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How long does an electric pool cover last?

How long does an electric pool cover last?

Most automatic safety pool covers on average last 4 to 6 years if you maintain them properly. We recommend that you buy a pool cover that comes with a pro-rated warranty. That way, you can always ask for a replacement if you notice issues within a few weeks of purchase.

How well do automatic pool covers work?

Automatic pool covers are made of a heavy vinyl and work much better than a solar cover. It is not uncommon for them to add 10 to 15 degrees to the temperature of the pool. If you have a heat pump, the cover will help keep cost down by not letting a lot of the heat dissipate into the air, also reducing evaporation.

Do heated pool covers work?

Yes, liquid solar covers actually work and quite well. While they don’t attract the sun’s heat to your pool water, they help reduce water evaporation at night to keep the heat in your water.

Are automatic pool covers reliable?

Automatic pool covers are safe, reliable, and easy to use. You can open or close your automatic safety cover with the push of a button. Automatic pool covers offer incredible peace of mind for homeowners who want to prevent accidents or keep loved ones and pets out of harm’s way.

Should pool cover touch water?

The cover is designed to touch the surface of the water. So your pool should always be filled when covered, and the water level should never go below 18 inches from the top of the pool. Check the water level of the pool and fill it up if it goes below 18 inches.

Does an automatic pool cover replace a fence?

The 2012 version of the code allows an automatic pool safety cover instead of a pool fence for spas only. The 2015 version of the code allows pool owners to install automatic pool safety covers for their spas and inground pools instead of installing a pool fence. As of this writing, 11 states have adopted the ISPSC.

How does a solar cover on a pool work?

For a pool that is completely covered by a solar blanket, and one that gets at least 6 hours of direct sunlight on the pool, a 10-15 degree F gain is not unusual. Solar Blankets will also reduce heat loss and evaporation by as much as 95%, depending on 1) amount of surface coverage and 2) average nightly temperature.

What makes up an electric pool cover reel?

Typical electric swimming pool covers consist of three main components or subassemblies; a reel (pool cover reel), clutch, pulleys, cables and tracks that are electrically powered to provide motion.

How does an automatic Pool cover work in a pool?

Typically, on one end of the pool, there will be a sleek “roller” where the pool cover material rolls up and is stored when not in use. When the switch is activated, the motor turns on and the pool cover automatically rolls across the pool area with the help of two tracks on either side of the pool.

Where is the roller on an electric pool cover?

The roller would be positioned below deck or sitting above the deck at one end of the swimming pool. Typical electric swimming pool covers consist of three main components or subassemblies; a reel (pool cover reel), clutch, pulleys, cables and tracks that are electrically powered to provide motion.