Pool Covers FAQ
What are the different types of pool covers?
There are a variety of types of pool covers. Determining which pool cover is right for your property depends on a number of factors, including the size and shape of your pool, your budget, and how you want your cover to look.
Some of the most common types of pool covers include:
- Automatic pool covers
- Safety mesh pool covers
- Solar pool covers
- Water bag covers
- Solid pool covers
- Winter pool covers
What are the benefits of a pool cover?
Pool covers are extremely beneficial. Some of the greatest advantages of a pool cover include:
- Reduces water evaporation
- Minimizes cleaning time
- Ensures a more consistent water level
- Reduces the pool’s chemical consumption
- Helps the pool retain heat
- Keeps debris out of the pool
- Prevents small children and pets from falling into the water
Can I walk on my pool cover?
While our pool covers are designed to withstand thousands of pounds of pressure, they are not designed to be walked on. Walking on your pool cover will cause wear and tear over time, likely jeopardizing its integrity and reducing its lifespan.
What is the lifespan of a pool cover?
On average, pool covers last between 5 and 10 years, but our covers at Nathan’s Pool Fence often last up to 15 years. The lifespan of your cover depends on a number of factors, including maintenance, climate conditions, and frequency of use.