The winter is fast becoming a distant memory as the promise of spring becomes to warm lazy days of summer. This is the time when everyone plans to enjoy the company of family and friends around the barbecue – and as soon as the weather permits the barbecue is fired up,the corn of the cod is prepared and everyone dons bathing suits to have that wonderful first season dip in the pool. However,in order to make the experience simply perfect it is essential that the pool be clean and sparkling – and sometimes this may mean that you have to invest in a new pool cleaner.
However,shopping for an in-ground pool cleaner can be challenging due to the sheer number that are on the market. The difficulty in making the right decision is further complicated by the fact that there are models specifically designed for either above ground or in-ground pool use. There is also the matter of the pool size and climatic conditions. Each pool has a unique personality – so your decision investment must be well researched.
However,here are a couple of the best selling choices as voted for by pool care professionals and the buying public.
1. The Dolphin ‘Nautilus Plus’.
Dolphin has been designing pool cleaners for over 25 years – and that experience shows in this market leading product. It’s easy to handle at 22 pounds and the top access filter cartridge makes cleaning a pleasure. Add to this a two-year warranty and rock-solid build quality and you have a solid foundation for a great buy. It can deal efficiently with pools around 50 foot in length in just around two and a half hours. This includes floor and walls all the way up to the waterline. Modular nature means easy repair and replacement of parts. Onboard software scans the pool and takes into account its unique dimensions and shape to optimize cleaning time and efficiency. Deals with even stubborn algae with ease and a built-in timer means power saving as does the fact that it operates indepe3nedently of the main pump and filter. At under $1,000 you can a whole lot of cleaner for a great price.
2. The Polaris ‘F9550 Sports Robotic’.
This is perfect for those pools that may not have a standard configuration. Resembling a small moon buggy this unit is made to deal with obstacles – and it does so with aplomb due to a ‘four-wheel drive’ system. It’s also great for larger in-ground pools as it can handle pools with lengths up to 60 foot with no problem. Taking personal charge is also possible using the remote which helps the pool owner guide the Polaris to spots it might have missed. That same remote also provides ‘Easy Lift’ technology – which means that the unit drives itself to the surface and expels water on command so that is easier to remove from the pool. An easy clean canister and programmable 7-day cleaning cycles and personalization options round off the package. Priced at just under $1,400 this unit may be pricey – but it’s worth the investment.
Get your pool summer ready and start to investigate the new pool cleaning technology o9ut there. The latest pool cleaners will save you money,get the job done efficiently and make sure that you can sit back and relax in that summer sun.