Frequently Asked Questions

What is Thermapool Insulation made of?

Thermapool is a type of Extruded Styrene.  

I already have an existing  swimming pool, can it be insulated with Thermapool?

YES… Thermapool Insulation can be installed into any existing liner or tiled swimming pool, regardless of its shape or size.

What is the difference between Thermapool Insulation and other insulation products ?

Compared to other insulating products, Thermapool is the only Insulation specifically designed for swimming pools, unlike alternatives Thermapool Insulation does not take on moisture, or compress with the weight of the water, in the short or long term life of the swimming pool.

Will I receive an Energy Saving Grant ?

Unfortunately as of the 30th March 2012, Swimming Pool Insualtion grants are no longer available due to budget cuts.

Similarly Solar Panels funding was cut in half in February.

Thermapool is continuing to work hard to try and get new funding measures in place for all swimming pool owners to receive subsidies.

How much Grant will I receive ?

Unfortunately as of the 30th March 2012, Swimming Pool Insualtion grants are no longer available due to budget cuts.

Similarly Solar Panels funding was cut in half in February.

Thermapool is continuing to work hard to try and get new funding measures in place for all swimming pool owners to receive subsidies.

The Amount of grant you will receive is determined by the size of the swimming pool and the water heating methods used,  you will receive more money  towards your insulation grant if anyone is over 70 or in receipt of anyone one of these benefits:  

  • 70 years old or over
  • Disability living allowance
  • War disablement pension, including mobility supplement or constant attendance allowance
  • Disablement pension, includes constant attendance allowance
  • State pension credit
  • Child tax credit income is £16,190 p.a. or less
  • Working tax credit income £16,190 p.a. or less
  • Council tax benefit
  • Housing benefit
  • Income support
  • Income-based job seeker's allowance
  • Income-related employment and support allowance
  • Attendance allowance

Where can I get Thermapool Insulation from ?

GENUINE Thermapool Insulation is only available from Thermapool direct via either our website or by contacting us direct on :

 01279 32 32 22.

Beware of Immitation products.  

What are the benefits to me from insulating my Swimming Pool with Thermapool?

Your swimming pool running costs will be immediately reduced, with longer usage and a much warmer swimming pool, and providing a more pleasurable swimming pool experience without the associated expense.

What will I be expected to save once my swimming pool is insulated with Thermapool ?

“Thermapool  Insulated Outdoor swimming pools fitted with our clear solar swimming pool Thermacover, will not need to be heated in the summer when conditions are warm and sunny. GUARANTEED”

Can I insulate a kidney / oval shaped swimming pool with Thermapool ?

YES ..Thermapool  Insulatation can be installed into any swimming pool regardless of shape and size.

I am having a natural swimming pool, can this be insulated with Thermapool?

YES…We would highly advise it, with a natural swimming pool it cannot be covered, so to avoid heat loss and to keep heating costs to a minimum we would recommend the use of Thermapool Insulation.

How long will it take to insulate my swimming pool with Thermapool?

The length of time varies on the size of the swimming pool, but on average a liner swimming pool will take 2 days for the product to be installed and on a tiled swimming pool should be on average 8 days.

Can I use my own swimming pool builder to install Thermapool ?

Thermapool have a list of Approved Installers, which are all trained in the installation of Thermapool, If you wanted to use your own swimming pool builder,  training can be provided, to the benefit of your  swimming pool builder, as they then go on our Approved Installer list.

Beware of installers who claim to be approved, always check with Thermapool direct to confirm your installers status. 

Why choose a Thermapool Panel Swimming Pool Kit ? 

Thermpool Panel Pool Kit is the all-in-one liner swimming pool building kit, it is already insulated and dramatically cuts down on the building time it normally takes to create your swimming pool.

What is included in my Thermapool Panel Swimming Pool package ? 

  • Thermapool Panel Swimming Pool  Panels
  • Thermapool Floor Insulation
  • Skimmers
  • Inlets
  • Main drains/sumps
  • The Swimming Pool Liner
  • The Pipework
  • Filter Pump Combo
  • ThermaCover  Swimming Pool Cover
  • Ladder
  • Lights
  • Coping Stones
  • Liner Lock
  • Manual Cover Roller

Will you be available to advise my swimming pool builder during installation ?

Thermapool will be available for technical support and advise during and after the installation.

Should I use a cover on my swimming pool ?

YES….Thermacover is a completely transparent swimming pool cover which unlike most covers allows ultraviolet energy into your swimming pool which heats your swimming pool for FREE ! , it also stops debris from entering the swimming pool.

What is the difference between the Thermacover and other covers available ?

“Thermapool Insulated Outdoor swimming pools fitted with our clear solar swimming pool cover, will not need to be heated in the summer when conditions are warm and sunny. GUARANTEED”

Thermacover heats your swimming pool faster and for free by allowing 100% of the solar energy to heat the depths of your swimming pool water.

Is there any guarantee on the product ?

YES….Thermapool Insulation comes with a 25 year guarantee

How long will Thermapool Insulation last ?

Thermapool Insulation has been proven to last for more than 40 years.

How long does it take to deliver ?

Delivery of materials is normally with 7 – 10 days from point of order.

Does Thermapool  Insulation compress?

NO…. Thermapool insulation is designed to insulate and deal with the weight of water, and has been proven to not compress over 40 years.

My swimming pool is not in the UK, can I still have it insulated with Thermapool ?

YES...we can ship worldwide, please contact us to discuss shipping costs and requirements.

Can I just buy the panels and use my own adhesive and render?

NO…..Thermapool adhesive and render has been specifically design to work with the Thermapool Insulation, and is not sold separately, only as a complete package.