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Forum: Pool Cleaning: Manual or Automatic

Polaris, Kreepy, Letro, Barracuda, or hand-to-hand combat with your pool!

  1. Cool Sticky Thread Sticky: Water Tech Blaster Pool Max Reviewed

    But seriously... I actually enjoy the process of vacuuming my pool (yes, I'm weird), and I think this comes partially from having a little bit of OCD...

    Started by MattW‎, 07-28-2012 03:21 AM
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    battery vacuum, rechargeable vacuum, review, sticky, vacuum
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    07-10-2016 04:45 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Pool Cleaner Reviews

    We seem to have had quite a few new questions about automatic pool cleaners. For those of you who have one, give us a review, please. -- What kind...

    Started by Watermom‎, 05-13-2014 04:03 PM
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  1. Best Automatic pool cleaner?

    I have a gunite 22 x 44 pool with a 18" 12x12 shelf. It is salt but I don't think that matters. We have the return and we do have power available in...

    Started by wishIcould‎, 07-18-2018 09:18 AM
    bot, polaris, pool cleaner, vacuum
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    07-18-2018 05:14 PM Go to last post
  2. Angry Blue Diamond Pool Robot

    Why won't my Blue Diamond robot climb my pool walls? I recently installed new brushes and cleaned the impella.

    Started by jwozn‎, 06-11-2018 12:33 PM
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    06-11-2018 01:35 PM Go to last post
  3. Universal Wall Fitting Connector Assembly Replacement Leaking from Black part

    I found my pool cleaner Polaris 360 working OK but checked the screw down pressure relief valve and it is leaking water despite how hard I turn it. I...

    Started by gshine‎, 05-08-2018 07:57 AM
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    05-08-2018 01:18 PM Go to last post
  4. Question Need advice for pool cleaning

    I've decided to quit fighting with my in-ground in-floor cleaning system. I need to get some advice on robotic pool cleaners instead. My pool is...

    Started by debramansperger‎, 05-03-2018 10:47 PM
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    05-04-2018 12:14 PM Go to last post
  5. Robotic cleaners

    I have an in ground salt water pool and I want one of those robotic cleaners. They are so very expensive though and if I pay an arm and a leg for...

    Started by Sherry1000‎, 03-04-2018 09:38 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    04-11-2018 10:57 PM Go to last post
  6. Total Mess - Vacuum Suggestions

    I hope I can be laughing about this soon but not laughing now. When removing the cover I lost grip and all the debris that collected on top fell into...

    Started by Steveromo‎, 05-10-2016 05:18 PM
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    05-12-2016 11:55 AM Go to last post
  7. Anyone heard of ipp america or pool maid pool cleaners?

    Looking for a different pool cleaner and these seem to be like Kreepy Krauleys. Don't know for sure> I'm just looking they are on sale for a little...

    Started by dansdad‎, 07-08-2015 09:44 PM
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    08-22-2015 12:11 PM Go to last post
  8. Thumbs up Cheap suction side cleaner

    I've had a zodiac G4 suction side cleaner for 3 years. It came with the pool when I bought my house, so I'm not really sure how old it was. I had...

    Started by kelemvor‎, 06-10-2014 05:14 PM
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    08-10-2015 09:09 AM Go to last post
  9. Filter delivers dirty de

    My Hayward Perflex EC65 sends a temporary plume of dirty DE media into the pool thru the eyeball return jets after the 1.5 HP pump has been off for a...

    Started by FRANCIS‎, 10-12-2014 06:41 AM
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    de blowback, perflex
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    05-26-2015 08:15 PM Go to last post
  10. Is an automatic cleaner really worth it?

    I have been researching and debating on whether to purchase an automatic in-ground cleaner since last pool season. At this point, I am not even too...

    Started by Shifty‎, 07-14-2014 02:16 PM
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    05-13-2015 02:18 PM Go to last post
  11. Pool Enclosure Cleaning - Oxygen Bleach versus Chlorine Bleach

    Hello All, Not sure where to put this question, so feel free to move. I'm going to clean the pool enclosure ( screen and Frame). Am...

    Started by bell7272‎, 04-29-2015 09:12 AM
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    05-09-2015 06:38 PM Go to last post
  12. Robotic Cleaner Recommendation for New Pool Build

    Hello all, Were just about ready to start our pool build and Im looking for a little help with an automatic pool cleaner. So far, I have looked...

    Started by Toybuilder‎, 12-07-2014 08:42 PM
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    04-25-2015 02:07 PM Go to last post
  13. Robotic cleaner recommendations

    I've noticed on this forum recently and in searching the history that rarely does anyone make any recommendations for robotic pool cleaners even when...

    Started by ekalbs4‎, 04-11-2015 06:47 PM
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    04-25-2015 01:55 PM Go to last post
  14. Aquanaut 200 / 400

    Update: Sorry I missed the Poolvergnuegen thread I searched for aquanaut! Has anyone heard much about these yet? I understand that Hayward...

    Started by jilted‎, 04-19-2015 01:55 PM
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    04-20-2015 06:47 PM Go to last post
  15. Any recommendations for a vacuum type robot cleaner

    I have an above ground oval 18x34 and was looking to get a robotic vacuum that uses the existing filter suction. Is there any goods I should look at?...

    Started by rdefino‎, 04-09-2015 12:59 PM
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    04-10-2015 09:32 PM Go to last post
  16. Moved: Vacuum the pool using the Intex A filter pump.

    Started by Larryh86GT‎, 07-08-2013 11:42 AM
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    12-08-2014 08:25 AM Go to last post
  17. Robotic cleaner for above ground pool

    Hello, I am looking for a robotic cleaner recommendation for an above ground pool. I have been looking at Dolphins, but want to make sure an...

    Started by jalanrr‎, 09-19-2014 06:59 PM
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    09-21-2014 07:24 PM Go to last post
  18. Vacuum - How?

    As I mentioned in a different section (for another issue), I have dirt on the bottom of my pool which, I believe, is making my pool cloudy. A friend...

    Started by rkooz‎, 08-19-2014 05:45 PM
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    08-23-2014 12:07 AM Go to last post
  19. ANYONE TRIED A POOLVERGUNEN sp?

    My mx 8 went out again and I was considering the Poolvernguen for my fiberglass pool. Looking for fewer parts. Thanks for chiming in. Dave G.

    Started by dansdad‎, 07-02-2014 08:30 PM
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    08-11-2014 11:13 AM Go to last post
  20. Skimmer not catching debris floating on surface

    The surface debris won't make it's way to the skimmer. I have to wind up using a net to clean it up. The skimmer has plenty of suction and the weir...

    Started by WillB‎, 06-29-2014 02:59 PM
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    sticky, sticky-circulation, sticky-skimmer
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    08-04-2014 06:37 PM Go to last post
  21. Fixed my telescoping pool pole problem

    I've searched everywhere trying to find someone who had fixed their telescoping pool pole problems. Mine just would slip and wouldn't stay fixed. ...

    Started by mrkim‎, 07-11-2014 06:10 PM
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    07-14-2014 02:39 PM Go to last post
  22. Blocking ONE return - safe? How?

    Hi all, Relatively new pool owner (just under a year). Just recently got a polaris 360. Cleaned out skimmer and back washed before operating....

    Started by Knightwing44‎, 07-12-2014 02:03 PM
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    07-12-2014 06:30 PM Go to last post
  23. Hayward Viper not moving anymore

    I have had the the viper 5500 for several years with no issues and this year it worked as usual the first time i used it but now it does not move at...

    Started by tomgil‎, 07-02-2014 11:19 AM
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    07-11-2014 03:14 PM Go to last post
  24. Old style pool cleaner

    I was wondering if anyone had a Jandy Energy Sweep pool cleaner they would like to get rid of. I have a gunite pool and they way the steps are...

    Started by mwoolston‎, 07-02-2014 08:34 PM
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    07-02-2014 08:34 PM Go to last post
  25. Rock waterfall gets my pool dirty

    It's a small pool with a large rock waterfall on one side. It seems everything that blows through the yard gets trapped in it. When I turn it on I...

    Started by JohnASmith‎, 06-02-2014 03:37 PM
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    07-01-2014 02:14 PM Go to last post
  26. Polaris P935 nearly climbing out of my pool

    I bought the P935 at the beginning of the season. So far I'm not too thrilled with it. It doesn't capture fine particles (just shoots them out into...

    Started by Big Splash‎, 06-13-2014 10:57 AM
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    06-25-2014 01:34 PM Go to last post
  27. Brand new Polaris Pump is very noisy

    Hello all, I just installed a replacement Polaris PB4-60 pump to replace my old unit. Everything seemed to hook up okay, I wired the unit for...

    Started by npanhuyzen‎, 06-16-2014 09:54 PM
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    06-24-2014 04:43 PM Go to last post
  28. How to Remove Fine Silt Settled on the bottom of Intex Ultra Frame Pool

    Hi All, Thank you in advance for your kind help. I'm in Venice Beach Calif. and have a rectangular 18' X 9' Intex Ultra Frame with 1200 GPH sand...

    Started by Noodle‎, 06-22-2014 08:29 AM
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    06-23-2014 10:05 AM Go to last post
  29. Electric vacuums for in-ground pools

    Anyone have a recommendation for an electric vacuum to be used on an in-ground pool ? I tried the Pondvac 4 and that was a complete waste of time .

    Started by efh34‎, 06-21-2014 10:01 AM
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    06-23-2014 12:13 AM Go to last post
  30. solar cover reel sagging in the middle?

    my reel comes into 2 pieces its 20 feet wide. any ideas how to reinforce it in the middle so it doesn't sag?

    Started by wantboost‎, 06-16-2014 10:48 AM
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    06-18-2014 11:48 AM Go to last post

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