When it comes about pool accessories for cleaning, there are a lot of options in the market for your spas and pools aside from hiring a pool service. However, of all pool cleaners, two of them stand out as being the most reliable and professional: the Polaris Vac-Sweep 65 and the Hayward AquaBug. Polaris Vac-Sweep 65 is designed to vacuum any pool with a depth of up to five feet. It works best with above ground swimming pools instead of inground pools, no matter if they have flat bottoms, slanted bottoms or dished bottoms. This specific model is a bit more expensive than the AquaBug or other popular pool vacuums, but the long lifespan will surely compensate the higher price.
The Polaris Vac-Sweep 65 uses Jet Sweep technology, which works by moving the water against the walls of the pool so that the debris from the hard-to-reach places is loosen and then swept into a detachable filter bag. When the vacuum finished its job, all you have to do is remove it from the pool, take off its filter bag and empty it. This amazing pool vacuum is powered only by the pressure of the clean water that returns to the pool. Therefore, the skimmer and filter are free to eliminate the contaminants from the pool while the vacuum is working to clean both the bottom and the sides of the pool.
One of the biggest advantages of the Polaris Vac-Sweep 65 is that it does not only clean the bottom of your pool, but also the sides. In addition, if you consider the sleek design as well, this is certainly one of the best pool vacuums in the marketplace today. The well-designed filter bag efficiently takes away the debris before this reaches the filter or the pump, hence prolonging the filtration system’s life. The only downside is that this vacuum gets tangled in the hose every once in a while, but it can be easily untangled. Therefore, Polaris Vac-Sweep 65 is an option that is worth considering if you are a pool owner looking to get rid of his or her old cleaner and seeking for the most reliable vacuum.
The Hayward AquaBug is another high selling pool vacuum that is designed especially for inground swimming pools with vinyl pool liners. It will work just as well on dished bottoms and flat bottoms, and similarly to the Polaris model, the AquaBug is also self-propelled. Nevertheless, it uses a technology called SmartDrive that makes the vacuum work faster and with increased efficiency. The suction mechanism is vigorous, as AquaBug can suck up pretty much anything, from microscopic particles to fallen leaves and pines. If however your pool is placed under some trees and there will be leaves in the water all the time, it may be a good idea to invest your money in a leaf catcher too. This will prevent the clogging of your pool filters, which will save you time on the long run since you will not have to unclog the pool filter all the time, or even repair them.
If you are interested in the design and aesthetics of your pool vacuum too, you should know that the AquaBug model comes in a unique pattern and color scheme that sets it apart from similar pool vacuums. This fun design works very well with children especially, as it resembles a huge friendly red bug. However, do not be fooled by the exterior charm, because AquaBug is one of the most powerful pool cleaners the market will ever see. Since it works with a standard filtration system, you will not be required to get an additional booster pump. This is great because you will save money on electricity too. Finally yet importantly, the Hayward AquaBug model is a 100% safe vacuum that only uses its strong suction action, without any chemical cleansers. These are some of the best swimming pool accessories you can purchase for your swimming pool.