Pool Care

A Thin, Clear Barrier to Heat and Water Loss

by AQUA Editors | July 2020


The industry has always tried to cover its pools through various means. It stretches polypropylene mesh, vinyl and plain old plastic across them, using rollers, reels or just manual labor in order to keep them clean, save heat and water, and keep out intruders during the winter.

Two of those missions can be accomplished with a relatively inexpensive alternative: the liquid pool cover. It won't stop debris or intruders, but service pros and retailers say it helps keep heat and water in the pool. It makes particular sense for pools with gas or electric powered heaters, because it lowers the customer's utility bill, or it can make solar pool heaters more effective. READ MORE