Ask the Expert: Cleaners

Swimming Pool Expert Pool Tips

In this Ask the Expert, we learn which pool cleaners are most recommended by Platinum Pools.

Cleaners For Pools with lots of Leaves


Hi Scott,

I have a 24,000 gallon pool
with pebble plaster.  I have a Legend
cleaner and it has recently died.  What
cleaners do you put in your new pools?  I
have owned a Jet Vac, Polaris and now a Legend. We have a fair amount of trees in the yard and get leaves from time to

Thank you for your advice.

Backyard Bay listener



If you have a lot of leaves in your pool, I would stay with the
Legend.  You can rebuild them. Texsun
would look at for free and the labor would also be free if you decided to
rebuild it.  If you do not have a lot of
leaves but just some, I would recommend a Tigershark robotic cleaner. We put this on
about 90 percent of our new pools and have zero complaints.  I hope this helps.

– Scott Waldo, Platinum Pools president


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