Water restrictions are in place in many countries and often in parts of South Africa. From now on a pool cover is no longer an option. Its an essential part of your water saving plan. And if your looking for something better than a net, SOLAR-TEMP has the answer. 

5 Reasons why a Bubble Cover is Best 

1. Heated swimming pools evaporate over twice their volume every year
Take a look at your pool and visualise how much water that is quite a lot isnt it. On a standard 8m x 4m pool, thats almost 80,000 litres of water every year lost which is up to 30% of your household water bill. A thermal blanket will eliminate over 90% of this water loss.

2. If your pool is heated via electricity you can cut your heating bills. A bubble blanket is up to twice as effective at retaining heat as a pool cover, ensuring your heating does half the work. This saves you money.

3. Bubble blankets require less maintenance. Unlike other covers, a bubble blanket is safe to leave uncovered in the sun without voiding the warranty.

4. A bubble blanket blocks out sunlight. Sunlight is what assists algae growth, so blocking it out will reduce your chemical usage and maybe even filtering hours. Saving you even more money.

5. Get a return on your investment: With all of the above benefits, a bubble Pool Blanket will pay for itself in under 2 years.

With all those reasons what are you waiting for ?



The PowerPlastics Solid Safety Cover



The PowerPlastics Solid Safety Cover is the single most effective physical barrier to prevent child drowning and to secure a pool, conforming to international safety standards as it supports the weight of two adults and a child. Importantly, there are no fiddly hooks and eyelets, making the cover quick and easy to use. This blend of simplicity of design, coupled with practical and user-friendly fastening systems are what make this cover the desirable choice over other pool safety systems on the market.

The PowerPlastics Solid Safety Cover can also be used to reduce water, chemical and power usage, making it a great cover choice for the eco-friendly home too, as well as a way to winterize or shut down the pool in the off season.

For added convenience, the PowerPlastics Solid Safety Cover can be automated with a motorised Rollup Station. Two systems are available EasyRoll and the Vektor.


  • Simplicity of design and ease of use: supported across the pool by aluminium battens that are secured into the PVC cover, one end is anchored into place with removable anchor bolts. The opposite end has corresponding ratchets which allow the cover to be tightened. Two people are required to operate the cover.

  • Tamper proof: the lockable strapping system makes it difficult for a small child to tamper with or attempt to release the cover.

  • Drainage system: a common drawback with first generation PVC covers is that rain or sprinkler water can collect on top of a PVC pool cover, forming a small pool that curious toddlers may be tempted to play in. Our second generation PowerPlastics Solid Safety Cover features drainage holes to eliminate these pools forming on top of the cover.

  • Durable: made from 550-600 gsm PVC, aluminium battens and industrial strength stainless steel ratchets.

Please note that the weight of the PowerPlastics Solid Safety Cover will increase according to the pool size. While there are different methods to cover and uncover ones pool which do not involve picking the entire cover up ever there is a certain inherent weight to the cover. The weight can be calculated as follows: m2 x 1.5kg.


A variety of colours mean this cover can blend into the look and feel of the outdoor living area. Comes in Blue/Black, Black, Racing Green, Brown and StoneGrey.


The PowerPlastics Solid Safety Cover and all parts carry a one year warranty. The expected lifespan of the cover is three to six years. The aluminium battens should last three times that period.




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