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Hayward Aquanaut 400 Review 2021 – Pros, Cons & Verdict

Hayward Aquanaut 400 front view

Hayward Aquanut 400 – A Quick Look   Adjustable roller skirt The Aquanaut 400 comes with an adjustable roller skirt that helps maintain consistent pressure over uneven surfaces. If there’s a wrinkle in the way or some other obstacle, the skirt will adjust itself without sacrificing much of the suction necessary to clean the pool. […]

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Zodiac MX8 Review 2021 – Pros, Cons and Verdict


Zodiac MX8 – A Quick Look Built for mobility Its X-Drive directional control gears allow the MX8 to go everywhere in your pool, including those hard-to-get corners and stairs. If it ends up in a corner, it will turn itself around without your help. Its X-Trax mobility system delivers superior climbing ability for walls and […]

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Dolphin Triton vs Nautilus: Which One’s Best?

Dolphin Triton vs Nautilus

If you can afford a robotic pool cleaner, you are in for a real treat. Anytime you can take a bit of the weekly pool maintenance off of your plate and give it to a robot, it is hard to complain! There are hundreds of robotic pool cleaners available on the market, but we have […]

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Aquabot X4 Review 2021 – Pros, Cons & Verdict

Aquabot x4

Aquabot X4 – A Quick Look Sweating the small stuff Rotating microbrushes scrub algae, bacteria, and pollen from your pool, as well as larger stuff, and it works right up to and including the water line. That stuff loosened from the floors and sides of your pool, the X4 cycles 85gpm of water through its […]

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Hayward AquaBug Review 2021 – Pros, Cons & Verdict

Hayward Aquabug

Hayward AquaBug – A Quick Look Personalized from their family to yours The Aquabug comes with four distinct facial features: Wanda the Whale, Diver Dave, the Aquacritter and the Hayward Aquabug. Each has a different colorful face with a distinct color scheme. Depending on which one goes best in your pool, it will add a […]

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Hayward Navigator Pro Review 2021 – Pros, Cons & Verdict

Hayward Navigator Pro

Hayward Navigator Pro – A Quick Look Silent operation A unique turbine design combined with the already-quiet operation of Hayward’s suction-side Navigator Pro make it truly silent but deadly when it comes to grit and debris on the bottom of your pool. The Navigator Pro hooks onto the pool’s existing suction system and automatically runs […]

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Polaris Vac-Sweep 280 vs 360: Which One’s Best?

Polaris Vac-Sweep 280 vs 360

The Polaris 280 and 360 are, in many respects, the same pool cleaner. They’re built from the same basic design. They’re both designed to clean just about any size inground pool in a hurry (often in under three hours), and both are designed to pick up any-sized debris, from a grain of salt to an […]

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Dolphin Triton Plus Review 2021 – Pros, Cons & Verdict

Dolphin Triton Plus in pool

Dolphin Triton Plus – A Quick Look Quick Clean Mode The quick clean mode puts the machine into overdrive mode, so it vacuums the pool in half the time it would ordinarily take. In most cases, cleaning is complete within one hour of starting the device. Long Reach His model features a fifty-foot cable that […]

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