Model # 2831632

Internet #203581138

Thermo-Tex 16 ft. x 32 ft. 3-Year Rectangular Blue In-Ground Solar Pool Blanket


16 ft. x 32 ft. 3-Year Rectangular Blue In-Ground Solar Pool Blanket

  • Thermo-Tex Solar Pool Covers reduce chemical consumption
  • The blanket Heats by Day and Insulates at Night
$7378 /each
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Product Overview

Thermo-Tex Solar blankets will extend your Swimming season and save on water and chemical consumption by retaining heat in your pool. Cuts chemical use by as much as 50% and stops water lost to evaporation when not in use. Heavy Gauge Dome Technology rides high and flat in the water. Maintains and heats water by as much as 15° extending your pool season by as many as 6 weeks. 3-year manufacturer's warranty. Pays for itself in as little as one season.

  • Manufactured with patented Thermo-Tex technology which maximizes thermal absorption and heat retention
  • Reduces water lost to evaporation by as much as 60%
  • Naturally heats and prolongs the effectiveness of chemicals
  • Treated to be UV resistant

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Assembled Depth (in.)
384 in
Assembled Height (in.)
1 in
Assembled Width (in.)
192 in
Cover Length (ft.)
Cover Width (ft.)


Assembly Required
Color Family
Fabric Type
No Additional Features
Outdoor Living Product Type
Solar Pool Covers
Pool Cover Type
Solar Pool Covers
Product Weight (lb.)
16 lb

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
3 yr limited

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Customer Questions & Answers

What is the mil thickness. Is it 12 mil?

Asked by: florida019
I have used one of these. And I will be getting another. It is easier for one person to roll up the lighter cover. That said, this was lighter than the one I had from Leslie's pool. That one was a 5yr warranty and rated at 12mil. Their 3year cover is rated at 8 mil. I assume this one from Home Depot is 8mil as well based on it is easier top roll up. Both the 12mil and the 8mil seem to last a about a year for me in the Arizona sun. The UV and Chlorine do a number on them no matter what the warranty says. (I do take the cover off July/Aug and cover it from the direct sun.) The heavier ones are usually prorated if you want to deal with that. Now I just go with the cheaper 8mil cover from Home Depot. It adds a few weeks for us at both ends of the swim season and cuts down on chlorine usage as well. It probably almost pays for itself. I just figure it in as normal pool maintenance. Hope this helps.
Answered by: Desert
Date published: 2017-04-03

Should the bubbles up or downward

Asked by: Pudden
Down. If the bubbles were up, debris would get caught in them too easily.
Answered by: TB
Date published: 2016-09-27

Can this be used as a cover during the winter

Asked by: Veta55
I use it as a cover all year except for July and August. But I live in the desert. I take it off every few weeks in the winter to brush and clean the pool. I don't know where you are or your winter conditions.
Answered by: Desert
Date published: 2017-03-01

can these be cut to fit?

Asked by: Teslawasrobd
Yes the pool cover needs to be cut to fit the surface of the water area. To heat effectively the cover needs to lay on the water. Chlorine floats should be removed when the cover is used, as the concentrated chemicals will tend to damage the area of the cover they are in contact with. I put the 3" tablets in the skimmer when the cover is in place which circulates the chlorine through the system when the filter pump is running. My chlorine float would float at the opposite corner of the pool from the reel. After one season my cover started to tear and deteriorate at the corner where the floater would sit beneath the cover.
Answered by: Marc
Date published: 2017-04-03
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Customer Reviews

16 ft. x 32 ft. 3-Year Rectangular Blue In-Ground Solar Pool Blanket is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 21.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Received just in a couple of days after ordering! ... Received just in a couple of days after ordering! Easy to place on pool. Per instructions, cut to fit pool after a couple of days for the bubble wrap to shrink a bit. Pool water is perfect temperature!
Date published: 2017-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to order, arrived in a good amount of time.... Easy to order, arrived in a good amount of time. Product is great and a great price.
Date published: 2017-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great price, did the job This got my pool to 87 degrees while air temp was averaging in the upper 70s.
Date published: 2017-05-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from It was a bit thinner than I expected... It was a bit thinner than I expected
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from pool cover This is my third in 3 years, but other than when we are in the pool, letting cool down night, or cleaning it the cover stays 24/7/365. Don't get a significantly better life out of more expensive covers from the big pool stores, so accomplishes what I expect it to do, conserve water and warm it up.
Date published: 2016-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Definitely worth the money This solar cover is well worth the money. It has paid for itself within the first two months on our water bill down here in Florida, by eliminating the water evaporation (and subsequently having to add water to the pool). Our water bill had skyrocketed once we got out of the "rainy" season and after checking all our uses of water, we realized it was all the water we were having to add to the pool. So I definitely say this is a great deal. The bonus is that it also helped raise the pool temperature, along with our solar panels, by at least 10 degrees. It is also very easy to cut and fit to your pool.
Date published: 2015-03-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Too thin of plastic This item should be made of heavier material. !!!!
Date published: 2016-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Investment We have seen our screened pool increase temperature by six degrees (F) since adding the blanket, from 80 to 86 degrees.. As a test I left the cover off one night and saw the temperature drop by 3 degrees. We leave it on the pool when it is not in use. We did decide to purchase a solar roller also as it is a bit of an inconvenience to remove the 16x32 cover. I would have also purchased a longer cover to begin with had I known I was purchasing the solar roller.
Date published: 2014-07-08
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