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Types of Swimming Pool Covers

If you decide to close your pool off for the winter, there are some steps that you will need to take before you can do it. 

Processes that you carry out will depend on the type of Swimming Pool Covers have.

When it comes to the Winter Swimming Pool Covers, meshed and solid are the two most common types. Automatic Swimming Pool Cover Reel/Roller  made from ultra-durable aluminium tubes that adjust to fit the width of the pool. The tubes are designed to support the pool cover as it covers and uncovers the swimming pool.

pool cover roller

Closing Your Pool with a Mesh Swimming Pool Cover

As the mesh blankets allow sunlight and rain to come into contact with the pool during the winter months, it is recommended that you chemically treat the pool at least once a month to stop the buildup of algae.

Closing your pool with a solid swimming pool cover

This includes the normally opaque, which means that they do not let through light. The lack of light prevents the build-up of algae, so keep your swimming pools will be easier and less time-consuming. 

Simply turn off the pump and motor to put the tool in the skimmer to protect from freezing water, and then blow out any excess water from your plumbing system. You also need to chemically treat the pool to balance calcium levels and bases.