Poolside Chat Episode 8: Safety Cover Anchor Patterns

Video: Poolside Chat Episode #8 – Safety Cover Anchor Patterns

This is Poolside Chat where every week we answer your questions on how to fix and maintain your swimming pool. Poolside Chat is presented by INYOPools.com, helping pool owners find the right parts since 2001. In today’s episode of Poolside Chat, Rob and Matt tackle another common swimming pool question:
  • Will a stock safety cover’s straps match my existing cover’s anchor point pattern?

Now here’s your hosts – Matt and Rob.

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Poolside Chat - Custom Covers & Above Ground Pool Parts - Inyopools Episode 1

Video: Poolside Chat Episode #1 – Custom Covers & Above Ground Pool Parts

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:

  • Can I use a standard rectangular pool cover on a free-form pool?
  • How can you find replacement parts for an above ground pool?

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How Can I Match My Safety Cover’s Strap Placement?

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.

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