Category: Vacuuming

Articles about vacuuming a swiming pool

  • How To Increase Pool Vacuum Suction

    11 Ways To Increase Pool Vacuum Suction

    Is your pool vacuum not picking up dirt as efficiently as it should? Adequate suction is crucial for a pool vacuum to function effectively. If you’re experiencing weak suction or your pool vacuum leaves dirt behind, it’s time to investigate and resolve the issue. Well, we’ll be going over: Let’s dive in and explore these…

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  • How to Vacuum a Pool with a Sand Filter

    Vacuuming a Pool with a Sand Filter – Step by Step

    Being able to vacuum a pool is probably one of the most important skills to learn when you have a pool built or buy a house with an existing pool. What I mean by vacuum is using a manual pool vacuum, not an automatic or robotic pool cleaner. To vacuum a pool with a sand…

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  • Do You Remove the Skimmer Basket When Vacuuming the Pool?

    Do You Remove the Skimmer Basket When Vacuuming the Pool?

    If you own or maintain a pool, you might be familiar with how to keep it clean, like using vacuums and skimmers. These various cleaning methods and how to use them together can get confusing, and the way to use them can vary between different types of pools. You will need to remove the skimmer…

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  • when to vacuum a pool to waste

    When to Vacuum a Pool to Waste

    Purchasing a pool for your home is an exciting time. Owning a pool brings with it some new responsibilities, and you will probably have many questions. One of these will undoubtedly be when to vacuum pool on filter or waste? You will need to vacuum your pool to waste when there is heavy debris, dirt,…

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  • What length pool vacuum hose do I need?

    What Length Pool Vacuum Hose Do I Need?

    What length pool vacuum hose is going to be best for your pool when vacuuming is a pretty easy question to answer. A pool vacuum hose should be long enough to reach the farthest corner of your pool from your skimmer or vacuum port plus an allowance for the depth at that point. So if…

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  • how to vacuum a pool to waste

    Vacuuming a Pool to Waste – Cleaning a Dirty Pool

    If you have a very dirty pool, particularly when you open it in the spring, it is likely that the only way to clean it properly will be to vacuum the pool to waste. This means using the waste setting on a sand filter multiport valve in conjunction with your pool vacuum. Vacuuming pool to…

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  • Can you vacuum a pool on backwash?

    Can I Vacuum My Pool on Backwash?

    Getting your first pool and learning how to clean it yourself can be pretty confusing at first. Learning how to vacuum correctly and efficiently is probably the most essential thing to learn. So a question many people first have when getting a pool is should I vacuum a pool on backwash or waste or filter?…

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  • how to remove air from a pool vacuum hose

    How to Get Air out Of Pool Vacuum Hose – Easy Guide

    It is important to know how to prime a pool vacuum hose before you start to vacuum a pool to get rid of any air that will feed into the pool filter system and perhaps create an airlock. Priming is just a more technical way of saying removing air. There are two ways to get…

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  • ho often should I vacuum my pool

    How Often Should You Vacuum a Pool? Daily, Weekly or Monthly?

    It would be wonderful if a pool would just look after itself so you could put your feet up and lie on a sun lounger instead. Unfortunately, that is not the case – unless you can afford a pool service to do all of the work for you. As a general rule, it is normally…

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  • how do pool vacuums work

    How Do Pool Vacuums Work?

    When I first moved into my house with a pool I hadn’t a clue how pool vacuums work but I did some research online (as you are doing) and I asked a friend with a pool. This is what I found out. In many ways, pool vacuums work just like a regular vacuum you would…

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