Automatic Pool cleaners

bpricedoMay 1, 2012

We had a Great White suction side cleaner on our fiberglass IG pool that worked great. Planning new pool and I asked PB about pressure side cleaners. He said that requires an extra pump (which I knew) but the pump would go out in a couple of years. So are there longevity issues with booster pumps for pressure side cleaners?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

it depends
one of my customers had to replace his booster pump twice in 1 year

    Bookmark   May 1, 2012 at 2:39PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

My booster pump is going into the 11th year, no issues knock on wood. Keep in mind I'm in MI so it is only used 5-6 months of the year.

    Bookmark   May 2, 2012 at 10:22AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

We've had pressure side cleaners for 27 years and we have replaced the booster pump at least once, maybe twice. We are in California and have lots of trees near the pool including redwoods so use it 12 months a year.

    Bookmark   May 2, 2012 at 11:00AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Pool Filter question
Hi All, I'm new to this board. Thanks in advance for...
hot tub evaporation rate in cold
Ok, newbie here to pool and hot tub ownership. We have...
Concerns about quartzscape plaster on new build
Yea, our newly constructed pool was plastered with...
salt or chlorine? pebble or plaster?
We have finally decided to build a pool, and have had...
Basement pool - How to prepare the room?
With some slight modifications to my garage (dropping...
Alex House
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™