Pool Covers


Hello,
I was just quoted $3535 for a Meyco pool cover - $2772 for the cover, $625 to drill the holes + 138 VA tax . My pool is only 650 square feet. This seem excessive. Is this the top of the line company? Are there others that are just as good but less expensive?
Thanks,
Stick
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I forgot to mention the pool is free form so it would need a custom shape but there are no waterfalls or anything like that.
Stick
On Mon, 18 Dec 2006 20:30:43 -0500, Boom Stick

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ours is above ground, but yours requires more money to be able to walk across it at grade. sounds like you are installing a custom sized non-standard safety cover. my google shows lots of choices. but it will be an experienced installer you will also seek. it's winter, the covers are in place, ask for local references of customers with older covers.
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I would hate to say it but the price is ok. As buffalobill mentioed you will need a good installer. This is something that you would want a experienced company to install. http://designedlandscapes.blogspot.com / Richard.
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The Price is a bit steep. Most pool companies should offer free installation with the purchase of a pool cover. Now granted you have a free form so yes the cost of the cover should be a little more but not by much. Did you get a solid or mesh and are the panels 5x5 or 3x3. A solid cover cost more than a mesh cover and a 3x3 cost more than a 5x5. I would probably shop around. No knock on meyco covers but maybe look into Loop-Loc or the Coverlon. Just a suggestion. Hopefully this helps you look more into it.
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It will be mesh with 3x3 squares. I will get estimates from Coverlon & Loop-Loc to make sure the one from Meyco is in line. Thanks for your help.
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On 19 Dec 2006 05:41:39 -0800, "Your Local Pool Guy"

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