Is Your Swimming Pool Winter Cover Covered In Snow? Here’s How To Properly Remove It

Is Your Swimming Pool Winter Cover Covered In Snow? Here’s How To Properly Remove It

Is Your Swimming Pool Winter Cover Covered In Snow? Here’s How To Properly Remove It

How to Remove Snow From a Pool Cover

From Swim University

Inground swimming pool owners in the midwest, and pretty much every state north of the Mason-Dixon Line have some things in common:  They typicall use a winter cover to protect their pools from the harsh winter conditions, and the cover that they use will at some point be covered in snow.  Many of these pool owners do not realize that it is a very good idea to remove this snow as quickly as possible, says this post from Matt Giovanisci of Swim University.  Check out his post on the proper ways to handle this harbinger of winter.

Here is an excerpt from the post:

If you live on the east coast (or anywhere else in the country for that matter) then you may be left with a bunch of snow on your swimming pool cover. It’s extremely important to get the snow off your pool cover as soon as possible and here’s why…

Why It’s Important To Remove Snow From a Pool Cover

If you have an above ground swimming pool, all that snow weights down on the cover pulling the pool walls in towards the center. This could damage the top rail, fence and walls of your swimming pool.

If you have an inground swimming pool, the heavy snow can cause the cover to stretch, to the point of damaging your cover.

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