In order to enjoy your pool all seasons, well, it has to be clean. And to keep your pool in good condition, regular maintenance is a must. But sometimes with a pump, the right balance of chemicals, and frequent skimming, some pools still have debris piling up. One can, of course, opt for a manual pool cleaner which requires you to physically move the device over the floor and walls of your pool. However, this can become tiresome. Instead of ruining your chilled summer vibe by manually slogging in the pool, you can opt for Automatic pool cleaners that does the work efficiently by saving your time and energy. Automatic pool cleaners are a type of vacuum cleaner that is designed to collect debris and sediment from swimming pools with minimal human intervention. In this article we will be looking at Flowclear AquaClimb automatic pool cleaner to discuss its features and to determine whether or not it’s a good buy.
|Dimensions||32 x 8 x 9 inches|
|Pool cleaner type||Automatic|
|Pool type||Above ground pools|
|Filtration system type||Designed specifically for pools with low filtration systems|
|Operation||Easy to operate. Turn on the pump to start the cleaner|
|System flow rate||1,000 gal./h|
|Pressure regulator||Adjustable and regulates the water flow|
|Hose length||6.1m / 20ft|
|Installation||Connect the cleaner's hose to your filter pump and place the cleaner in the pool|
|Debris removal type||Removes debris such as dirt, leaves and sand|
|Wide clip system||Provides easy access to the debris compartment|
|Float and weight||Provide optimum maneuverability|
|Connectors||Compatible with most leading pool brands|
|Needs additional tools to set-up||No|
|Easy to store||Yes|
|Price range||Under 100$|
|Included Acessory 1||Hoses|
|Included Acessory 2||Connectors|
|Runs on batteries||No|
|Can extra hoses be attached to the cleaner||Yes|
EASY TO ASSEMBLE – The main purpose to get an automated pool cleaner is to reduce manual work and with Flowclear AquaClimb automatic pool cleaner you can achieve that from the very beginning. Flowclear AquaClimb pool cleaner is a really compact cleaner that can be assembled pretty quickly without the need of any extra equipment. The user just needs to attach the hose to the main vacuum part and that’s all it needs as installation. No extra tools needed and the job gets done within few minutes.
POOL TYPE – Flowclear AquaClimb pool cleaner is designed specifically to be used in above-ground and soft side pools. It can also be used in above-ground or soft-side pools with low flow filtration systems. The pool cleaner with its patented design is made to accommodate above-ground pools of all shapes and sizes. It is recommended for soft wall pools from 4.57m / 15ft to 4.87m / 16ft.
OPERATION – Operating the pool cleaner is as easy as assembling it. Hoses with total length of 6.1m / 20ft is included with the pool cleaner. The user will have to attach the cleaner’s hose to the filter pump and then insert the vacuum part of the cleaner inside the pool. The user can make use of the connectors included with the pool cleaner to connect the hose with the pool cleaner. The connectors included with the cleaner are compatible with most leading pool brands. After connecting the hoses and submerging the cleaner in to the pool, then turn on the pump and the cleaner will start automatically to function. The cleaner works through the power of the filter pump. It is recommended to use filter pump of 1000 gal/h or above. The pool cleaner also comes with an adjustable pressure regulator that controls the water flow for use with high power pumps. If the hose length is not sufficient then the user can attach some additional hose to satisfy the required length. All the user has to do is invest few minutes of his/her time to get the cleaner to function and from there the cleaner can take up the work efficiently.
FILTER BASKET – Filter basket present in pool cleaner collects all the debris collected from vacuuming the pool surface. Filter basket is an important aspect in a pool cleaner as it allows the cleaner to clean as many debris as possible depending on its capacity. The filter basket in Flowclear AquaClimb collects all type of debris including sand, pebbles and leaves. This makes this pool cleaner a perfect fit for places with windy climate or for swimming pools situated around trees. Flowclear AquaClimb consists of an integrated pre-filter that removes all the debris including leaves and sand before it reaches to the filter pump. The filter basket doesn’t allow the debris to reach the filter pump in order to avoid the clogging of the pump. Not even a trace of debris is left behind to ensure optimal pool cleaning. The filter basket has to be cleaned regularly to allow proper functioning of the cleaner. The wide clip system present on the bottom plate provides convenient access to the debris compartment.
NAVIGATION – Navigation around the pool isn’t a problem as the pool cleaner is really compact and lightweight. The pool cleaner gets the ability to manoeuvre around the pool through float and weight. Flowclear AquaClimb automatic pool cleaner makes sure that not even a corner is left uncleaned. It also ensures that every area of the pool is properly vacuumed to offer a sparkling and clean pool all season long.
CLEANING ABILITIES – Flowclear AquaClimb automatic pool cleaner is the best vacuum cleaner for those users who possess soft sided pools with low flow pumps. As its compact and lightweight, it becomes pretty convenient for the users to install the cleaner and get it to operation. The cleaner runs through the power of the pump. As soon as you turn on the pump, the cleaner works up automatically and gets into action. The cleaner effectively vacuums the pool surface to get rid of all the visible debris to offer a sparkling clean pool. All the debris vacuumed while cleaning goes into the filter basket. The cleaner consists of an integrated pre-filter that doesn’t allow the debris to reach the filter pump to avoid choking of the pump. The cleaner moves steadily around the pool and vacuums along the way. The user can gain easy access to the debris compartment through the wide clip system present on the bottom plate of the cleaner.
INCLUDED ACESSORY – The package includes one automatic pool cleaner, hoses with total length of 6.1m / 20ft and connectors that are compatible with most leading pool brands available in the market. User manual and a user guide are also provided with clear instructions in order to manage the pool cleaner.
STORAGE – One of the main advantages of owning Flowclear AquaClimb automatic pool cleaner is that it can be easily managed and stored away after use. Users can asses the cleaner as it is extremely compact and lightweight. Filter basket needs to be cleaned often to ensure optimal functioning of the pool cleaner. The cleaner doesn’t consume much space due to its shape and size.
PROS AND CONS
After going through a brief description about the product its now time to glance through pros and cons regarding Flowclear AquaClimb automatic pool cleaner.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- Does one need additional tools to set-up the pool cleaner?
No, Flowclear AquaClimb automatic pool cleaner is easy to set-up and install without the requirement of any additional tools.
- Are the hoses included with the pool cleaner? What is the length?
Yes, hoses are included along with the pool cleaner. The total length of the hose is 6.1m / 20ft.
- How to get the pool cleaner to operate?
It’s easy to get the pool cleaner to operate. First and foremost, connect the pool cleaner’s hose to the filter pump with the help of the connectors provided with the pool cleaner package. Then submerge the cleaner into the pool and turn on the pump to activate the cleaner. As soon as the pump starts, the cleaner will also start to operate.
- Can one attach additional hoses if needed?
Yes, additional hoses can be attached to the pool cleaner if needed.
- Does Flowclear AquaClimb automatic pool cleaner run-on batteries?
- No, Flowclear AquaClimb automatic pool cleaner doesn’t run on batteries. The cleaner runs through the power of the filter pump.
- Does the filter basket need to cleaned often?
Yes, the filter basket has to cleaned regularly to ensure smooth functioning of the pool cleaner. As the pool cleaner is compact, the filter basket is also small in size and it fills up quickly. So, cleaning the filter basket often is recommended.
- How to get access to the filter basket?
Getting access to the debris compartment has been made convenient due to the presence of wide clip system on the bottom plate of the pool cleaner.
- How fast does the cleaner move around the pool?
The pool cleaner is not that fast. It moves slowly and steadily around the pool. Always make sure that the air is out of the hose completely because that prevents most of the slow movement of the pool cleaner.
- Does the pool have to be full before putting in the pool cleaner?
Yes, the pool has to be full before submerging the pool cleaner into it.
- Can the pool cleaner be used with high power filter pump?
Yes, Flowclear AquaClimb automatic pool cleaner can be used with high power filter pump. The adjustable pressure regulator regulates the flow of the water for use with high power pumps.
- What are the included accessories with the pool cleaner?
The accessories included in the package is one automatic pool cleaner, hoses with total length of 20ft/ 6.1m and connectors that are compatible with most leading pool brands available in the market. User manual and user guide is also included with the package.
Keeping a swimming pool clean and clear is no easy job and, in the absence of an automatic pool cleaner, requires hours of manual scrubbing and vacuuming. Automatic pool cleaner makes the job easier and swifter with minimal human intervention. And Flowclear AquaClimb automatic pool cleaner requires minimal user intervention and has a decent amount of power and features. It does a pretty decent job when it comes to vacuuming soft-sided pools with low flow filter pump systems. A 20ft hose is included with the pool cleaner and the users can attach additional hoses in case if needed. Connectors are also included in the package that are compatible with most pool brands.
Adjustable pressure regulator regulates the flow of water that allows the pool cleaner to be used with even high-power pumps. Filter basket collects all the dirt and debris and doesn’t let it travel to the pump to avoid choking. In sort, Flowclear AquaClimb automatic pool cleaner is a good purchase for above-ground and soft-sided pools and it does a pretty good work considered the shape and size of the pool cleaner.