More and more swimming pool owners are investing in solar blankets to help maintain the heat in their swimming pools. But for those swimming pool owners who already have a solar blanket they know as well as anyone that these solar blankets are heavy.
Especially if you have a very large swimming pool. So why exert all of your energy in pulling the cover on the swimming pool just to pull it off a few hours later. The while you are struggling to not just get the blanket on the swimming pool, you have to struggle to get these blankets on straight. But if you invest in a solar blanket reel then not only can you place these solar blankets on and off with ease but the cover will go on straight every time. There are many different sizes and styles to choose from. Here are just a few of some of the best solar blanket reel on the web and in stores.
Pool Zone In Ground Resin Solar Reel
The Pool Zone In Ground Resin Solar Reel is available at Leslie’s Swimming Pool Supply Store. This solar blanket reel is a heavy duty and rust free resin reel. It was designed with an original offset design that will prevent the reel from tipping over. The Pool Zone In Ground Resin Solar Reel has retractable wheels for stay in one place operation. The crank handles found at both ends are for one or two people to reel in the solar blanket.
In Ground Aluminum Solar Reel
This solar reel is made from very high quality commercial grade aluminum. This construction plus stainless steel hardware work together to build you a strong and durable solar blanket reel for in ground swimming pools. The kit includes all of the hardware including the straps. The crank roller on the reel and the bearing system offer a simply design and it is so easy to use that it only needs one person to use. This strong, sturdy and reliable solar reel is available at Leslie’s pool supply.
Feherguard Surface Rider Reel
The Feherguard Surface Rider Reel is designed for above ground swimming pools. This solar blanket reel was designed to help roll up the solar blanket while the cover glides across the top of the water. This solar reel is 100% portable and there are no extra pieces of hardware to install. The reel is made from a mill finish tube that has a rib locking design for more durability. The Feherguard Surface Rider Reel has a 5-year warranty.
Horizon HV2000 Solar Blanket Reel System
The Horizon HV2000 Solar Blanket Reel System is made from commercial strength and a better durability than most solar blanket reels. This solar blanket reel is so durable that you only need one person to use it. The construction is made so well that the reel won’t sag under the pressure of the weight of the blanket. The Horizon HV2000 Solar Blanket Reel System’s frame is made from a structural aluminum and is coated in white paint with a 2″ soft rubber. The wheels have locking casters and it has a height of 26″, which will clear any in-ground swimming pool. This solar cover reel can hold up to 60 feet x 22 feet of solar blanket.
Auto Reel and 18 foot Tubeset Kit
This Auto Reel and 18 foot Tubeset Kit is a water powered solar blanket reel. As the water fills up the tubes it powers the reel to start reeling in the cover. This Auto Reel and 18 foot Tubeset Kit works best on in-ground swimming pools up to 20 feet. Solar Blankets really make a difference in the keeping in some of the heat that the sun radiates into the swimming pool. But if you start dreading putting and taking off the solar blanket because it is too heavy then you are going to stop putting it on or not put too much thought into it. So why not invest in solar blanket reels that can help you keep the heat in your pool. The solar blanket reels you just read about are some of the strongest and most durable on the market today.