How to Use a Pool Vacuum

How to Use a Pool Vacuum

In order to keep your pool clean, you will need to use a pool vacuum. Pool vacuums come in two main types: manual and automatic. Manual vacuums are operated by the user, while automatic vacuums are powered by a motor. In this blog post, we will discuss how to use a pool vacuum. We will also cover the different types of pool vacuums and their features.

How do you use a pool vacuum?

There are a variety of ways to use a pool vacuum. One way is to attach the vacuum directly to the pool skimmer. This will allow you to vacuum the surface of the water.  If there is debris on the bottom of the pool, you can use a weighted hose or pole to move it around so that the vacuum can suck it up. You can also use a leaf bag to collect leaves and other large objects from the pool. By using a leaf bag, you don’t have to worry about clogging up your vacuum tube. Finally, you can use a robotic pool cleaner in addition to or instead of your manual vacuum cleaner. A robotic cleaner will clean all areas of your pool, including hard-to-reach places.

How do you turn on pool suction?

If you’re a pool owner, then you know that keeping your pool clean is essential for both its appearance and its function. One of the most important pieces of equipment for keeping your pool clean is the suction cleaner. But how do you turn on pool suction?

First, you’ll need to find the pool suction cleaner. This is typically located near the pool filter. Once you’ve found it, you’ll need to open the lid and remove any debris that may be inside. Next, you’ll need to attach the hose to the vacuum.

How to Use a Pool Vacuum step by step-

Assemble your pool vacuum

The pool vacuum head is the part of the vacuum that attaches to your telescoping pole. It is also called a “strainer” or “filter basket”. The pool head is used to remove leaves, dirt, and other debris from your swimming pool. The most common type of pool filter heads are made from plastic and have openings on the top side (as opposed to the bottom).

You should clean out your filter basket after every use in order to maintain optimal performance. This will prevent clogs and keep debris from entering your pump system.

Connect the vacuum hose

Connect the vacuum hose quickly and easily to your vacuum head and skimmer using the vacuum plate. This product is made with professional quality in mind, so you can get the most out of your pool cleaning experience.

Prime your vacuuming system

Prime your vacuuming system before you start cleaning to get the most out of your pool vacuum. The prime function of this Hayward pool cleaner draws water through the hose and pushes it back into the return jet on the wall of the pool. This helps drive out all air from inside the suction line so that when you turn on your swimming pool vacuum, it’ll have a higher level of suction power than it would if there was still air in the line.

To prime your vacuuming system, first, make sure that your vacuum is turned off. Then, open the valve on the hose and let water flow through until it comes out of the return jet on the pool wall. Once water is coming out of the return jet, close the valve and turn on your vacuum.

Seal in the suction

Seal in the suction for a more efficient pool cleaning experience. Make sure the vacuum inlet is the only line open to the pump before you begin, and connect the vacuum plate to the hose against the return jet. Use your hand to block the opening, and then bring it over to the skimmer to prevent loss of suction. If a vacuum plate is nowhere within reach, take the basket out of the skimmer and block the end of the water-filled hose with you.

Start vacuuming

This powerful pool vacuum cleaner lets you move the vacuum-like you would a real vacuum on a rug, in slow linear passes. The process can be repeated as many times as necessary to remove all debris from the floor of your pool.

Choose your filter valve setting

Choose your filter valve setting for light vacuuming or bigger jobs. For light vacuuming, set the multiport valve filter to “Filter.” For bigger jobs and larger amounts of debris, set the filter system to the “Waste”

Bottom Line

The best pool vacuum cleaner is the Hayward Navigator. It is a powerful machine that can clean all types of debris from your pool without any problem. The vacuum has a unique technology that allows it to clean up all kinds of dirt and leaves in no time. You can expect to save more time with this device as it works faster than most other vacuums for pools on the market today. This product is also very durable, so you will not have to worry about replacing it anytime soon.


That’s all there is to it! Now that you know how to use a pool vacuum, get out there and start cleaning. Be sure to give your filter plenty of time to dry in between uses; if you don’t, the dirt and debris from the pool will end up clogging it up. And as always, if you have any questions about using or maintaining your pool vacuum, feel free to reach out to us for help.


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