Up to 90% reduction
in water evaporation
Whether you’re building a pool in your backyard or you’re already the proud owner of an in-ground pool, it’s important to understand just how important it is to have a cover to protect your investment. Automatic pool covers are safe, reliable, and easy to use. You can open or close your automatic safety cover with the push of a button. Automatic pool covers offer incredible peace of mind for homeowners who want to prevent accidents or keep loved ones and pets out of harm’s way.
Automatic pool covers are reliable and easy to use. Simply flip a switch, and your Coverstar or Pool Cover Specialists automatic safety cover will create a barrier over your pool that no child or pet can penetrate. All automatic covers are custom-built to fit your pool perfectly and manufactured from best-in-class materials.
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.
We offer five different automatic safety cover models. Learn more about the features of each one below.
Eclipse is the best Autocover that money can buy. Only full stainless steel mechanism on the market, with the strongest drive train, and biggest pulleys, for longer rope life.
Mechanism, rope reel, gears, pulleys, all stainless steel. 2″ pulleys, for longer rope life. 1″ diameter, enclosed drive train, twice the size and strength of competition, enclosed within the rope reel to keep it protected from dust and dirt. Mechanical torque limiter to prevent damage from cover overrun.
Time tested and reliable. Perfect blend of function and value. The CS3000 has been around for two decades, and has shown to be one of the most reliable automatic safety covers on the market.
Marine-grade, anodized aluminum brackets and rope reel. Sealed stainless steel pulleys for long life and function. Drive train enclosed within the rope reel to keep it protected from dust and dirt. Mechanical Torque limiter to prevent damage from cover overrun.
The Infinity 4000 is full of innovative features that set it apart from other automatic safety covers.
Reversible drive gear, allows easy switching of the motor side. Composite rope reel, for great strength and corrosion resistance. Electronic stops with magnetic sensors to prevent damage from cover overrun.
Atom brings many of the best features of other models into a smaller package, for pool designs not possible with a standard offset motor.
Stainless steel mechanism, Drive train enclosed within the rope reel to keep it protected from dust and dirt. The motor tucks underneath the mechanism, with a Mechanical Torque limiter to prevent damage from cover overrun.
The most reliable compact mechanism with a full sized motor, made for spas and the smallest pools.
Stainless steel mechanism. Comes standard with the touch screen. Sealed, oil bath gear box on the electric motor. Superior to chain driven, due to chain stretch, and chains being susceptible to corrosion.
Latham brand automatic pool covers offer the widest choice of models, options, fabrics and colors in the industry. Our drive mechanisms are available in either stainless steel or marine-grade aluminum. Each system includes stainless steel hardware. Through the many options available, most pool shapes and sizes can be covered.
Besides its primary purpose, keeping your little ones and pets out of the pool without your supervision, electric pool covers offer a number of savings and maintenance benefits for pool owners including:
in water evaporation
in pool heating costs
in electricity costs
in chemical use
Incredibly Strong and Durable Fabric: Advanced vinyl formulation and superior fabrication methods make the fabric used in our automatic safety covers top of the line!
We only use cover fabric which is tested and certified to meet the American Standard for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard for safety pool covers. Learn more about ASTM.
Heat-Sealed Webbing for Double the Strength: While most manufacturers only sew the webbing material to the cover, at Latham we offer both a sewn and a heat sealed process. This exclusive patented heat seal process ensures that the webbing is twice as strong and therefore will not fail over time like it will with other manufacturers. Independent lab tests show that our method is over twice as strong as competitive webbing sewn to a cover!
Sealed Motor: The motor’s hardened stainless steel shaft and oil bathed gears eliminate motor problems. It is sealed against water by the original motor manufacturer. The motor can operate even when completely submersed if the housing is temporarily flooded. Other less reliable means of water protection could mean an expensive motor repair.
Reliable Mechanism: Ultra strong stainless steel bracket components make Coverstar the most durable and reliable automatic safety cover on the market. Nothing stands up better in the harsh corrosive pool environment.
Adjustable Torque Limiter: A mechanical torque limiter protects the motorized mechanism from too much stress. Other automatic covers often use an electronic torque limiter that can fail in the harsh pool environment.
High-tech PowerFlex Ropes: PowerFlex rope behaves like a shock absorber that allows it to be more forgiving and self-adjusting during operation. It also resists distortion that is common with Autocover ropes, making it easier to install and operate with fewer adjustments.
Rope Pulleys: High quality rope pulleys are crucial to overall cover system performance. That’s why we use special custom designed and field tested rope pulleys that provide maximum reliability in the pool environment.
An automatic pool cover lets you add a layer of safety to your pool. No matter what type of pool you have or want to build, we can help you find an automatic pool cover that fits. We’re here to help. Request more information below.
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