Pool Covers

Solar Pool Blankets

  • Q: Do the sandbags come with sand?
    A: No, you must fill it with sand yourself.
  • Q: Are the sandbags heavy enough to anchor the cover?
    A: No problems have been reported to date. Ensure that you use the correct number of bags for your cover.
  • Q: Are the Solar Blankets safety covers?
    A: These are not safety covers. The same safety precautions that you would take with an open pool need to be taken.
  • Q: What is the lifespan of the Solar Blanket?
    A: If treated properly, 3 to 5 years.
  • Q: What is the thickness of your cover?
    A: 300 micron.
  • Q: Does it come in other colors apart from Blue?
    A: Blue is the only color.
  • Q: Can the cover be trimmed to go around landscaping features?
    A: The material can easily be trimmed and shaped using a heavy duty kitchen scissors.

Solar Bubble Covers

  • Q: How does this product differ from the Solar Pool Blanket?
    A: This is a floating cover and is cut exactly to the shape of the pool.
  • Q: Is this cover fitted?
    A: Yes the cover is fitted and trimmed to the shape of the pool on site.
  • Q: Is this type of cover a danger to animals?
    A: Dogs who are swimmers have been known to get into difficulties when this type of cover is in the pool. They can get trapped.
  • Q: Can this cover be blown off the pool?
    A: Generally no, except in extreme winds.
  • Q: Do you have a solution for covers exposed to extreme winds?
    A:
     Yes, we can add weight rivets or skirting at additional charge
  • Q: Are the Solar Bubble Covers safety covers?
    A: These are not safety covers. The same safety precautions that you would take with an open pool need to be taken.
  • Q: What is the difference between 400 and 500 mic?
    A: The 500 mic material is thicker. In theory as the material is thicker, the cover should have a longer lifespan. However both our 400 mic and 500 mic are of Superior quality and we have found they perform equally well. The 400 mic comes in dark blue. The 500 mic comes in Royal blue and is a lighter color.

 Solid PVC Covers

  • Q: Is the PVC cover without poles cover easy to put on?
    A: The PVC cover without poles is attached to the paving and has a tight tension. We do not recommend this cover for pools larger than 4 meters. It becomes difficult to handle.
  • Q: Is the PVC cover without poles cover completely safe for pets and children?
    A: The PVC cover without poles can hold a weight of 100kg, however, it does not have drain holes for rain water. Rain water must be removed and drained manually. If this is not done, the water could accumulate on top of the cover. This could be a safety hazard for children. Children must be supervised around the pool at all times.
  • Q: What thickness is the material?
    A: The thickness of the heavy duty PVC used starts from 550gsm.
  • Q: What colors do you have available?
    A: We have a large range of colors available, we will bring color samples on the pre-site inspection for the client to choose from. The most popular colors are the various shades of Grey and Blue.

Solid PVC reinforced Covers

  • Q: Is the PVC reinforced cover easy to put on?
    A: Yes, it is. The poles and tension ratchets make it easy to handle. You do need two people to fold the cover.
  • Q: Does the PVC reinforced cover have drain holes for rain water?
    A: Yes, the PVC reinforced cover has eyelids with small holes for the rain water to drain. The eyelids needs to be kept clean and open for water to get through, regular maintenance is required. If blocked, water could accumulate and this could be a safety risk for children.
  • Q: Is the PVC reinforced cover completely safe for pets and children?
    A: The PVC reinforced cover can hold a weight of 100kg. If the cover is secured properly and maintained regularly, pets and children will be safe for accidental falls. However drain hole eyelids must be kept clean and open for rain water to drain. Pets may chew, this could be a safety risk and therefor pets need to be supervised.
  • Q: Are the ratchets safe for children?
    A: 
    The ratchets are tamper safe, however children could trip over the ratchets, children must be supervised around the pool at all times.
  • Q: What thickness is the material?
    A: The thickness of the heavy duty PVC used starts from 550gsm.
  • Q: What colors do you have available?
    A: We have a large range of colors available, we will bring color samples on the pre-site inspection for the client to choose from. The most popular colors are the various shades of Grey and Blue.

Drain Pipe Extenders

Aquapipe

  • Q: What is the purpose of this product?
    A: The purpose is to direct rain water from the drain pipe to your pool, parts of the garden or to a storage facility.
  • Q: How much does it cost?
    A: R25/m including ties and delivery.
  • Q: Is it a fitted product?
    A: No – it is very easy to fit taking around 2 minutes per pipe.
  • Q: How wide is the Aquapipe?
    A: Layflat 250mm wide.
  • Q: How thick is it?
    A: 200 mic thick.
  • Q: What colors are available?
    A: White, Beige and Blue.
  • Q: What is the life span of the Aquapipe?
    A: If properly looked after 2 – 3 years.