Sealing assembly for a swimming pool skimmer

  • US 5,285,538 A
  • Filed: 04/14/1992
  • Issued: 02/15/1994
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/14/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A sealing assembly for a swimming pool skimmer of the type having a skimmer body with a water receiving opening therein, said sealing assembly comprising:

  • a face plate for engaging said skimmer body around said water receiving opening at a sidewall of the swimming pool, said face plate defined by a frame-like element having a central opening therein communicating with the opening in the skimmer body, said face plate having a substantially flat border surface extending around said central opening and including a peripheral edge extending therearound;

    sealing means carried by the face plate; and

    a detachable cover element constructed of a flexible material comprising a planar portion for closing off the central opening in the face plate, said cover element further including an outwardly extending, peripheral lip portion surrounding the planar portion for sealably engaging the peripheral edge around said face plate to prevent pool water from entering the skimmer.

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