Top 10 questions about a movable swimming pool floor
Our movable floor for private or public swimming pools is a popular topic among our customers and prospects. Many of you have asked us about its features, benefits and installation process. To help you get the information you need, we have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions and their answers. Here is our top 10 FAQ on our movable floor for swimming pools.
Top 10 questions about a movable floor
How does a movable pool floor work?
A movable pool floor typically consists of a floating platform that can be raised or lowered hydraulically inside a swimming pool. The platform allows the pool to be used at varying depths for a multitude of activities. Allowing the movable floor to change depths greatly increases the pool’s flexibility.
What are the benefits of a movable pool floor?
Some benefits of a movable pool floor include maximizing pool space utilization, allowing for multi-purpose use of the pool, providing flexibility in pool depth and configuration, enhancing safety by adjusting water depth for different users, as well as converting into an effective pool cover when not in use by raising the floor up sitting slightly above water level.
Can a movable pool floor be installed in an existing pool?
Yes, a movable pool floor can be installed in existing pools, although it may require modifications to the pool structure. Professional installation by our Variopool experts is typically required to ensure proper integration with the existing pool.
What are the different types of movable pool floors available?
There are various types of movable pool floors available, including hydraulic systems, telescopic systems, and floating systems. Hydraulic systems use hydraulics to raise and lower the floor elements, while telescopic systems feature sliding panels. Floating systems utilize buoyancy to adjust the water depth which is the most common and preferred option. This is the Variopool option.
How much does a movable pool floor cost?
The cost of a movable pool floor can vary depending on factors such as the size of the pool, the type of system, customization options, installation requirements, and location. It is recommended to contact our international account managers for specific pricing information.
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Are there any maintenance requirements for a movable pool floor?
Maintenance requirements may vary depending on the type of movable pool floor. Regular inspections, cleaning, and some types even require lubrication of mechanical components will be necessary in order to maintain a long life expectancy. It is advisable to follow our service department’s guidelines for maintenance and consult us for servicing and repairs if needed.
Can a movable pool floor be customized to fit different pool sizes and shapes?
Yes, movable pool floors can often be customized to fit different pool sizes and shapes. We offer customization options to meet specific design requirements. It’s important to consult with the Variopool professionals to ensure proper customization and integration with the pool.
What is the weight capacity of a movable pool floor?
The weight capacity of a movable pool floor depends on the specific system and its design. It is determined by factors such as the load-bearing capacity of the floor panels and the hydraulic or mechanical components. Variopool can provide information regarding the weight capacity of their specific systems.
Are there any safety considerations or features for a movable pool floor?
Yes, safety is an important consideration for movable pool floors. Many systems include safety sensors to prevent accidents, such as detecting obstacles or people in the water before lowering the floor. Some systems may also have childproof locks or require key access for operation. Adhering to local safety regulations and guidelines is essential.
Are there any limitations or restrictions when using a movable pool floor?
While movable pool floors offer versatility, there may be certain limitations or restrictions to consider. These could include weight restrictions, depth limitations, specific maintenance requirements, and potential limitations on the types of activities that can be conducted when the floor is raised. Understanding the specific capabilities and limitations of the chosen system is important.
Please note that the answers provided here are general in nature, and it is always recommended to consult our international account managers for accurate and specific information related to a movable pool floor.