Pool Cover is an essential accessory for any pool owner. Not only does it help keep your pool clean and free of debris, but it also helps to conserve water and energy by reducing evaporation and heat loss. However, many of us will meet a problem of Sagging, Yes, Pool Cover Sagging.
When your pool cover start to sag, your pool cover won’t look attractive, but also may make a damage to the cover and increase the risk of debris and water entering the pool.
So, how to keep pool cover from sagging? This article will have you some suggestion for you. Sure it will helpful for you to solve the problem.
How to keep pool cover from Sagging
As a pool cover manufacturer, below are some suggestion tips for you. Also be noted that it’s general ideas, which means it can work for in ground pool cover & above ground pool cover both.
First: Right Pool Cover Installation is Important
The first step to preventing a pool cover sagging is to ensure that it’s right installation. During installation, the cover should be pulled tight to create enough tension to prevent sagging. If the cover is loose, it will sag under the weight of water or debris that accumulate on top of it. Ensure that you follow the manufacturer’s instructions when installing the pool cover. You can check the article of “How to install pool safety cover“, Sure it will help you to do it in right.
Second: A Cover Pump is Necessary In Some Area
As we know that there are heavy rainfall or snow in some area, because of the weather different. If your pool cover suffer with it and you may have to invest in a cover pump. A cover pump will help remove excess water from the top of the cover, preventing it from weighing down the cover and causing it to sag. It’s important to regularly check and empty the pump to ensure it’s functioning correctly.
Third: Extra Support is Needed
If your pool cover start sag, you can add some extra support under the cover. Such as PVC pipes, broomsticks, or other support materials to create a structure that runs across the pool’s width. Make sure the support material is spread evenly to provide adequate support for the cover. If you couldn’t find a suitable support around you, you can try to contact your seller, normally they can offer you standard accessories, including the support.
Forth: Regular Maintenance is Important
Pool Cover Maintenance is important. It can prolong it’s lifespan and to prevent a sagging pool cover.
How to do pool cover maintenance, for example regularly remove any debris or water that accumulates on top of the cover to prevent unnecessary weight from building up; Use a leaf blower or a soft-bristled brush to remove debris from the cover, and a pool cover pump to remove any accumulated water, Check the accessories of pool cover installation and ensure an enought tension to prevent sagging.
The Last: Choose the Right Pool Cover
Different manufacturer & supplier, the quality will be different & the pool cover will be different.
That’s because different manufacturer use different pool cover materials, which has different weight capacities. And it’s important to choose a cover that can support the weight of water and debris in your area. The cover material you choose should be sturdy and durable enough to withstand the weight of accumulated debris and water. A high-quality cover will not only prevent sagging but also last longer.
For some pool covers, it has special instruction of the weight capacities, you can check it first. The higher, the better, and of course it will be more expensive.
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To prevent a sagging pool cover is essential to maintain the appearance and functionality of your pool cover. Correct installation, regular pool cover maintenance, extra support added, using a cover pump, and better selection of pool covers are some great ways to help you. If you have some better ideas and pls share with us.