By Midwest Canvas Corp.



Model # NS440

Warranty 5 Years

Manufacturer Code MW2040EHVY

Alternate Part #'s MCAMW2040EHVY

Product Description

Our solar blankets are made to give you the maximum heating and insulation properties, combined with long life. Durable 12-mil blankets are loaded with thermal bubbles that retain heat at night and on cloudy cool days. Our transparent blue color helps insure that the sun's heating rays are reaching your pool water. Your pool will be up to 15°F warmer than an uncovered pool. All our blankets are U.V.-protected so they last under the most intense sunlight. They are backed by a 5-Year Warranty.

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Product Specifications

Pool Size:
20 x 40 ft.
12 mil.
Pool Shape:
Cover Size:
20 x 40 ft.

?     Asked on 3/8/2007by Guest

What is the difference between the clear and the blue solar blanket?

A  Answered on 3/8/2007 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

First, the clear solar blanket is thicker than the blue; the clear is 14 mil thick while the blue is 12 mil. Secondly, the clear allows the sun to pass through the blanket thus heating the water better.  The blue blanket tends to absorb the heat itself so the blanket gets hot, not the water.  Lastly, the clear blanket has a 6 year warranty as opposed to the 5 year warranty for the blue.

?     Asked on 3/26/2007by Guest

Are the edges on the custom solar blankets finished in any way?

A  Answered on 3/26/2007 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

No, the manufacturer does not finish or heat seal the edges on custom sized solar blankets.

?     Asked on 1/30/2012by Guest

Does the solar cover come with an overlap like a winter cover does?

A  Answered on 1/30/2012 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

No, the solar cover does not come with an overlap. A solar cover is designed to sit on top of the water's surface and fits on the inside perimeter of the pool wall.

?     Asked on 4/5/2015by Debbie

Is there a striking difference "heat-wise" in the 8 mil thick solar cover and the 12 mil thick solar cover? Which would you recommend for ultimate pool heating?

A  Answered on 4/6/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Wes B.

Debbie, "Heat-Wise"  The thicker the solar blanket the better. Also if you wanting to make it hotter you will want to go with the clear 14-16 mil cover as it allows the sunlight to pass through and not escape. Also it will cut down on evaporation.

?     Asked on 3/7/2016by John D.

What solar cover will hold up in a salt water pool better?

A  Answered on 3/8/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Hector F.

The clear solar blankets are the more thicker/durable covers that we would recommend that you could view here.


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