For most of the country, other than the lucky ones in South Florida and Southern California, use of the swimming pool is seasonal. Every fall triggers the end of the pool season, which means people across the country must begin the task of closing down their pools. Winterizing the pool, as some refer to it, includes preparing the water and pool equipment for the winter as well as covering the pool.
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Ensuring debris stays out of the pool during the off-season will reduce the cleaning time for the task of opening the pool for the next season. Choosing the pool cover to protect the pool from harsh winter is an important part of the closure of the pool.
Solid vinyl covers tend to be heavy, depending on the thickness and size, and usually require two persons to install and remove.
However, they work well to prevent debris, sunlight, and water. Keeping the sun is very important in that it prevents the growth of algae in the pool. Keeping water out well at it keeps out the dirty water that has been mixed with debris on top of the cover. It covers do not make the water pooling on top of the cover that will require drying.
Equalizer cushion of air and submersible pump is the usual accessories to go along with a solid vinyl cover. Cushion will make it easier to eliminate the pooling of water and debris.