Do I really need a pillow under the cover? Trouble Free Pool

Sep 22, 2010 · Air pillows serve no purpose for ice-expansion as they float on the surface of the water (you can remove the pillow after the ice has frozen) I don't use them, as I see no benefit of them. ... A pool store's web site said the cover should go straight down the sides and across the water so as to not pull on the sides. If it keeps sinking in the ...…

Do I need an air pillow to winterize my swimming pool?

Sep 22, 2015 · Air pillows were originally used when closing aboveground pools to make it easier to clean off the water and debris in the spring time. By placing an air pillow in the middle of the pool before placing the tarp or winter cover on, it would allow any rain water and or snow to gather around the perimeter of the pool and not in the center.…

Do You Need A Winter Pool Pillow - LinerWorld

At LinerWorld, we strongly recommend above ground pool owners use an air pillow under their winter pool cover. While they’re not 100% necessary, winter pool pillows have two main benefits for pool owners. We’ll dive into the benefits below to help you better understand air pillows and the positive impact they have during the winter months. 1.…

PSC Ep. 54: Do I need an air pillow under my pool cover ...

Sep 27, 2017 · Pool pillows are a scam. How are they to prevent the ice from expanding outward against your pool wall when they float on top of the water?? When the rain and snow accumulate on top that pool pillow will not prevent the cover from sinking, just where the water may be. I have not used one in Wisconsin on 28′ above ground with no problems.…

Air Pillows Are a Winter Necessity - Swimming Pool Blog

Oct 03, 2009 · Usually made of heavy-duty vinyl, air pillows are a necessary addition when winterizing your above ground pool. An air pillow, also known as an ice compensator, goes underneath your winter pool cover to help prevent the freezing and expanding winter pool water from cracking and damaging the walls of your above ground pool.…