The vacuum hose connects your vacuum head to your pool pump via the skimmer inlet, which provides debris-sucking power. Vacuum plate. This is also called a “skimmer plate,” but dont let the names confuse you. Whatever you call it, this piece of equipment connects the hose to the skimmer inlet.
Where do I hook up my pool vacuum?
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How does pool vacuum with garden hose work?
The dirt and debris on the floor will be pulled into the hose because the vacuum bag exerts low pressure. What happens here is that the vacuum creates negative pressure inside the hose. Since the pressure inside the pool is greater, the water, dirt, and debris are pushed into the hose.
Why does my pool vacuum have too much suction?
It could be that your brushes are worn down. When they wear, the area between the vac head and pool bottom is reduced, creating more suction. They can be replaced on some vacs. If thats not it, you can use a skimmer plate to vacuum and drill relief holes in it so the full pump flow doesnt go through the vacuum.