When we purchased our Swimming Pool two years ago the installer surprisingly had included a solar blanket in the package.
We use it religiously in the early spring, fall, and cooler summer nights. It is used in correlation with our Solar Heat Panels & Heat Pump. The blanket is removed and installed via a manual reel system. It is stored in an un-heated garage in the winter months.
I also want to mention the pool is saltwater. FC, pH, etc. are maintained in the TFP ranges.
Now to the problem....
The Solar Blanket has become very brittle and is tearing and bubbles are falling apart. I am not sure of the Brand, type, or other specs.
On my previous chlorine non-saltwater pools they would last 4-8 years.
Has anyone had this issue so early into ownership?
Is this related to the saltwater setup?
Are there specific blankets for saltwater pools?