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10 Reasons for using a safety pool cover

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There are many types of pool covers available today. However, all pool covers are not safety pool covers. They are the type that are securely fastened down to the pool deck.

The covers can be made of mesh fabric or solid fabric (sometimes referred to as an automatic safety cover).

Most important, they must be a certified ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials International) safety pool cover. The following ASTM standard requirements must be met to be certified as a “safety pool cover”.

  • Must be tested and updated regularly by a recognized 3rd party agency like Underwriters Laboratories.
  • Will have a working drainage system. This can include mesh drain panels or automatic pumps for solid fabric covers.
  • Cannot have any holes, tears or abrasions that could weaken the fabric.
  • Must be able to hold a weight of at least 485lbs (the… Continue reading

Repair/Replace Safety Pool Cover

Repair or Duplicate Safety Cover MightyCovers.com’s Repair or Replace Safety Pool Cover Program is a great program for pool owners who already have a safety pool cover with existing anchors in their decking. Whether your cover has been damaged or it is old and needs to be replaced due to old age.

We can repair or duplicate your existing safety pool cover using it as a template so that your new cover will match the existing anchors. Safety Cover Repair will extend the life of your cover.

We offer a great Repair or Replace Safety Pool Cover program to provide you with this service. The best part is that the shipping is FREE!! Just simply fill out the form and fax it back to us. Repair/Replace Safety Cover Shipping Box Request Form  We will send you a box for shipping your cover back along with a PREPAID return label! That’s right, WE… Continue reading

Knowing your Swimming Pool Covers – Three Types to Know


Winter and Safety Pool Covers

Swimming pool owners have a lot of fun in their pools, but also have a bit of responsibility to contend with as well. The simple fact is that once you own a pool you’ll quickly have to learn all about pH levels, pool chemicals, skimming, pump and filter maintenance, pool vacuums, and more. One area that you’ll also have to quickly learn about is that of swimming pool covers. There are a few different types of pool covers and while it’s a relatively easy subject to understand it is still a good idea to learn the differences each type of cover has. Each one has strengths and weaknesses, and each one accomplishes different things.

 

The first is just a Winter pool cover. A winter swimming pool cover fits over your pool and works to protect it in a few ways. It will stop leaves and other debris from… Continue reading

Closing Your Pool – The Importance of the Pool Cover

Winter and Safety Pool CoversThe leaves are changing, the temperatures are dropping, and the kids are back in school. That means a lot of things to families around the country, but for most of us it also means that it’s finally time to close down the pool for the winter. It doesn’t really matter where in the country you call home, the fact is that shutting down your swimming pool is something that you absolutely have to do in order to ensure that when next spring rolls around you’re ready for it. And while there are plenty of steps involved in closing down a pool, putting on a quality pool cover is one of the most important.

While applying chemicals, preparing the pump and filtration systems for the cold weather, and other aspects of the pool shutdown process can’t be ignored, many people actually overlook what a good cover does for them and their… Continue reading

A Guide to Buying a Pool Cover

Custom Safety Pool Cover

It doesn’t take a lot of thought to decide that buying a swimming pool is the right move for your family, and in most cases people can decide on the actual pool they want pretty quickly as well. However, figuring out which pool cover is right for them is often a challenge that they weren’t expecting. It seems easy enough to select a cover, but once you start looking at the different options it can be tricky. There are a few things to think about when you start shopping for a cover, and keeping a few points in mind could help you tremendously.

For starters, be sure you shop somewhere that actually gives you options. There’s a big difference between different pool covers, and you need to find a store that really has plenty of options. We offer such a wide variety of covers that it can sometimes be overwhelming.… Continue reading

Tips for Finding Your Pool Cover – Things to Know

Rayner Mesh Safety Covers

Buying a swimming pool cover is a good idea. When cooler weather starts to roll in, the time’s drawing close to shut down your pool for the year and adding a swimming pool cover to your shut down process will help save you money, reduce the time and energy you spend maintaining and opening the pool next year, and could even help give you peace of mind if you add a safety pool cover to the pool. But while deciding to use a pool cover isn’t hard to do, actually buying the right cover for your needs can be a little bit trickier. There are a lot of covers out there, and we want to make sure that you find the right cover quickly. There are a few things to remember that will help you track down the perfect pool cover.

To find the best pool cover for your pool,… Continue reading

Safety Pool Covers or Winter Pool Covers?

Solid Safety Pool Cover

If you’re like most people, your family’s swimming pool is one of the most important parts of your home. It doesn’t matter what size or what type of pool it is, either. Kids and adults appreciate having a place to relax, have fun, and escape from the heat. But a pool needs to be taken care of. That goes beyond things like chlorine and pool skimming. You need to invest in a quality swimming pool cover as well. While there are plenty of considerations to make when you start looking into your pool, one of the first things to think about is whether to go with a regular winter cover or a safety pool cover.

 

Regular winter pool covers are just what they sound like. They’re designed to stretch over the pool and keep leaves and other debris from collecting in the pool. They’ll also help reduce algae growth… Continue reading

Closing Down the Pool – Don’t Forget The Pool Cover

Solid Safety Pool Cover

When it comes to your swimming pool, the fun in the sun that it gives you will often be overshadowed by the responsibility that comes with it in the spring and fall. When you have to close down the pool for the year and reopen it when spring rolls back around, the process can take a good bit of effort. Pool owners have to balance the PH, keep chemical levels where they need to be, keep the filter and pump in good working order, and more. The battles against algae, dirt, debris, and more can be a huge pain as well. But whether you’re shutting down a pool for the fall and winter or getting it back to working order for spring and summer, pool covers make a huge amount of difference in simplifying the process.

That war against algae that you’re always fighting? Putting a pool cover on eliminates… Continue reading

Leaves, Covers and Your Swimming Pool

Winter Pool Cover

Almost everyone enjoys hanging out at the pool, and swimming pool owners are incredibly lucky to have access to so much fun and relaxation in their backyard. But one thing that can ruin a pool quickly is unsanitary conditions. And while chemicals, filters, and skimming tools all help keep a pool clean there’s no doubt that a pool cover is important as well. Not only that, but most will agree that leaves are among the biggest issue that a swimming pool owner can deal with once the hot summer months dwindle into the fall.

There are plenty of swimming pool owners out there who don’t bother covering their pool at all. They simply add chemicals to their pool when needed over the fall and winter, skim out leaves and debris as needed, and then open up the pool the next spring. Maybe they don’t think that a cover is a… Continue reading

Winter Pool Cover Accessories – A Closer Look

Winter Pool Accessories

Closing down your swimming pool for the season is a process that requires several steps and more than a couple of tools. Among the most important things you’ll need to use is a quality winter pool cover. When it comes to keeping out debris, light, and more, a winter pool cover is one part of the shutdown process you simply can’t ignore. But while it’s fairly easy to track down the right pool cover, it’s important to take a look at all the different accessories that accompany your pool cover. Take a few minutes to find the right pool cover accessories and you could have a much easier time where your seasonal shutdown, maintenance, and spring startups are concerned.

To begin with, take a look at the different cover accessories that actually help your cover get in place and stay in place. For above ground pool covers, these include things… Continue reading

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