Open Your Pool Cover With the Flick of a Switch

by Pool Builders on 06-17-2010 in Articles

Automated swimming pool covers are at the luxury end of the pool accessories market. They make an attractive addition to the whole appearance of the pool are so easy to operate.

Due to these special automatic functions it is possible for one person to have the swimming area ready for activities within a very short time.

Not only are these covers great to look at but they have other advantages too.

Firstly, it must be advised that these automatic pool coverings are not usually constructed of materials that would provide full safety protection when they are in place over the pool area. So it is best not to be dependent on them as a child protection method.

A child proof pool fence which makes the swimming area secure from child entry is a legally required addition in many countries and counties around the world and gives added safety for your family.

Secondly, the ease of removal is probably the main attraction of an automated covering. To open your pool with the click of a switch and with no manual labor required makes swimming activities a breeze. It is also a wonderful asset for disability users of the area too.

Thirdly, the installation of this style of pool cover is best carried out during pool construction. The track running rails can be designed into the side walls of the pool and the storage area for the motor and mechanical drives can be placed beneath the decking.

If you already have a swimming pool and wish to install an automatic motorised cover then is quite possible to have done. There are a number of very experienced professionals who will be able to supply an automated pool cover just right for your requirements.

Make sure to do your due diligence in regard to the quality of the materials used in the pool cover construction. This applies to the fabric used as well as the tracking materials and motor requirements. If possible have the supplier show you a working example of their work and expertise before making major decisions.

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