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18'x34' Ratchet-Lock Safety Cover Tarp for 16'x32' Rectangle Pool - Center Step

  • Hybrid solid cover with mesh drain
  • Water drains into the pool for a maintenance free winter
  • Blocks 100% UV to prevent algae growth
  • Advanced Ratchet-Lock tension system is faster & stronger
  • Complete kit with all mounting hardware including the drill bit and wrench
Availability: Made to Order - Ships in 5 business days
Pricing: $995.00

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Ratchet-Lock part number PIL16-32RC is a safety cover tarp designed to fit a 16' x 32' rectangular swimming pool with 4' x 8' steps in the center of the shallow end. Ratchet-Lock is a unique breed of safety pool cover that will be difficult to compare to other brands as it features stronger fabric, wider webbing, threadless construction, 100% UV blockage, a center mesh drain, and our exclusive ratchet tensioning system.

Superior 14 ounce vinyl coated polyester fabric allows the tarp to be constructed using advanced heat-sealed seams plus the webbing reinforcement grid is welded in place eliminating all sewn threads. This design feature is not available anywhere else and is a game changer for both strength and durability as it eliminates the two most common failure points of a pool cover.

In addition to superior tarp materials and enhanced manufacturing technics Ratchet-Lock pool covers attach using unique mounting hardware that is both easier to install and operate. On the bottom of the cover is a grid of seat belt style webbing straps that span across the pool in both directions. At one end of each strap an anchor plate will be used to lock it in position. The opposing end of each strap will be connected to a ratchet that with each click adjusts the tension of the cover. This design provides quick infinite adjustment and is rated to support north of 600 LBS per strap.

Included with each Ratchet-Lock kit is an SDS masonry drill bit with a stopper feature that makes achieving clean perfect cut holes painless. As the T30 torx bolt is tightened our 1/2" concrete anchors expand locking the hardware in place. This mechanical advantage creates a stronger more secure attachment using an anchor that requires 33% less drilling.

Down the center of each cover is a 6" wide mesh drain panel that allows water to flow off the cover into the pool for a maintenance free winter. This mesh panel is covered to preventing algae growth and is secured using snaps that allow for easy removal while cleaning.

Ratchet-Lock safety pool covers are custom made to order and will ship in 3-5 business days. Due to being custom made we do not allow returns, but all our tarps are backed by the Lookout Mountain Tarp lifetime guarantee. Before ordering, please use the printable schematic on this page to confirm the size, shape, and anchor locations are the perfect fit for your pool. If any changes are needed please use the custom order form to receive a free quote.

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