Last night was one of the worst thunderstorms of the season and you barely got any sleep, but now the sun is up and the birds are singing as that storm has rolled on through as fast as it came. It’s the dead of summer and not a cloud in the sky, just so happens that you are off work and caught up on all your errands. What is there to do, you ask yourself, already knowing what the answer is going to be. All you have to do is roll that pool cover off the top of your pool and SPLASH you are in the water, without a care in the world. This could have gone a completely different way, involving more work than just rolling up a cover. You could have been the next-door neighbor who is still fishing leaves and debris out with a net, but you are in your favorite float, soaking in those crisp warm rays of the sun. Thanks to that little extra time you spent to cover your pool up the night before, keeping it crystal clear.
Pool Cover Cost Benefits
Anyone that owns a pool knows that it’s a chore to maintain one in good working order. Not only is it time consuming, but also costs a good bit of money for the chemicals and the water. A pool cover can help in all these areas; let’s take a closer look at the benefits a cover can offer. The more time that you take cleaning and chemically preparing a pool for use equals less time that you, your family, and your friends will have to take advantage of the fun and relaxation a pool can provide.
So when you measure the time it takes to cover your pool as opposed to leaving it open, you will see that its insignificant compared to the time it takes to clean up from a midnight thunderstorm’s aftermath. Moving on to expenses, not only does it cost a fairly hefty initial investment to have a pool installed at your home, it also requires the reoccurring costs of chemicals and water.
A cover can reduce the amount of chemical treatment required by shielding the water from outside contaminants, therefore increasing the longevity of the chemicals in use. Another way that a cover can absorb some of the cost involved with a pool is by helping to prevent water evaporation, ultimately cutting down on your water usage to maintain the pool’s appropriate level and reducing the strain on your water bill in the process.
To Cover Or Not To over?
Just remember when you get that next weather advisory on your phone; you have a choice to make about the invested interest in your pool. If you haven’t already, will you make the effort to protect your pool, your time and money by using a pool cover? However finding the right pool cover is very difficult task. Read more pool maintenance advice.