Why use a pool cover?
In the past few years, pool covers have come into their own, due largely to the heightened awareness around the need to be more sustainable in our daily habits and choices.
However, with such a wide variety of pool covers now available, it can be difficult to know exactly what material is right for your pool maintenance needs and swimming habits.
All pool covers have common benefits, however, the correct material will provide extra savings in terms of reducing the running costs of your pool. Depending on which material is selected, you can reduce your heating costs, reduce your chemical consumption by 70%, reduce filtration times by 50% to save electricity, or keep your pool water cooler in extremely hot climates.
We aim to provide you with an informative guide that will assist you understanding the variances in performance, UV stability, thicknesses, durability and lifespan so that you can make an informed decision in your selection of a pool cover.
So what is the best material to put on top of your pool. It all depends on what you want the material to do!
A Pool Cover offers you so many benefits...
by up to 50%
A pool cover is an effective means to keep water in a pool by reducing evaporation of water from the pool when it is not in use. A pool cover can reduce water loss by 30 to 50 percent.
by up to 40%
Outdoor pools can absorb 75 to 85 percent of the solar energy striking the pool surface. By covering the pool during the day, the reduction in energy loss can be up to 20 to 40 percent, thus retaining the pool’s heat.
pool chemical costs
by up to 70%
A pool cover helps you keep the pool clean and extend the life of the chemicals in your pool. At a cost of 20 to 60 cents per square foot, a pool cover pays for itself within a year of purchase.
1 year warranty
No matter your pool size or shape, our experts offer solutions that suit your specific saving requirements. Solar2000 has invested in quality products backed by warranties to assure you of our commitment to deliver the best of the best to you!
Reading material you'll find useful
We share our library of scientific studies and articles for you to download and read at your leisure.
The articles aim to provide you with the facts to further assist you in making an informed decision:
- Who killed the cover chemical guide
- What is meant by a balanced pool?
- Selecting the right material
- Clear waters and a green gas history of chlorine as a swimming pool sanitiser in US
- Chlorine consumption by UV
- What is UV light?
- Vapourguard evaporation report
- Energy Smart Management for Indoor Swimming Pools
- Conserving energy and heating your pool with solar energy