Pool owners nowadays have tons of options to choose from when selecting a pool cover. Here are four types of pool covers, each type of cover has its own advantages and disadvantages so consider each feature carefully before choosing the right one for you.
Winter Pool Covers. These types of covers are for the seasonal closing of your swimming pool. Winter Pool Covers are secured by water bags or other weights but it cannot hold the weight of children, pets, or other heavy debris. It is not guaranteed protection when you or other people slip and fall into the pool. However, this type of cover is easy to install and is relatively cheap.
Automatic Pool Cover. Automatic Pool Covers will help you open and close up your pool with just a push of a button. This type of pool cover is extremely easy to use and is much more secure as it can be used for protection against slipping accidents. It comes with a higher price tag but is well worth the investment. It also helps extend your swimming season by keeping the heat in your pool for much longer.
Hidden Pool Covers. This is the perfect pool covers for homeowners who want to keep their entire backyard aesthetically pleasing. Hidden pool covers come in fully automatic, semi, and manual and they can be kept away in the stand-alone housing units or in a cantilevered area of a pool. This type of cover comes with a heftier price tag but is still considered well worth the investment.
Safety Pool Covers. As the name suggests, the number one feature for this cover is safety. It is specifically designed to prevent the accidental drowning of children and pets. The cover is attached using straps and strings which is anchored on the pool deck.