Have you decided NOT to open your pool this summer? There are many reasons that homeowners might decide to take a break from pool maintenance for a season or two. Perhaps you are leaving your home and traveling for the summer or economic issues have forced you to keep the pool closed for the season. A pool that is unused can be come a potential hazard. Since you are infrequently monitoring the pool, it can be a dangerous liability for local children or animals. If you pool will stay closed this summer, make sure that it is protected with a pool safety cover. Required to hold a minimum of 485 pounds per five square feet, a safety cover provides a solid surface to anyone who may walk into your pool. They are a great way to prevent accidental drowning.
A few weeks ago on this blog, we gave you video instructions on how to install your pool safety cover, but what if you NEED a safety cover? Measuring can be tricky if you have a non-traditional shaped pool. Check out the video below for detailed instructions on how to get the proper measurements to ensure that you get the perfect cover for your pool!
Looking for tips on installing your pool safety cover? This video will help!