Have you ever wondered how a pool vacuum works? I’m going to share with you how it works and what type of vacuum you should use for your pool.
A pump is the heart of any swimming pool system, whether its an above ground or in-ground pool. It pulls water from the bottom of the pool through pipes that lead up into the filter area where dirt and debris are removed before being pumped back down again. There are many different types of pumps available on the market today but they all work basically the same way. They have impellers which push water out of the pump at high speeds creating suction. This creates pressure inside the pipe which forces water upwards towards the top of the pool.
The hose connects to a valve located near the edge of your pool. When you turn this valve open it allows water to flow freely between the pump and the pool. You can use any type of flexible tubing or even rigid PVC piping as long as its not too thick (like copper). If you want to make sure that there is no air in the line, you should always run an inline checker for leaks.
Vacuum Function: What does a vacuum do?
The Vacuum function works by sucking up all the water from the bottom of the pool through the skimmer basket. It then pushes the water back into the filter where it will be cleaned before being pumped back down again.
A vacuum head attaches to the end of the hose. It has two holes on either side of the nozzle. One hole will be connected to the drain while the other one will connect to the filter intake. This way when you are vacuuming out debris from the bottom of the pool, the debris goes into the filter instead of back down through the plumbing system.
How does a pool vacuum work?
The suction created in the pump is used to pull air and dirt particles along with them as they pass over the surface of the water. As these particles enter the filter, they become trapped between the mesh screen which prevents larger objects such as leaves or sticks from entering the circulation path.
Cleaning the Pool Filter
Once your pump and filtration system have been installed properly, it’s time to clean the pool filter! You can use a garden hose with some water pressure to do this job. Just remember to turn off the power before doing so.
Why You Might Want to Invest in a Robotic Pool Cleaner?
The robotic cleaner has many advantages that make it worth considering for most pools:
It is very easy to install (just plug-and-play).
It does not require any maintenance after installation.
It cleans all surfaces including walls, floors, steps, etc. It will never get stuck or become .clogged like traditional cleaners.
It uses no chemicals which means you don’t need to worry about cleaning up spills.
It works 24/7 without having to be turned on manually.
It requires less than 1 gallon of water per minute to operate.
It runs quietly .
Conclusion: A pool vacuum is an important part of keeping your pool clean. It’s important to select the right vacuum for your pool and to follow the steps to ensure that your pool is clean.