All about Electronic Pool Cover / Utility Pump

Having a swimming pool requires maintenance of heavy-duty, especially during the rainy and cold weather. This is the time of year when you need to install a swimming pool cover to keep rainwater and snowmelt from collecting in a pool.

However, water can easily gather at the top of the cover pool as well. If left unchecked, this will hurt your swimming pool cover and cause damage to the walls of your pool as well. Investment in particular types of the pump helps to eliminate this problem, keep the pool cover and pool in pristine condition throughout the year.

All about Electronic Pool Cover / Utility Pump

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Choosing a utility pump cover


While you can always drain the water that is collected manually, an electronic pump can finish the job easier for you. Using a hose in the drain water can be time-consuming and physically exhausting, and do all the work itself may be hazardous during the wintertime.

Manual or automatic/electronic

Before purchasing a pool pump, you need to first understand that these pumps come in a variety of manual and automated or electronic. Manual pumps require monitoring and manually rotating the pump on or off, before and after use. While this requires some effort on your part, a manual pump which is cheaper than the automatic.

The automatic pump on the other hand comes with a monitoring device that automatically detects water and removes the water as needed.

This is a very useful feature if you do not want to keep checking your pool cover for the collection of excess water and monitor the entire process of pumping. You can use this pump all the long winter or during the rainy season.