Are you planning to build a dome pool cover?

I know you must be worried about how you will go through the entire process.

Don’t worry, below are possible questions and answers on possible concerns you could have on these structures.

I am sure, you can also learn from the FAQ about screen pool enclosures.

Dome Pool Cover

                                                                  Above the ground dome pool cover

This section is divided into 3 different sections:

  1. About dome pool cover
  2. Dome pool cover manufacture/supplier
  3. Installation process

Below are some of the most common questions about this equipment:

5 Questions About Dome Pool Cover

1. Why do I Need Dome Pool Covers?

You need dome cover to isolate your swimming pool from the external environment.

That is, you will create a micro climate around the swimming pool.

The benefits of creating a micro climate include:

  1. Extended swimming hours during winter
  2. 100% maintenance free.
  3. Protecting from UV radiation.
  4. Prevent debris, insects, plant leaves, grass or animal parts from falling in the water
  5. No water and heat loss thus, cost saving.
  6. Save money on chemical

In case you cannot afford to buy a retractable swimming pool enclosure, then a dome pool cover can do.

However, they don’t have a longer service life like polycarbonate swimming pool enclosures.

2. Which is The Best Material for Dome Pool Covers?

Quite a number of swimming these covers are manufactured from extruded aluminum rods and vinyl material.

The extruded aluminum rods are used to construct the structural components of the cover.

That is, the frame where the cover will be installed.

Dome Pool Cover

Extruded aluminum rods

Aluminum rods are a perfect choice for this task because:

  1. Easy to customize thus, masking imperfections
  2. Lightweight and durable
  3. Corrosion resistant
  4. Strong to withstand heavy weight

Although some companies use solid polycarbonate sheets, vinyl material is commonly used as dome pool covers.

The benefits dome pool enclosures are due to vinyl material.

3. How Can I Know The Right Size for My Swimming pool? Does Design Matter?

The size of dome enclosure will depend on the size of the swimming pool plus the recommended allowance stipulated in various building codes/regulations depending on your geographical location.

You need to consider the size of your swimming pool, which will form the base of your enclosure.

Here is a size guide on swimming pool.


Then, consider the height – either low profile or high profile enclosure.

It is upon you to choose the right design idea that suits your swimming pool.

You can go for a rectangular, square, circular or oval shape.

Dome Pool Cover

Rectangular pool enclosure

4. Is There Any Quality Criteria or Standards That a Swimming Pool Dome Cover Should Meet?

Yes, there are quality criteria that a swimming pool enclosure should meet.

This stipulated by the regulatory authorities.

First, the swimming pool dome cover must conform to various building standards and code.

Secondly, it must fulfill all the swimming pool safety requirements.

Third, the structure must comply with all swimming pool enclosure by-laws and state laws.

Apart from these, there are the EN and ASTM standards for swimming pool enclosure material.

In short, any pool enclosure that does not meet the minimum threshold as outline in these standards is considered unsafe.

5. Which Type of Dome Cover is Good for My Backyard?

There are quite a number of pool cover designs.

It is upon you to choose one that you feel is good for your backyard.

You can choose one depending on the shape, material or functionality.

Dome Pool Cover

Dome enclosure with triangular shapes

In case you wish to customize one specifically for a unique backyard, then going for customized designs is a better option.

You can contact our technical team.

We will be able to assist you in the process.

5 Questions to Ask Dome Pool Cover Manufacturer/supplier

1. Where Can I Get Reliable Swimming Pool Cover Manufacturer?

Excelite Plastics Ltd. is the premier manufacture of swimming pool enclosures in China.

We sell our products in Europe and North America.

Whether you are looking for extruded aluminum structures, unique pool enclosure designs or remodeling, you will get one that suits your specifications.

Custom designs are also available.

Our manufacturing process involves strict quality control.

The swimming pool enclosures come with a 15 year warranty with exemplary after sales services.

All our enclosures are manufactured from solid polycarbonate sheets and aluminum rods.

With this, your pool enclosures will serve you for more than 25 years.

Dome pool cover

Aluminum swimming pool enclosure

Do you want to select from a wide range of designs?

You can view our swimming pool enclosure product page or contact our technical team in case you don’t get a product you are looking for.

2. Should I Claim for a Warranty? How Will it Help After Installing the Pool Cover?

All our swimming pool enclosures come with a 15-year warranty.

As the end user, you need to adhere to the various terms and conditions of the warranty.

This includes installation, repair and cleaning and installation procedures, just to mention a few.

Corrugated Polycarbonate Sheets warranty 15 year warranty on all products

Remember, our polycarbonate sheet warranty covers your glazing material against yellowing.

We do not cover physical damage to the polycarbonate sheet that may be due to end users’ negligence.

NOTE: Your warranty will only remain valid if you adhere to these terms and conditions otherwise, you won’t get a full replacement.

When you have a warranty, in case the pool enclosure fails (which is very rare), we shall fully replace the polycarbonate sheet.

This will help you to save on pool enclosure repair cost.

3. How Much Will it Cost to Ship Pool Enclosure from China to My Home?

The cost of cost dome pool cover varies depending on: size, design and technology.

As the end user, choose a product that suits your budget.

choose the swimming pool enclosure

We ship all products at a cost of $500 to $1,000 and deliver all swimming pool enclosures to our customer’s door step.

Our company uses Less Container Load (LCL) shipping.

Therefore, you don’t have to ship a whole container.

4. Does The Company Offer Any after Sales Services After One Buys a Dome Pool Cover?

Yes, we do offer after sales services.

You can contact our company after which, we shall assign you a trained technician near you.

Excelite technicians are always there to serve you.

Remember, our mission is to make things excellent.

Whether you need installation manual or any question relating to our enclosures.

We will be happy to assist you.

5. Can Their Technical or Customer Service be Trusted? How do They Handle Customers?

Yes, we will offer a perfect solution to all your queries.

Excelite customer representatives are trained and they have adequate knowledge about all our products.

So, you can trust the information you get from us.

We treasure all our customers and this the reason our company gives customer satisfaction the first priority.

Feel free to leave your feedback.

For any complaints, suggestions or commendation, contact us today.

5 Question about Installing Dome Pool Cover

1. Can I install dome pool cover myself?

Yes, you can install it yourself as long as you don’t violate the terms and condition of your warranty.

Any intentional or unintentional damage may your warranty invalid.

We have a complete pool enclosure installation guide.

Just follow the step by step process to accomplish the work successfully.

You should get at least one person to help during the process.

2. How Long Will it Take to Install Pool Covers with Aluminum Frame?

On average, it should take 2 to 3 days to install a dome pool cover.

However, it could take more time depending on your technical expertise and the complexity of the pool enclosure.

dismantle the old swimming pool enclosure

                                     Swimming pool enclosure construction process

At times, it is advisable to hire a swimming pool contractor.

They will ensure you get the work accomplished within the stipulated time frame.

Just be sure to hire a duly registered, accredited and experienced contractor

swimming pool enclosure intalling in Africa

3. Do I Need to Obtain a Building Permit to Install Excelite Pool Enclosures?

Yes, you cannot construct a swimming pool enclosure without a building permit.

Kindly confirm with your local authorities on requirement for constructing a swimming pool enclosure.

Of course, the process must adhere to some building and construction codes.

4. What are the requirements for the pool deck to install these enclosures?

The requirement will vary depending on your geographical location.

Refer to the building code instruction to get the right specification.

This is even crucial for above the ground swimming dome enclosures. You must learn how to prepare your pool deck.

Section of concrete pool deck under constrction

                                     Swimming pool deck preparation

Here, the stability of the pool enclosure is a priority.

Remember, if the enclosure falls, then there is a possibility that it causes injuries.

5. Is There Any Safety Measure to Consider During the Installation Process?

Yes, there are safety measures you need to consider during the installation process.

First, ensure you have all the necessary safety gears.

Secondly, ensure the swimming pool users are safe by indicating that there is some work going on thus, only authorized personnel should be within the vicinity.


Do you have any questions about dome pool covers that you would wish our team to respond to?

Or, do you find it difficult to get the right pool enclosure?

Well, you can contact our technical staff.