Then, how does pool automatic vacuum work?
Suction side automatic pool cleaners work with the dedicated suction line in your pool, or they can connect to your pool’s skimmer. They use the suction generated by the pool pump to propel the cleaner throughout the pool, vacuuming and cleaning pool surfaces while dirt and debris is removed by the pool filter.
Keeping this in view, how do you hook up an above ground pool vacuum to an automatic pool?
How do I turn on my pool vacuum?
When a suction cleaner is sluggish or slow, it’s usually a clogged pump basket or dirty filter that is to blame. Other problems include holes in the cleaner hose, sucking air into the hose, or the filter pump could be drawing in air, reducing water-flow volume.
They connect to the pool skimmer or a dedicated suction line and work around the pool collecting debris and sending it out through the pool’s filtration system. The cleaner is propelled around the pool by the movement of the water being sucked through it once the hose is connected and the filter pump is running.
Superior technology – the computer technology of robot cleaners makes them superior to other automatic pool cleaners. The robot’s ability to map out the pool using sensors means that it doesn’t get stuck in corners or constantly miss spots.
Cleaners aren’t meant to stay in the pool 24/7. This is true for all cleaners. Pressure side cleaners run on a schedule every day so why take it out? Leaving the cleaner in the pool 24/7 increases its exposure to corrosive chemicals in the water, such as chlorine or shock.
Connecting the vacuum system to the pump.
Now, here answers the question earlier: do you leave skimmer basket in when vacuuming pool? YES, you need to remove the skimmer or strainer basket before attaching the open end of the hose to the inlet. Finally, plug the open vacuum hose into the suction port.
Connecting The Pool Vacuum To The Skimmer Suction
Threading your hose carefully through the skimmer inlet while keeping the open end of the hose submerged at all times. Plugging the open end of the hose into the skimmer’s suction port, which lies at the bottom of the skimmer well.
If you have an automated vacuum, it will run anywhere between two and six hours depending on your pool size. An automatic vacuum should never be programmed to run continuously, as it will wear out the motor, filter and interfere with other scheduled pool maintenance.
All pools both above ground and in-ground need to be vacuumed. Theoretically you can abandon all vacuuming duties, but watch your pool water look disgusting, dirty and cloudy. The process of vacuuming keeps chemicals working their best and increases the desire and appeal, especially on a hot summer day.
You can swim while your bot cleans the pool, but it’s better not to. Swimming churns up the water. If the machine is in the water at the time, the current will buffet it, making it harder for it to complete its work. It’ll have to work harder to cover the same ground.