Pool Cover Question

JeremyLinApril 24, 2012

Do I go with the Meyco Mesh or Meyco Solid pool cover? Any thoughts????

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1) Where are you, geographically speaking?

2) How many trees within 100 yards?

3) Any raised surfaces on the pool?

4) Vinyl, gunite or fiberglass pool?

5) What is the decking made of?


    Bookmark   April 24, 2012 at 4:02PM
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1-Northern New Jersey
2-Not too many really large trees (just a few) within that distance
3-No raised surfaces
5-Techo Bloc Pavers

    Bookmark   April 25, 2012 at 6:53AM
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I would go with a solid with a mesh panel to drain rain and snow melt. I would also suggest a step pump to keep the water level from rising to the tile line.


    Bookmark   April 25, 2012 at 8:55AM
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Is Meyco the best manufacturer? Or is there another better or more cost effective company to look at? I don't see any solid with mesh panel version on their web site.

    Bookmark   April 25, 2012 at 10:25AM
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There are three that are high in quality in our area: Loop Loc, Meyco, and Merlin. I am a Loop Loc dealer though I don't like to blast these cover manufacturers as they are all pretty darn good and I am competing locally. The installers are the major differentiater. The skills they have can make a huge difference, especially for the more complex pool.

If a pool can be fenced off so kids and pets can't get at it, a solid cover with a pump on the cover is OK too but it should still have a pump on the step.


    Bookmark   April 25, 2012 at 7:36PM
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That is really helpful. Thanks for the info!!!

    Bookmark   April 27, 2012 at 11:30AM
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