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Best Pressure Pool Cleaner Reviews

The pressure pool cleaner relies on a special booster pump or built up pressure in the pool pump to clean the pool surfaces. The pool bottom is cleaned with a pressurized vacuum and sides washed with jetted water. Debris is collected and stored in it waste bag. Any water sucked up gets filtered and returned…

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Best Suction Pool Cleaner Reviews

The suction pool cleaner looks much like a hose and funky broom head combined. This is a type of automatic pool cleaner that wipes the walls and bottom surfaces, but works with a random movement which can miss the occasional spot. But, this is one of the most cost-effective pool cleaners. They clean both in-ground…

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Automatic Pool Cleaner Buying Guide

The earliest pool cleaner, a type of cistern cleaner appeared in the late 1800’s. It relied on a combined suction pump hose and hollow arm type device to remove the build up of gunk at the foot of the cistern tank. This technology progressed into the more efficient technology used to clean swimming pools. The…

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Best Robotic Pool Cleaner Reviews

Keeping on top of a proper pool cleaning schedule is often quite a hassle. Yet, a robotic pool cleaner can give a hassle-free solution for pool cleaning. Place in the water and it will clean above and below the water line. The best units will climb and walls and clean your pools. Beyond this, it…

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Types of Pool Cleaners: Which One Is The Best?

If you have a swimming pool, you may use it for entertaining, swimming or just keep coon in hot summers. However, this is not the whole story and the regular maintenance is very important. If you just don’t want to hire a spa or swimming pool cleaning service, a pool vacuum cleaner is a must-have…

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What is a DE Pool Filter?

DE is short for diatomaceous earth. Actually, diatomaceous earth is sedimentary rock which is composed of skeletal (or fossilized) remains of billions of microscopic diatoms that are algae-like organism, as well as chemically insert. These skeletons actually are silica. And these silica deposits are mined from many sources, including lakes, rivers, oceans, as well as…

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What is Backwash or Backwashing and How to Backwash a Pool Filter?

Swimming Pool Maintenance Tips Sometimes we need to backwash our pool filter. Well, what is backwash or back-washing? Actually, backwashing or simply backwash is a method used to clean a pool filter. The word back means reversing the water flow in the filter to thoroughly flush out contaminants. This also means you don’t need to…

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What is a Pool Weir and How Does it Work With a Pool Skimmer?

When it comes to a weir, the most common weir is a barrier across a river which is used to alter or adjust the water flow. Similarly, a pool weir is a barrier in a pool skimmer over that water flows. Generally, a floating pool weir can raise and lower its level according to the…

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How to Prime A Pool Water Filter Pump

If your swimming pool pump cannot pump water, this may mean the pool pump has lost its prime. In order to make your pump to move water again, you need to prime your pool water filter pump. Actually, air must be purged from the pump to allow the pool pump to move water again. In…

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Understand the different parts of your swimming pool

How knowledgeable are you of your pool and related equipment. If you put in the time and effort to maintain the pool you should have at least a basic understanding of what is going on. Let’s take a look at the important parts of the swimming pool, so in the event of repairs or maintenance,…

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