Can raise a pool’s surface temperature by 10 to 15 degrees on sunny days, and as much as 20 degrees in some climates. Very durable despite its thin construction.
Doesn’t hold heat at all. Will have trouble fitting certain pool rims, even at the correct size. Bubbles may flatten out with storage, reducing its heating capability.
Light enough for one person to float onto the pool surface without breaking surface tension. Heats the pool surface quickly on sunny and on hazy days. Stays in place even on windy days.
Deteriorates quickly in high heat. Cover is a little smaller than its listed diameter. Doesn’t heat well in cooler climates.
Fits frame pools and Easy Set above-ground pools very well, with no trimming needed if ordered to size.
Cover can disintegrate after just a few months, scattering blue dots all over the bottom of the pool.
Brings above-ground pools’ temperature up by 8 to 10 degrees on sunny days. An added plus: it catches debris that would otherwise sink in the pool, making fallen leaves and twigs easier to clear away. Lightweight and easy to put on. Can be trimmed to size.
Cover’s heat-retaining bubbles deteriorate quickly in sunny, hot climates. Cover is very thin and may blow off the pool in high winds.
Cover can be cut to fit in-ground pools. 6-mil thickness is more durable than other solar covers. Lasts multiple seasons without deteriorating.
Tends to blow off in higher winds. Doesn’t work well in indirect sunlight, and those in colder climates may be disappointed.
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