Covering and winterizing your pool goes along way as preventative maintenance. Pool covers can be made from vinyl, polyethylene, and other durable materials. Covering your pool in the winter keeps out dirt, dust, and sunlight, which means no algae growth, making your spring cleaning and summer readiness a quicker as simple as adding your chemicals, removing the cover, and taking a dip!.
Recently, pool covers called safety covers have which have been developed with the safety of your children in mind. In the past, one had to not only build a secure fence around the pool, but also be wary of guests and children falling into the pool and being trapped by the pool cover.
Safety covers are often anchored to the side of the pool to prevent errant children from falling in and drowning.