Solar Pool Covers Beltsville MD

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Knights of Columbus Swimming Pool C
(301) 345-4826
10142 Cherry Hill Rd
College Park, MD
Montpelier Community Association
(301) 317-0106
12401 Cedarbrook Ln
Laurel, MD
Anthony & Sylvan Pools
(301) 953-2870
10840 Guilford Rd
Laurel, MD
Adelphi Pool
9442 Riggs Rd
Hyattsville, MD
W Laurel Swim Club
(301) 725-8768
7703 Brooklyn Bridge Rd
Laurel, MD
College Park Woods Swim Club
3545 Marlbrough Way
College Park, MD
Oakview Pool
(301) 439-9889
1101 Corliss St
Silver Spring, MD
Brookmill Condo Pool
(301) 498-5577
15614 Dorset Rd
Laurel, MD
Twin Farms Club
(301) 384-9754
1200 Fairland Rd
Silver Spring, MD
Calverton Swim Club
(301) 572-4203
12600 Galway Dr
Silver Spring, MD

Solar Pool Blankets

A solar blanket or solar pool cover gives you free heat from the sun. They are somewhat similar to bubble wrap (only made with more durable material). You can buy this in big sheets that you cut yourself to fit your pool. These are definitely the most economical way to raise the temperature of your pool. A solar pool blanket can raise the temperature of your pool anywhere from 10 to 15 degrees F - for between $75 and $150.

Solar pool blankets might actually be thought of passive solar heating for your pool. They capture the heat of the sun in several different ways:

The tiny 'bubbles' magnify the sun.

Absorbent coloring increases solar heating. While it is most popular to get clear or blue pool covers, the best color in terms of heat absorption is black or silver. While black absorbs more sunlight, silver reflects heat back into the pool. Either color scheme has unique advantages.

Solar blankets insulate against heat loss. Heat losses due to nighttime cooling are the biggest cost booster in pool heating.

Solar pool blankets have other benefits as well:

  • They slow pool evaporation reducing your other pool maintenance costs.
  • They can keep some debris out of your pool.

Reely Neat Solar Power

The best way of dealing with your solar pool cover is to put it on a reel. A reel can be manual or electronic. You can get a reel on wheels that can be easily moved out of the way during swim times.

Like other kinds of solar pool heating, a solar pool bl...

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