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Does it matter which side up pool cover?

Does it matter which side up pool cover?

Many people wonder if they should place their pool blanket bubbles up or down. So let’s clear this up once and for all: the resounding answer is bubbles DOWN. Why? Your pool blanket is designed to absorb heat and then transfer this heat into your pool water.

How much does a Remco pool cover cost?

A: Remco pool covers range in cost from $3,000 – $ 30,000 excluding any construction works to integrate the systems.

Which side of winter pool cover goes up?

In most cases the black side of the cover goes down. Anchor the pool cover accordingly – for in ground pools you’ll use water tubes or in some cases sand bags to help weigh down the edges of the winter pool cover.

Is it OK to leave pool cover on all the time?

The longer you leave your pool cover on, the more likely it is to tear and rip. The elements put stress on your pool cover which can then lead to damage. Additionally, debris and animals can cause rips and tears too. Be sure to take good care of your pool cover to keep your water clean and clear.

Which way do the bubbles go on a pool solar cover?

The bubbles on your solar pool cover should always be facing down towards the water. If the solar pool cover is placed so that the bubbles are facing up, the pool cover will not heat the water.

Can I run pool pump with cover on?

Absolutely! A cover does nothing to interfere with the water circulating through your system. It doesn’t touch your pump or any other piece of equipment you have. When your pool is covered during these winter months, you can run it less, thus protecting the pump from premature aging.

Can you run pump with pool cover on?

How tight should your pool cover be?

Safety covers should be drum-tight, with only a slight deflection in the middle. When covers are too loose, leaves can blow under easily, and a high water level in springtime quickly traps leaves and turns your cover into a giant tea bag.

What do automatic pool covers cost?

between $6,000 and $15,000
An average automatic pool cover costs between $6,000 and $15,000, depending on the size and build of your pool. Every pool cover is custom-made to fit your pool’s size and shape with measurements based on a free onsite estimate conducted by a local professional.

What can I use instead of a pool pillow?

You may have heard pool owners recommend alternatives to pool air pillows, such as tire tubes, yoga balls, or regular innertubes.

How many hours a day should you run your pool pump?

approximately 8 hours a
Every pool must turn over at least once a day, so most pool pumps should run approximately 8 hours a day. But here’s the thing: you don’t have to run your pool pump consecutively. You can choose to run it for three hours in the morning before you leave for work and another 5 hours in the evening.

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