Do I Need a Winter Pool Cover?

As the seasons change and colder weather approaches, many pool owners find themselves faced with the question of whether or not to invest in a winter pool cover. With the desire to protect their investment and ensure a hassle-free reopening when warmer weather returns, it’s important to understand the benefits of using a winter pool cover. 

Let’s delve into the various advantages of utilizing a winter pool cover and highlight Doughboy®️ Pools’ exceptional pool covers available through our trusted network of local dealers.

Why Use a Winter Pool Cover?

  1. Protection against debris: A winter pool cover acts as a barrier, preventing leaves, twigs, and other debris from entering your pool during the off-season. This saves you time and effort when it comes to cleaning and maintaining your pool in the spring.
  2. Energy efficiency: By using a winter pool cover, you can reduce heat loss and water evaporation, thereby minimizing your energy costs. Additionally, it helps retain the heat accumulated in the water, making it easier and quicker to reopen your pool when the warmer season arrives.
  3. Reduces algae growth: By covering the pool during the off-season, you can significantly reduce the growth of algae. Algae thrive in sunlight, and a pool cover blocks out the light, making it harder for algae to grow and flourish.
  4. Preserve pool aesthetics: A covered pool looks more visually appealing during the off-season compared to an uncovered pool filled with debris. By using a winter pool cover, you can maintain the aesthetics of your pool area, even when it’s not in use.

Doughboy Pool Covers: Superior Quality 

At Doughboy Pools, we take great pride in presenting exceptional pool covers, renowned for their enduring quality. Crafted from robust polyethylene fabric, your cover is designed to provide unmatched resilience and a prolonged lifespan. Here’s what sets Doughboy pool covers apart:

  1. Resilient and Enduring Material: Doughboy covers are impervious to cracking, splitting, or tearing, even when faced with the most unforgiving winter weather conditions. Rest assured, your pool will remain safeguarded throughout the off-season.
  2. Lightweight and User Friendly: In contrast to heavier vinyl covers, your pool cover is lightweight and hassle-free to install and remove from your pool. They also demand minimal storage space when not in active use.
  3. Strengthened Seams for Long-Term Use: We understand the significance of a pool cover that can endure wear and tear. That’s why your cover is equipped with reinforced seams that extend its lifespan, ensuring your cover won’t succumb to ripping, fraying, or disintegration.
  4. UV Stabilization for Sustained Performance: We employ top-tier materials with the highest concentration of UV stabilizers in our pool covers. This guarantees that your cover will maintain its excellent condition, even after prolonged exposure to sunlight.

Find Your Local Dealer 

To purchase a Doughboy pool cover or explore our wide range of pool products, visit our website and use our dealer locator tool to find a trusted local dealer near you. Our dedicated dealers are knowledgeable and experienced, ensuring that you receive the best advice and assistance for all your pool needs. Simply enter your location, and our website will provide you with a list of authorized Doughboy dealers in your area.

Choose a Doughboy Winter Cover

Investing in a winter pool cover is a smart decision for any pool owner. With Doughboy Pools’ high-quality pool covers, you can enjoy the benefits of protection, energy efficiency, and cleanliness throughout the off-season. 

Don’t wait until winter hits — contact your nearest Doughboy dealer today to secure your pool’s longevity and enjoy a stress-free winter season. Remember, our pool covers are made from tough polyethylene fabric, feature reinforced seams, and are crafted with the highest concentration of UV stabilizers to ensure optimal performance and durability. Trust Doughboy Pools to provide you with the best winter pool cover solutions.

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Round 12′, 16′, 18′, 21′, 24′, 28′, 32′
Oval 18′ X 12′, 20′ X 12′, 24’ ′ X 12′, 28′ X 12′, 32′ X 12′, 24′ x 16′, 28′ X 16′, 32′ X 16′, 34′ X 18′, 41′ X 21’

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24’X16’, 28’X16’, 32’X16’, 34’X18’ (only 48” sidewall)

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Round 12′, 16′, 18′, 21′, 24′, 28′
Oval 20’X12′, 24’X12′, 24’X16′, 28’X12′, 28’X16′, 32’X16′, 34’X18′, 38’X18′ and 41′ x 21′

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Copper Canyon

Round 12′, 16′, 18′, 21′, 24′, 28′
Oval 18′ X 12′, 20′ X 12′, 24′ X 12′, 28′ X 12′, 24′ X 16′, 28′ X 16′, 32′ X 16′, 34′ X 18′, 38′ X 18′ and 41′ X 21′

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Autumn Breeze

Round: 8′, 12′, 16′, 18′, 21′, 24′, 28′
Oval:20′ x 12′, 24′ x 12′, 28′ x 12′, 32′ x 12′, 24′ x 16′, 28′ x 16′, 32′ x 16′, 34′ x 18′, 38′ x 18′, 41′ x 21′, 44′ x 12′, 40′ x 16′

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Round:  8′, 12′ , 16′ , 18′, 21′,  24′, 28′
Oval: 24′ x 12′, 24′ x 16′, 28′ x 16′,  32′ x 16′, 34′ x 18′, 38″ x 18′, 41′ x 21′

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Desert Spring

Round 12′, 16′, 18′, 21′, 24′, 28′, 32′
Oval 18′ X12′, 20′ X12′, 24′ X12′, 28′ X12′, 32′ X12′, 24′ X16′, 28′ X16′, 32′ X16′, 34′ X18′, 38′ X18′, 41′ X21′

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Pearl River

Round: 8′, 12′, 16′, 18′, 21′, 24′, 28′, 32′
Oval: 18′ x 12′, 20′ x 12′, 24′ x 12′, 28′ x 12’ , 32′ x 12′, 24′ x 16′, 28′ x 16′, 32′ x 16′, 34′ x 18′, 38′ x 18′, 41′ x 21′

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