Pool Covers

600 Micron Pool Covers

Original price was: $22.00.Current price is: $18.90. sqm

  • 8 Year Rata Warranty.
  • Smart Watermark approved
  • Suncap 600
  • Australian Made Pool Cover Material

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600 Micron POOL COVERS – AUSTRALIAN MADE AND OWNED

We have been manufacturing and selling Australian Made solar pool blankets since 2000. Our pool cover material is made by Sealed Air Australia, Australia’s largest supplier of bubble packaging products in the country and our Pool Cover Material is manufactured at their factory in Faulkner, Victoria. Our Pool Cover material referred to as “Suncap” is Climate Care Certified and Smart WaterMark Approved and eligible Government Water Rebates when they are available

We are the only manufacturer who welds our pool blankets across the pool. There are several reasons why we do this. The first is that the pool cover winds up onto your pool cover roller significantly better with the weld lines running parallel to the roller tube. There is simply no denying this fact, horizontal panels roll up far better than mass produced vertical panels. Secondly, due to our unique manufacturing process, the building of each blanket with horizontal panels, this enables us to create shapes. Do you have a pool with a Swim Out? Or a Beach End? Why should you buy a pool cover based on maximum length and maximum width? You should simply pay for what you need, rather than pay for all the wasted material. Our manufacturing process cuts down on this wasted material

What are the benefits of a pool cover:

  • Reduce the rate of evaporation by as much as 97%. The average pool loses its entire contents of water every year through evaporation. This is a reduction in water loss of tens of thousands of litres of water
  • Cut your chemical usage by as much as 50%. If we reduce the water loss from the pool, we also retain the chemicals that were in that water in the pool. Lowering the annual consumption of chemicals
  • Can heat your pool by as much as 8 Degrees Celsius. CSIRO research has shown that a transparent pool cover like the ones we manufacture, can heat the pool water by as much as 8 Degrees.
  • Will retain a significant portion of the heat already in your pool. The air in the bubbles and between the air is warmed by the sun and acts like an insulating blanket, thus retaining about 70% of the pools heat
  • Will keep your pool cleaner. If you pool cover is installed correctly, the vast majority of leaves and debris will land and stay on top of the pool cover, making the water and the pool floor cleaner
  • Is compatible with your automatic pool cleaner. A suction cleaner will work perfectly well under a pool cover, however, a robotic pool cleaner is better alternative. As the suction cleaner puts more strain on the pump and filtration system by having to pull through the vacuum plate. With little to no debris going into the water, a robotic pool cleaner works independent of the pool’s filtration
  • Makes your Solar or Electric pool heating far more efficient. A pool

How does a solar pool cover heat the water? The pool cover is a transparent colour which allows the sun’s solar energy to pass through the blanket and heat the water. The solar blanket acts as an insulator, via the prevention of water evaporation. Almost 95% of the pool’s temperature is lost through the surface area of the pool. As the pool cover acts like a lid, you could almost say the pool cover traps in the heat. The stronger the sun’s energy, the warmer the pool.

What about evaporation? The pool cover should be cut to fit the pool so that there is no exposed water. Ideally there should be a small lip that rises up the side of the coping wall. A properly fitted pool cover can reduce the amount of evaporation by as much as 97%. Evaporation occurs from the surface of the water and as the cover is a protective barrier on the surface level , this is how it reduces the evaporation . The two major sources of evaporation are

  • When there is a major difference in temperature between the outside air temp and the water temp. Generally speaking this will occur when the water temperature is relatively warm and the nights are cool.
  • When there is a gentle breeze present. A light breeze can double the evaporative rate. It is estimated depending on your location that the individual pool can lose between 50% and 150% of the pool’s capacity in water per year. A recent study by Sydney Water showed that coastal locations eg. Manly had a significantly higher evaporative rates than their inner suburb counterparts eg. Castle Hill, due to the afternoon seabreezes. However, those pools in inland towns, would experience significant loss through temperature difference, caused by the cooler evenings.

INSTALLATION GUIDE

  • Bubble Side down
  • Use a sharp pair of scissors
  • Try not to cut (chomp) the pool cover where possible, slice the pool cover by pushing the scissors through the material
  • Score the pool cover first in the position you want to cut. Then slice.

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