An overview of automatic pool covers

Original Presentation Date: July 15th, 2020

Automatic pool covers have improved greatly over the past decade plus, making them both easier to install, while giving the end user many years of trouble free use. Understanding the early steps will ensure a profitable product addition for the builder, and a happy customer.

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  1. Illustrate construction requirements for the automatic pool cover recess, and elevations relative to tradition mount and hidden leading edge bars, as well as vanishing edge pools.
  2. Discuss what happens to the cover when elevations and specifications are not followed.
  3. Measuring for a cover, and why is is critical to be precise, and what can happen when the dimensions are either too big, or too small.
  4. Discuss alternative, non traditional installations., such as a "pool in a pool", or extreme cantilever decks.

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