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An automatic pool cover is a type of pool cover that is powered by a motor and can be easily opened or closed using a control panel or remote. It is designed to provide a convenient and effective solution for protecting your pool, conserving energy, and improving safety.

There are several benefits to using an automatic pool cover including improved safety, energy efficiency, ease of use, and protection from debris and weather. They can also help to reduce evaporation, lower water and chemical costs, and maintain the temperature of your pool.

Yes, automatic pool covers are a great solution for child safety as they can completely cover the pool, making it impossible for children or pets to enter the pool without adult supervision. Some models even have automatic locking systems for added peace of mind.

Yes, automatic pool covers can help to retain heat in the pool and improve energy efficiency. By reducing evaporation and trapping heat under the cover, the water temperature can be maintained even during colder weather.

There are two main types of automatic pool covers: hard covers and soft covers. Hard covers are made of solid materials such as aluminum or polycarbonate and are more durable and long-lasting, while soft covers are made of a mesh or vinyl material that allows water to drain through and are less expensive.

Some of the top automatic pool cover brands include Coverstar, Latham Pool Covers, Loop-Loc, and Hydro-Pro. These brands are known for their high-quality products, durability, and safety features.

The best rated automatic pool covers will depend on individual needs and preferences. Some popular options include the Cover-Pools LP Series, the Loop-Loc Solid Safety Cover, and the Hydro-Pro Cover. It is recommended to research and compare different models and brands to find the best fit for your pool and budget.

Yes, automatic pool covers can help to improve energy efficiency by reducing evaporation, retaining heat, and reducing the need for heating and filtration systems. By keeping the water temperature consistent, you can also reduce energy costs and conserve resources.

Yes, automatic pool covers are designed to fit most existing inground pools. The size and shape of the cover will be custom-fit to your pool, ensuring a secure and effective solution.

Yes, automatic pool covers can be custom-fit to accommodate irregular shaped pools, ensuring a secure and effective solution for any pool design.

Automatic pool cover colours vary by brand and model, but common options include tan, grey, blue, green, and black. Some models also offer custom colour options to match your pool and outdoor décor.

We have 10 standard colours. The dark grey (charcoal) remains the most popular, with the dark blue a distant second. The darker colours definitely absorb some heat but we encourage customers to get pick the colour they prefer and try not to ‘match’ other items, rather compliment any colour scheme that you are working with.


Yes, automatic pool covers can help to improve energy efficiency by reducing evaporation, retaining heat, and reducing the need for heating and filtration systems. By keeping the water temperature consistent, you can also reduce energy costs and conserve resources.

While our pool covers are not meant to be regularly stomped on, they are very strong and can hold a lot of weight as long as the water level stays normal. Our pool covers are more than capable enough to handle a walk for demonstration and testing purposes. Even the occasional bear or other wild animal walking over the covers should pose no problems.

Absolutely, we can accommodate walking on the pool cover, given that there is sufficient deck space without obstructions. Typically, a minimum deck space at both ends of the pool is required in right angles to allow tracks to run. These guidelines ensure safe and unrestricted access when walking on the pool cover.

The cost of a safety pool cover in Canada will depend on the size of your swimming pool and the type of material that you want to use. The price range for an auto safety pool cover in Canada can vary based on your overall pool design and the customizations you choose.
There are 3 main features that affects the price of new safety pool covers.
  • Materials
  • Track Options
  • Pool Size and Shape
Additionally costs for a completely new build vs installing on an existing pool will differ. An automatic safety cover can start as low as $10,000 for a small cocktail pool or for an existing pool with the average for an existing pool being around $14,000 to $15,000.
For a larger pool with more complex custom features, a safety pool cover build on a new pool build can cost upwards of $20,000 with a typical new installs being around $17,000 to $20,000.
Note: This range is a basic estimate, exact pricing will vary.

Constructing a bench over the pool cover mechanism might add a little extra to the costs, but don’t worry We know some incredibly skilled carpenters who we’ve had the pleasure of working with in the past and can recommend them to you.

The lifespan of an automatic pool cover typically ranges from 6 to 10 years, depending on the proper maintenance and environmental exposure it receives. The biggest factor contributing to premature deterioration is improper water chemistry. If you notice any cracks, holes, or general wear and tear on the cover, it is important to replace it promptly. Although the cover may seem in decent condition from afar, a closer examination may reveal damage that can negatively impact its performance and safety. Regular inspections of your cover are recommended to ensure its proper functioning. If you suspect your cover needs to be replaced, reach out to our pool cover specialists via the form below.


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