Swimming pool covers are very useful to add ons for saving you money by reducing your heating and cleaning costs. But they serve a few important other purposes as well.
Safety is always a big issue if you have a swimming pool. There is the issue of drowning, of course. But there is also the issue of someone inadvertently falling into the pool. This is especially true at night or when alcoholic drinks are involved. One way of alleviating the possibility of anyone falling into your pool is to ensure that, when not in use, it is covered with a swimming pool cover that is sturdy enough to walk on.
Usually, these kinds of covers will be made of a fiberglass mesh that can hold someone from 350 to just over 400 pounds easily. So it can easily hold the weight of a child who might inadvertently get too close to the pool edge.
A cover is also used to protect your pond. This is great for keeping out unwanted animals such as squirrels, raccoons, and other animals that can carry dirt and possible disease to an environment. But it helps to keep out the uninvited human visitors as well. And, it helps to protect the pool against the elements.
For example, in high winds, unusual for branches, twigs, insects, and the like to blow into the area of your backyard and into the pool. Swimming pool covers to prevent pollution of your pool. And, in a cold-weather environment, swimming pool covers help protect the pool during the winter months long. So when summer arrives next year, cleaning will be much less of a hassle and a chore.