Pool Covers: Don’t Leave Your Cover On For Too Long

Don't Leave Your Pool Cover On For Too Long

Don’t leave your pool cover on for too long!

While pool covers are great to help keep your pool debris free and warm, they don’t come without consequence. If you leave your pool cover on for too long, you may face some unwanted pool issues. Be sure to maintain your pool and be wary of leaving your bubble cover on too long. Check out these problems that may arise if you leave your pool cover on too long.

Falls into the Pool.

It’s still winter and you may not be swimming as much as you do in the summer, you may have even closed your pool for the winter. But, be wary of your pool cover. Make sure that it is secure and providing tight coverage. The longer you leave it on, the greater risk you have of it becoming loose and falling into the pool. When it falls into to pool then it increases the risk of debris getting into the pool and creating an algae bloom.

Water Accumulation.

With the El Niño weather conditions expected, it’s important to pay extra attention to your pool cover. The excess water poses a risk of the cover falling into the pool or creating the perfect environment for certain organisms to thrive. Make sure to take care of the excess water as soon as possible.

Tears and Rips.

The longer you leave your pool cover on, the more likely it is to tear and rip. The elements put stress on your pool cover which can then lead to damage. Additionally, debris and animals can cause rips and tears too. Be sure to take good care of your pool cover to keep your water clean and clear.

Make sure you take all the necessary precautions when maintaining your pool cover. For all your pool services, contact the professionals at Clean & Clear Pools! Located in Danville, California, we serve the Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon, Danville, and Alamo communities.

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