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Pool Safety Cover Vs. Safety Net

Pool Safety NetA SOLAR SAFE POOL COVER PowerLock Pool Cover offers you a great alternative to pool safety nets. Many people buy pool safety nets because they do not like the looks of a safety fence. That is one of the reasons that people like our pool cover as well, but that is where the benefit similarities between a PowerLock and a pool net ends.

The PowerLock pool cover and a pool net are both custom made in the customers backyard. They are both cut to the shape of the pool and attached with anchors to the decking and any steps or water features. A pool net, however, is much more cumbersome to deal with and takes more time to reinstall after it has been taken off. Once the net is rolled up on its roller trying to unwind it and find the correct holes to line the net up to is just like the yearly tradition of untangling Christmas tree lights before you try to put them on the tree. You took the lights off thinking that the next year it will be easy to unwind but it never turns out that way.

Although safety pool nets will keep children from falling into the water near the edge of the pool, if they happen to roll further out into the pool they can come into direct contact with the pool water. The primary reason a child falls onto a net is generally because they are not being supervised and are attracted to the water so if they crawl toward the center of the pool instead of the deck, they can get into the water. They also can be trapped where they land until an adult can come get them off the net.

Pool safety nets are not pet friendly, instead they are quite the opposite. You can only imagine what it would be like to be a large dog in our desert climate and get its legs stuck in the holes in the net and cannot get itself out and have to wait hours to be rescued. One pool safety net company even shows a picture of a large dog standing comfortably on the pool net but the picture looks very suspicious if you look closely at the feet.

Pool Safety Net Cost

The biggest cost difference between a Solar Safe Pool Cover and a safety pool net is that the net will not pay for itself over time like the cover will. You will still have to filter the pool just as often as you did before. All the dirt and leaves will still fall into the pool and chances are if you had a pool service company they will refuse to continue to service your pool since they are not being compensated to take the net off to maintain the pool. Pool Service Companies are selling their time, usually about 15 to 20 minutes per week so they do not have time to take off the net and do their cleaning and get it back on in the allotted time. With no cost savings, more hassle in dealing with the net, the pool cover is a much safer and better investment. You are basically getting a better safety product for no cost over the useful life of the cover.