The fear most people have is getting in to a swimming pool that has cold water. One can get a solar blanket at the bottom of the pool to help deal with this issue. Knowing how to install the blanket is the main issue most people have as there are so many solar blankets in the market. Following these tips will help one know how to install the solar blanket so it functions well.
One first needs to understand how the blanket. Solar blankets not only keep the dirt out of the water, they also heat the pool up. The blanket transfers heat directly from the sun to the pool water. The blanket may not heat the pool water up as well as other forms of heat but it will go a long way to ensure your pool stays warm. You get an idea of how the solar blanket works when you know all this information.
The best thing you need to keep in mind, is the size of your pool. Most of the blankets are either in square or rectangular shapes ad this may not be the shape of your pool. If you have a pol that is not square or rectangular, it is important to note that what is key is getting a blankets that will completely cover your pool. Get the measurement of the longest and widest sides of the pool to help you get right size for your pool.
How thick the blanket is is another factor you need to keep in mind. A thicker blanket will last you for longer as it is more durable. Although it lasts for longer, you may end up tearing the blanket if you do not take care of it.
The blankets are usually equipped with bubbles that create a barrier to act as an insulation. These bubbles usually expand into either circles or as a dome shape after they trap the air in. The circles are a weaker version than the dome shaped bubbles.
It is also important that you keep in mind the color of the blanket. While the darker colors may look better in the pool, they are not as effective as the brighter ones. It is advisable to go with a blanket that is ultraviolet resistant as it will last longer.
The last thing that will be a determining factor in choosing the blanket is the cost. Once one has considered all these factors, this is what will make a difference one the overall choice. One should take the time to go through the options available to them, their pros and cons and the cost before making the choice. Doing this will ensure that one gets the best option to suit their needs.