What Cleaner to Choose? Automatic pool cleaners can make cleaning your pool a breeze, but which pool cleaner would work best for your situation? Automatic cleaners are available in 3 different “types”, the Robotic cleaner, the Pressure-side cleaner and the Suction-side cleaner categorized for how they work in your pool.
Robotic pool cleaners are self contained units that work independently of your pools filtration system. Containing their own pump, motor & filtration bag, robotic cleaners clean your pool without clogging your filter and in addition, thanks to the self-contained filtration units, they also aid in the filtration of your pool water while they are cleaning. The robotic pool cleaners that Pool World stocks are:
Pressure-side cleaners run off the water pressure created by a pump, either your pools pump or a supplemental booster pump depending on the specific cleaner. The pressure of the water sends the debris from the bottom of your pool into a collection bag on the cleaner. The pressure side cleaners that Pool World offers are:
Suction-side cleaners rely on the suction of your pools filtration system to work. Hooked into your skimmer via a hose these cleaners vacuum up debris from your pool and send it into your filter where it is stored until you clean your filter. A clean filter is necessary for these cleaners to work best. The suction-side cleaners that Pool World stocks is: