Asked by: Madina Kerschbaumer
asked in category: General Last Updated: 8th April, 2020

How do you remove an above ground pool solar cover?

Fold the cover back about 3 feet and, while holding the top end in place with one hand, lift the cover and fold it under itself another 3 feet. Flip the cover over itself another 3 feet. Continue folding the cover in this accordion-style manner until you reach the other end of the pool.

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Simply so, should I take my solar cover off during the day?

For this reason solar covers (unlike solar rings) will actually block sunlight and keep heat out of the pool during the day – not magnifying the sun like many people will assume. So for these reasons a solar cover should be put on in the evening and removed in the morning, for maximum benefit.

Also, can you run pool pump with solar cover on? However, keeping it on through the night prevents water and heat loss via evaporation. Tip: Running your pump while your solar blanket is on is completely safe. Obviously, you're not going to want to swim with a solar blanket on the pool, so before you get in, you'll need to remove it.

Also to know is, how do I remove a solar pool cover by myself?

Pull several meters of the solar cover off the surface of the pool. This length should be lying flat on the ground next to the pool. Stand at one corner of the cover. Grasp the cover at the second mark, and pull it back until it reaches the corner.

Do you run pool pump while swimming?

Although it's generally recommended that all the pool water undergo filtration every 24 hours, the pump does not need to run all the time. If your pool is in constant use, you may need to run the pump for up to eight hours per day, frequently checking the water clarity and chemical balance.

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