Automatic Pool Cleaner

Automatic Pool Cleaner

What is an Automatic Pool Cleaner? An automatic pool cleaner is a device designed to clean a swimming pool with minimal human intervention. These cleaners are engineered to remove debris, algae, and dirt from the pool’s floor, walls, and waterline, ensuring a clean and inviting swimming environment.

Types of Automatic Pool Cleaners:

  1. Suction-Side Cleaners: These cleaners attach to the pool’s suction line or skimmer. They move around the pool using the suction power of the filtration system, collecting debris into the pool’s filter.
  2. Pressure-Side Cleaners: These cleaners connect to the return (pressure) side of the pool’s circulation system. They use water pressure to propel themselves and often have their own filter bags to capture debris.
  3. Robotic Cleaners: These are self-contained units with their own filtration systems and power supplies. Robotic cleaners are highly efficient and capable of cleaning the pool floor, walls, and waterline independently.

Advantages of Using an Automatic Pool Cleaner:

  1. Time-Saving: Automatic cleaners significantly reduce the time and effort required for manual pool cleaning.
  2. Efficient Cleaning: They are designed to clean every part of the pool thoroughly, including hard-to-reach areas.
  3. Consistent Maintenance: Regular use of automatic cleaners helps maintain a consistently clean pool, reducing the need for frequent deep cleaning.
  4. Energy Efficient: Many modern automatic cleaners are energy-efficient, making them cost-effective in the long run.

Choosing the Right Automatic Pool Cleaner:

  1. Pool Size and Shape: Consider the size and shape of your pool when selecting a cleaner. Larger pools may require more powerful or sophisticated cleaners.
  2. Type of Debris: Evaluate the type of debris commonly found in your pool. Some cleaners are better suited for larger debris, while others excel at removing fine particles.
  3. Pool Surface Material: Different cleaners are designed for different pool surfaces, such as tile, concrete, or vinyl.
  4. Budget: Automatic pool cleaners range in price. Determine your budget and find a cleaner that offers the best value for your needs.

Maintenance and Care:

  1. Regular Cleaning: Clean the cleaner’s filter bags, cartridges, or baskets regularly to ensure optimal performance.
  2. Check for Wear and Tear: Inspect the cleaner’s parts, such as brushes and wheels, for wear and replace them as needed.
  3. Proper Storage: Store the cleaner properly when not in use to prevent damage and extend its lifespan.

A licensed Contractor, Certified Pool Operator, Certified Pool Inspector, Certified Start Up Technician by the National Plaster Counsel, and a life long native of Pleasanton, CA.

Ryan Steele

Owner, NorCal Pool Service

About NorCal Pool Service

We have a pool maintenance package that suites each type of client. From starter packages that just keep the pool chemistry balanced and baskets emptied each week, to Full Service pool maintenance that allows you to kick your feet up and let us do all the work, we have a package right for you!

We also provide pool equipment repairs and installations. We are a Certified Pentair Dealer and Warranty Station which allows us to work with the best brand in the industry. This state of the art equipment is second to none and will leave you with a backyard oasis that will bring you and all your guests a smile.

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