Intex Pool Vacuums: The best way to Clear an Intex Pool


The Pool Rush of 2020 created hundreds of recent pool house owners. Many have by no means cleaned a pool earlier than, and now must know how you can preserve their Intex pool (or Bestway or Summer time Waves pool).

At the moment’s put up offers you some insights into the fundamentals of cleansing Intex swimming pools, and what tools and instruments we discover most helpful. We additionally speak about automated cleaners for Intex swimming pools, and which of them work the most effective.

The best way to Clear Intex Swimming pools

Cleansing an Intex pool is not any totally different from some other pool – we vacuum the ground, brush the partitions and skim the floor, though not essentially in that order.

SKIM THE SURFACE: Let’s speak in regards to the floor first. Many Intex swimming pools shouldn’t have a skimmer, so eradicating particles floating on the floor earlier than it sinks, is an efficient observe. For swimming pools nonetheless open throughout autumn, check out our Leaf Catcher leaf internet covers.

Leaf Rake

When you’ve got a small flat internet, on a 4 ft aluminum pole, give that to your little helpers to make use of. For your self, get a Leaf Rake and a typical 8′-15′ telescopic pool pole. Leaf rakes have giant luggage and a beveled entrance edge for scooping stuff, giant and small, from the pool flooring.

BRUSH THE FLOOR: Mushy-sided swimming pools like Intex are constituted of vinyl, which might develop a skinny bio-film micro organism on the floor (ewww!) when situations are proper. Discourage algae and micro organism from forming with a nylon brush for the partitions and flooring of your pool. A superb pool brush may even distribute chemical compounds and helps to stop stains in your pool liner, from dust deposits in folds and wrinkles.

VACUUM THE FLOOR: Eradicating the dust, mud and particles that collects on the pool flooring is extra difficult, as a result of it includes hoses and suction and a little bit of method. There are at least 5 methods to wash the ground of an Intex pool.

  1. Use your Leaf Rake to scoop particles from an Intex pool.

    With slightly observe, you’ll be able to scoop a dime from the ground with a Leaf Rake and Pole and may clear a pool flooring in a short time, leaving solely sand grains and silty mud to your pool brush. For clear Intex swimming pools, a Leaf Rake, Brush and Pole could possibly be all you want!

  2. Use a Leaf Gulper backyard hose vacuum to wash an Intex pool.

    For Intex swimming pools that appear to draw leaves from everywhere in the neighborhood :-), Venturi vacuums use water stress to shoot water up right into a bag, which naturally sucks up particles and dust as you move over. Connect the Leaf Gulper to a pool pole and join your backyard hose, and you’ll vacuum and fill the pool on the similar time.

  3. Use a Vac Head and Hose to hoover together with your Intex pump/filter

    The normal methodology of vacuuming a pool, Intex vac hose and vac heads are 1.25″ diameter, however hook up with a typical pool pole. To hoover leaves, your pump should have a strainer basket, or use an In-line Leaf Lure to stop clogging the pump impeller.

  4. Use a Handheld Battery Operated Cleaner to hoover an Intex pool

    A superb methodology for vacuuming softsided swimming pools, Watertech has many handheld pool vacuums which can be unbiased and totally self-contained with an on-board particles bag. The Intex Rechargeable Vacuum is a extremely popular mannequin. Pole offered individually.

  5. Set up an automated pool cleaner to hoover the pool

    There are two varieties, suction cleaners and robotic cleaners. Suction cleaners connect to your suction shops and draw particles into your pump basket and filter, or can be utilized with an in-line Leaf Lure. You should have a filter pump that’s giant sufficient, 2500 GPH or extra, to energy an automated cleaner.

And what about Robotic pool cleaners? Sure there are a couple of robotic cleaners for aboveground swimming pools, within the $300-$500, such because the Aquabot Pool Rover line of cleaners. Robotic cleaners are fully unbiased of the filter system, they usually additionally filter the water as they clear the pool.

Different Suggestions for Cleansing Intex Swimming pools:

  1. Clear water line ring with (small quantities) of Mushy Scrub cleanser.
  2. Trim again close by bushes that want a pruning.
  3. Cowl the pool with an Intex Cowl, Winter Cowl or Photo voltaic Cowl.
  4. Skim, Vacuum and Brush, is the right order for cleansing a pool.
  5. Cleansing the pool is enjoyable; share the enjoyable with your loved ones, and allow them to assist!


Hold it Clear, America!

Dr. Pool

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