Repairs and Maintenance

Priority Pool Covers services all brands & manufacturers of automatic pool covers including but not limited to:  Cover-Pools, Aquamatic, CoverStar, and Pool Cover Specialists.  ​

Common Cover Problems: 

 

My cover will not move:

Possible causes:  disconnected power source – check the breaker

 

 

I can hear the motor on but nothing is happening:

The issue is mechanical call for service. 

 

 

My cover will not open or close completely

Possible causes:  Blocked tracks, use a hose to clean the tracks

Rope may be fraying – stop operating and call for service. 

 

 

My cover is stuck open:

The cover may be off the track – check the power, if the power is on, it may have come off the track, call for service. 

 

 

My cover is out of alignment: 

It is possible the cover is over-stressed due to an abundance of water on the cover.  Be sure to use your cover pump when the pool is closed to prevent this from happening. 

The cover needs to be adjusted – call for service. 

 

 

There is a hole or a tear in my cover:  

If there is water on your cover but it has not rained, there may be a hole or a tear in the cover.  Most small holes or tears can be repaired with a patch.

Tips to keep your cover running smoothly:

 

-Schedule a routine annual service call with your pool cover company – we recommend this be done within 1 to 2 weeks after the pool is opened

 

-Check GFCI

 

-Keep clean

 

-Keep pit drain clear

 

-Use the cover pump

 

-Do not let animals or children walk or play on the cover

 

-Keep vegetation away from all cover equipment

 

-For Indoor pools with no auto-fill

            -Check for pinholes along the edges of the fabric.

            -De-gas at least once every 3 days. 

 

-For Hydraulic covers:  Change the oil per the manufacturers recommendations.  

Preventive Maintenance Plans:

 

Our affordable preventive maintenance plans will increase your automatic pool covers reliability and longevity.  We recommend performing these services within 2 weeks of your pool opening. 

 

We have 3 packages to choose from:

 

Gold*

-Inspect and adjust cover

-Grease and lubricate system

-Check and/or replace pulleys as needed

-Flush out tracks and check shims and alignment

-Check/replace gliders/wheels

-Clean out cover box (weeds, leaves, debris)

-Tighten / loosen screws and mounts

-Wash & dry cover fabric

 

 

Silver*

 -Inspect and adjust cover

-Grease and lubricate system

-Check and/or replace pulleys as needed

-Flush out tracks and check shims and alignment

-Check/replace gliders/wheels

-Clean out cover box (weeds, leaves, debris)

-Tighten / loosen screws and mounts

 

Bronze*

-Wash & dry cover fabric

 

 

*All parts used will be additional

 

To schedule a preventive maintenance package, we require a $75 deposit to be added to our seasonal list.

CALL: (860) 827-8504

CT License # 125699-E1​

MA License # 51313E

Specializing in Pool & Spa Electrical Solutions