How Does an Automatic Pool Cover Work?
Automatic inground safety covers work with the help of a few key elements, specifically tracks and a small, efficient motor. Typically, on one end of the pool, there will be a sleek “roller” where the pool cover material rolls up and is stored when not in use. When the switch is activated, the motor turns on and the electric pool cover automatically rolls across the pool area with the help of two tracks on either side of the pool. These tracks can be built inside the lip of the pool for a seamless design, or lay on either side of the pool, above ground.
Electric pool covers require professional installation, a licensed electrician should run all wires and make connections to the breaker box.