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Types of Pool Covers

There are many types of covers available in the market for your pools, to keep the pool protected from debris and thus clean and healthy, one of them being the solar pool covers.

This is a great and highly cost-effective way to utilize solar energy for heating your pools. These covers are perfect for places having sunny climates as it can reduce the chemical as well as heating costs, and are also known as solar blankets.

They look quite like a bubble wrap and are generally blue or silver in color. In- Ground pool covers have many minute air pockets that transfer the sun's heat into the pool, and the heat remains trapped in the water. 

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Since the heat gets trapped and cannot escape, the water is at amazingly comfortable temperatures in the cool nights.

The swimming pool covers can raise the temperature of the pool by almost 10 to 15 degrees Fahrenheit. This will definitely lower the heating cost of the pool and since evaporation is also reduced, there will be less chemical loss and thus you would need to spend less on a chemical replacement.

These covers come in various thicknesses, ranging from 8mm, 12mm, and 16mm. The thicker pool covers may cost you more but at the same time, they are more durable and provide better insulation and heat transference.

The color of the covers is an important factor that you need to consider while getting them.