Should I cover my pool in the winter?

Should I cover My Pool for the Winter?

A question we get from experienced pool owners who are tired of winterizing their pools and new owners who are nervous about what winter horrors lurk in the coming months is: “Do I need to cover my pool?” The answer that you may not want to hear but I often give is, “It depends.” The reason “it depends” is that each state’s fall and winter are little bit different. Florida’s December is a heck of a lot milder than Maine’s. So, it is hard for me to spitball an answer without qualifying it first, but I can give you a checklist of things to help you determine if a cover is actually needed. (more…)

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Should I Close My Pool Or Leave It Open For Winter?

As fall approaches and the leaves on your trees begin to change colors, there is one question pool owners ask themselves every year, “Should I close my pool for winter or leave it open?” Sure, there are certainly benefits and drawbacks to both. However, closing your pool is a personal decision. What one pool owner decides may not be the best option for your pool.

If you’re unsure and at a loss at what to do with your pool this year, don’t worry. We are breaking down the pros and cons to keeping your pool open during the winter.  (more…)

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How to Fill out a Custom Safety Cover Form

How to Fill out a Custom Safety Cover Form

Ordering a custom cover can be a bear of a task. First you need to decide whether a custom cover is necessary, then you have to measure your pool and then hope beyond all hope that you did it right. This can be a lot to ask from a new a pool owner doing this for the first time. So I figured I would walk you through the different sections of our custom pool safety cover form to make sure your custom cover measurement and installation go according to plan. (more…)

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