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How to choose the correct pool cleaner

How to choose the correct pool cleaner

With so many amazing pool cleaning brands and products available, finding the perfect pool cleaner can sometimes seem a little challenging. The Pool Team have put together a list of considerations, to help you select the perfect product for your swimming pool. Don’t forget, you can always pop into The Pool Team and consult an expert!


The first thing to consider when selecting a pool cleaner is the size of your pool. Different pool cleaners are designed for different sized pools. They also require different electrical supplies when looking at pool cleaners – the bigger the pool, the more electricity is required to clean it. A large pool will take a longer amount of time to clean and will, therefore, need to use more electricity.


The dirt and debris that your pool collects is also a factor when considering pool cleaners. If your pool tends to collect a lot leaves, a smaller and simple pool cleaner may not be as effective as you need it to be. However, if you find that your pool collects sand but not much else, a smaller automatic suction cleaners will do the trick. Larger debris require a more powerful suction system in comparison to dirt such as sand which is easier to clean up.


Pool cleaners come in four distinct styles and each style has its own specific functions. Suction side cleaners rely on a hose and the pool’s filtration system, pressure side cleaners are best at dislodging dirt by using turbulence, robotic cleaners have microchips and motors and solar powered cleaners skim the dirt away from the surface. When selecting your pool cleaner – chat to The Pool Team experts about your requirements and they’ll help you find the correct cleaner for you.


Although the main focus of automatic pool cleaners is to clean your pool and save you time and money, just like with any machine there are always maintenance costs that need to be taken into consideration. When choosing a pool cleaner ensure that you find out all the information regarding parts and what you need to make the pool cleaner work in the long run.


As with anything, your budget and what you are willing to spend make up a huge component of your decisions. Prices vary when it comes to pool cleaners and you should consult an experienced sales assistant that is able to provide you with all the information regarding the pool cleaner choices in your price category.

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