed, making installation a snap. Its also heat-sealed to improve its performance, and comes in different sizes – a premium option for your above-the-ground pool.
Robelle: Platinum Pool Cover
Constructed using the best and strongest polyethylene material, the Robelle platinum pool cover is designed to suit all weather conditions. It can withstand heavy rainfall, wind, hail, sleet and snow, as long as it is appropriately installed, enabling you to keep your pool in a stable condition till it’s time to re-open again.
Pool Mate: Pool Cover
While less common, in-ground pools require protection during the winter season too. If you happen to own one, the Pool Mate cover is here to protect your pool from harsh winter conditions. Whether you want to keep out the weather or debris from your pool, this cover is designed to do it all. It’s easy to install as it’s made of polyethylene, and it comes with a ten-year warranty.
Blue Wave: Gold Pool Cover
This pool cover comes in a roomy 28-foot size, making it easy to comfortably fit without any trouble, with a four-foot overlap. It can protect your pool from strong winds, massive downpour, ice and snow, as well as UV rays, which means you can use it in the summer as well. It comes with a 15-year warranty from the manufacturer.
As the chill sets in, it’s tempting to go into out-of-sight-out-of-mind mode when it comes to taking care of your pool. However, taking the necessary step of installing a winter pool cover will save you unnecessary maintenance when spring has sprung. Get yours today!
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