In today's post I'm going to show you how to get rid of your algae FAST by vacuuming your pool manually Use the filter setting, or you can vacuum to waste, which means the water is discharged out instead of returning to the pool. Locate the pool pump. Thanks for letting us know. Attach the vacuum head to one end of the telescopic pole. Allow the hose and vacuum head to air-dry out of the sunlight, then store them in a clean, dry location.
A skim vac or vacuum plate allows you to use the skimmer basket instead of the pump strainer basket, eliminating the need to turn the pool pump on and off.
How to Attach a Pool Vacuum to the Filter Tank
Warnings If you don't have a waste function on the multiport valve- such as a standard push pull filter flow valve- do not vacuum the pool in the backwash setting as this will push debris into the inside of the filter cartridge on certain model filters. You will see the dirt get sucked in. Pool Janitor FAQ. Two years and more than articles later, she's enjoying her freelance writing experience for online resources such as Work. What am I doing wrong? While backwashing or vacuuming out to waste, be sure not to do not drain the water level below bottom of skimmer.