- Will a stock safety cover’s straps match my existing cover’s anchor point pattern?
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Poolside Chat Episode #8 Video
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Wanting to know about above ground pool covers? Well, there are three basic different types to choose from. Most of them are fairly inexpensive so if you have more money than time and don’t want to read about them, then get all three. If not, read on. I’ll tell you about all three so you can make an informed choice. I’ve got you covered (yea, that is a pun.) (more…)
Today we have started our new video series, Poolside Chat. We came up with a revolutionary concept – to answer the questions our audience is asking. So that is what the show will be about. We will take one to two questions per week from our audience and answer those every week here on Poolside Chat.
In today’s episode of Poolside Chat, Rob and Matt tackle two common questions:
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Owners can normally see the signs when their safety cover needs to be replaced. Signs like tears in the fabric, straps that have frayed or general brittleness due to age will make installing the cover for another off-season impossible. But the specter of buying a new safety cover comes with the fear of, “What about these existing anchor holes?” When you are installing a safety cover, you must secure brass anchors on your deck every 3 – 5 feet around the perimeter of the pool. This could leave up to 40 holes in your pool deck and if you replace it with a new cover, that deck anchor count just doubled.
Snow, ice and blizzards are recent memories for some pool owners but suddenly, it’s spring! The heart of pool season is really only a couple of months away. Those in chilly climes who have closed their pools for the winter usually open them again in the spring. If you are new to pool ownership or just need a refresher course, here’s our step-by-step pool opening guide. (more…)