What is a pool robot?
A pool robot is in rough features an automated vacuum cleaner for your pool. The robot’s purpose is to clean up the pool for dirt, impurities, algae, and undissolved chemicals – with so little help from you as possible. Pool robots exist with a battery and with a cable. Common to all robots – they clean up your pool with very little help from you.
Benefits of a pool robot:
- Better hygiene
- Less water waste
- Less work
- Energy saving
- Longer lifetime for filters and pumps
How it works:
There are 3 types of pool robot-systems. Each one with their own advantage and price classes. But here at Welldana we only have the best solutions. And the best products to clean your pool is robots, because they are full-automatic and let you relax. The pool robots are independent from the other systems and take care of the cleaning by itself. They have their own filters, which of course must be emptied from time to time. Efficiency is its strong suit – It takes care of the cleaning, while you relax. Often it can be programmed and some of them can be controlled with a remote or with your smartphone.
Which robot is the best?
It will of course depend on what your expectations and use are. It depends on the size of your pool. But there must be no doubt, that the pool robots are the way to go. They will clean your pool while you relax, and they will do it cheap (operation wise). The low noise level makes them especially attractive compared to other systems. While they are circulating, they distribute the chemicals in your pool, which results in less use of chemicals. Most pool robots can furthermore clean up the walls and waterline.
Is a pool robot worth it?
It can look like a lot of money to buy a pool robot and you may think the starting price is relatively high. However, the robot is an investment for the future and for you. Because you are not of cleaning your pool with a brush in your hand, and sweat on your forehead anymore. When you find a pool robot with the right size and nessecities, you will not regret the extra expenses.
More about pool robots: Normally they get their power from an independent power source and drives independently by the pump system. The power source is most frequently a kind of transformer, that is to be set nearby the pool. Normally the robots have 2 engines. 1 for cleaning through the filter, and 1 for driving and turning. Typical there are 2 brushes – 1 in front and 1 in the rear. These brushes are made of plastic, rubber, latex or other synthetic materials, and are used to scrape little particles of the bottom or sides.
How do I choose the right pool robot?
It depends where the pool is placed, how big it is, and what kind of dirt the pool is mostly exposed to. But furthermore, there are some questions: What kind of pool do you have? Inside, outside? Liner or concrete? What are your favorite features in a pool robot? What´s your budget? Why choose a pool robot? The pool robot is the way to go. Pool robots are very easy to set up. Most kinds are plug and play. Your pool robot cleans up your pool, so your filter doesn’t get overloaded. The pool robot can therefore take care of the cleaning of the walls, stairs, bottom, and the waterline. In these cases, you will save some manual work. The new models are also very energy friendly.
How to install your pool robot?
There are differences between pool robots and pools – every situation is different. As a starting point you must read the manual to your robot, because there can be information specifically pertaining to your robot. Then you just connect the power supply and lower the robot in the pool.
Pool robot FAQ:
How frequent should I clean my pool?
The most ideal is to clean the pool every week, but it can be hard to find time to do it. Alternatively, every 2 – 3 weeks, of course depending of how exposed your pool is to dirt.
Are pool robots better than the manual method?
There is no doubt that a pool robot is much easier to use, than to do it manually. But it would be a lie to say that the robot filter (which go down to 50my) is better than conventional filters (which are going down to 5 my).