Solar sun squares for your pool can provide a low-cost and environmentally friendly way of keeping your pool heated during the winter months. Solar pool squares gather the sun’s rays, using the solar energy to regulate the temperature of the surrounding water. Though the device is simple, choosing a product from the many options available can be complicated. We’ve combed through the available alternatives and consolidated the information so that you can find the solar square that’s right for you. Read on for several brief reviews of the top products on today’s marketplace, as well as several choice pieces of advice on selecting a set of solar squares for your pool from the wide variety of possible features and options.
Best Solar Sun Squares Reviews
Swimming Pool Solar Sun Square by Solar Sun Rings
Specially designed to distribute and preserve the sun’s heat throughout your pool’s water, Solar Sun Rings sun squares are constructed from heavy-weight, UV resistant vinyl. Each square is capable of capturing and radiating 1,070 BTUs of solar heat per square foot, making this product one of the most efficient on the market and and obvious choice for our editor’s recommendation. In addition to preserving and maintaining your pool’s temperature, these squares will reduce the amount of water and pool chemicals lost to evaporation. Finally, these squares come with special anchors designed to add stability and weight for areas with high amounts of wind. The manufacturers of these solar squares recommend that you cover sixty to seventy percent of your pool’s surface to achieve best results. As a final bonus, Solar Sun Rings offers a two-year warranty on all of its products.
Palm Tree Round Solar Cover by Solar Sun Rings
By far the most stylish product on our list, these solar sun squares are actually circular. Cheaper than other alternatives, these rings are constructed from a top layer of high-quality polished vinyl and a lightly frosted, fifty percent density lower layer, allowing them to provide the benefits of thermal capture and radiation on a budget. Furthermore, these rings are designed to be compatible with automatic pool cleaners and solar panel systems. They can also be easily placed and removed by one person. And finally, these rings are decorated with a fun palm-tree design. If you’re looking to reap the benefits of solar sun squares without breaking the bank, then this is the product for you.
ThermaSpring Solar Mat by SwimWays
Like similar products, this solar sun square harnesses the power of the sun to naturally regulate and maintain pool temperature. Additionally, this mat reduces the loss of water and pool chemicals due to evaporation. Though the unusual shape might seem daunting, the solar mat is specially designed with springs for easy storage. Simply twist and fold the mat into itself for easy, safe storage. The manufacturer recommends that you achieve at least seventy to eighty percent coverage of your pool’s surface area in order to get the optimal results. Purchase multiple mats and spread them across your pool in order to make the most of the insulating capacities this product offers.
54 by 54 inch Heat Squares by Noair
Although much larger and more difficult to handle than the other products on our list, these solar squares from Noair do have one advantage over the competition: according to manufacturer guidelines you only need to cover about fifty percent of your pool’s surface area to achieve best results. Fabricated from heavy duty vinyl covers and closed-cell foam for buoyancy, these solar pool squares also have a no-lift lip to prevent them from blowing away in windy conditions. Like other squares, they also reduce evaporation, and thus limit the loss of water and chemicals to the sun’s heat. If you’re looking for an alternative to the other products on our list, this is certainly a solid option.