The Use of Automatic Pool Cleaners

by Pool Builders on 07-14-2012 in Articles

It is so much fun to have a swimming pool in our house. But it is our responsibility to maintain the cleanliness and safety of them. It is for our health benefits. However, cleaning them is not always easy. There are lots of things to be done just to keep the them clean.

Today, many cleaner products have been introduced to help us do the job faster and easy. Among these products, automatic pool cleaners are the most popular and commonly used by a lot of pool cleaners. It is more convenient to use and it saves time. These automatic cleaners have three types. These are pressure pool cleaners, robotic pool cleaners and suction pool cleaners.

Pressure cleaners are best for swimming pools surrounded by trees. It works through the pressure coming from the water on the pump of the pool. The cleaner moves around the pool, from the floor to the walls vacuuming and capturing wastes. These wastes then will go the waste bag. The best thing about these cleaners is that it does not push the dirt such as leaves to the filter or pump thus save you time in filtration process. And not only this type of cleaner cleans the floor and walls, but it also captures even the dirt found on the pool's surface. These types of cleaner range from $150 - $500.

Another cleaner is the Robotic pool cleaner. With the help of advance technology, these cleaners were designed to help many swimming pool owners to effectively clean their pools. This cleaner works independently with the use of electric motor found inside the product. All the user needs to do is to plug the cleaner in an outlet, put the cleaner into the pool and turn it on during the time of cleaning. They are the best choice when it comes to small debris or fine sand. Among the three types, this is the only cleaner that scrubs not only the floor and walls, but also the lines of the tiles. Some robotic cleaners have a remote control to allow you to guide it clean the areas which may have missed. Though this type of cleaner is a bit expensive, ranging from $500-$2000, it's a very good investment.

The last type is the Suction pool cleaners. These are the most common cleaners and are used by many. It works like a vacuum cleaner. When the pool pump is turned on, the cleaner then sucks the wastes into your pool's filter or pump basket. Some suction cleaners have the ability to also scrub the walls of the swimming pool which means saving time brushing. And since it sucks the waste directly to the filter, it can take away smaller pieces of dirt like dust. This is recommended for pools located in an open area where heavy leaves, branches and big debris do not get into the pool. Suction cleaners are also the cheapest with prices from $100-$500. These handy cleaners are a must for any home owners with swimming pools to make sure that pools stays clean. These are good assets to help us clean the pools in much easier way.

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