Information About The 3 Types Of Pool Cleaners That Are Available

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Information About The 3 Types Of Pool Cleaners That Are Available

There are currently 3 different types of pool cleaners available to help you maintain your pool. Each one has its own set of pros and cons. It is important to understand what these cleaners are, what they do, and how they work so that you can find the one that works best for your pool. Our knowledgeable technicians and consultants can discuss them thoroughly with you so that you can make an informed decision.

The 3 Types Of Pool Cleaners

  1. Suction-side pool cleaners use the suction side of your pump to move about the pool, picking up debris along the way. They can easily catch smaller trash, bugs, grass and a variety of other items. This style clears cloudy water more easily than some of the other styles and they are often less expensive. Many of these cleaners can even scrub the walls. These models are not very good at picking up larger debris and they send more particles directly to your filter, so your filter will need to be cleaned or changed more often.
  2. Robotic cleaners have to be powered by a low voltage motor. Many of the models contain computer chips that teach these cleaners better ways to clean your pool. They continually circulate the water and have scrubbing functions to clear debris easier. These types of cleaners may require more maintenance than other styles and their range may be limited. They also cost more upfront than more traditional styles.
  3. Pressure-side pool cleaners use the pressure side of your filter. They are better at picking up large debris than the other styles but they do not have scrubbing functions. The maintenance costs, and up front costs, are often less when compared to the others, however, it is also not the most effective unit for clearing small debris. If your pool has two large oaks towering above it, this cleaner may work best because it is excellent at picking up leaves.

Choosing the right pool cleaner that is both cost effective and the best for cleaning in your circumstances is important. It will either make your pool cleaning experience easier and more enjoyable, or it will make it harder and cause your grief. Stay informed and enjoy owning and maintaining your pool.

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