Nothing beats kicking back in your pool and soaking up some rays after a long day. However, if you don’t take the time to keep your pool equipment in good working order, you’ll merely be adding additional worry to your life. This pool equipment checklist can be helpful whether you’re looking to enhance your pool’s cleaning systems or need clarification on what makes a good pool skimmer.

Pool Equipment Checklist

Here are some of the important items on the pool equipment checklist to consider:

Skimmer Attachment

When leaves unavoidably end up floating in your pool, you may use the skimmer net to quickly and easily remove them. Using the skimmer attachment attached to the end of the telescoping pole, you can run the net over the water and collect whatever is floating there.

Its fine-mesh net allows it to “skim out” substantial things like insects and leaves while capturing smaller trash like plastic cups and candy wrappers. The skimmer net can be either bag or a flat net. Choose the one that appeals to you the most.

Pool Cleaner

Don’t feel like breaking a sweat to get your pool sparkling clean? Finally, a fully automatic pool cleaner is all you need. When you run an automatic cleaner through your pool, it will brush and vacuum as it goes.

Brush Attachment

Scrubbing the walls and floor of the pool with a pool brush is the most effective method for removing algae growth. When using the correct pool brush, you can keep your pool clean and clear, avoiding problems such as green and cloudy pool water.

Brushing is also essential if you want your pool’s chemical treatments to last as long as possible. Three distinct brush attachments are available, each optimized for a specific pool.

Pool Heater

This pool equipment allows you to swim in the middle of winter, even when the weather outside is chilly. There are many efficient and reasonably priced heaters to choose from. With a pool heater, you can swim even if the weather is cloudy or rainy.


You’ll need to use the pool filter if you want clean water. The filter cleans every last drop of pool water to remove harmful particles and make it suitable for swimming. Various pool filtration systems are available, including cartridge filters, DE filters, and sand filters. While each filter has its own unique advantages, they all work equally well to keep the pool free of dirt and in pristine condition.

Filter Media

In order to receive the best results from your filter, you should use high-quality filter material. For optimal performance, each filter makes use of a unique filter material.

Pool Pump

Like the circulatory system in the human body, the pool’s pump is responsible for pumping water around the pool. It also provides energy for the pool’s filtration and heating systems. Different pool pumps exist, including those with single, dual, or variable speeds. These pumps have variable speeds, so you can keep the water moving slowly while you sleep, getting rid of all that algae.

Pool Chemicals

Even though they aren’t technically pool equipment, pool chemicals are crucial to maintaining a safe and healthy swimming environment. A swimming pool can be kept in good shape with chemicals like metal sequestrate, pool enzymes, alkalinity stabilizers, algaecides, pH stabilizers, and sanitizers.

Chemical Feeder

Do we want to continue adding chlorine to your pool on a weekly basis? Thankfully, the chlorinator can do it for you. If you tweak the chemical feeder’s feeding rate, your pool will be fine for a few more weeks.

Vacuum Head and Hose

The pool vacuum system consists of the telescoping pole, the vacuum hose, and the vacuum head. But the head is the actual component of the vacuum that does the cleaning as you drag it across the pool’s surface. The vacuum head fits onto the extendable pole like the brush and skimmer. However, you can only finish vacuuming the pool with a reliable vacuum hose, which is why it’s an integral part of the vacuum system. Attach the hose to your skimmer and increase the pressure to make the vacuum swallow the debris.

Pool Equipment Checklist

Telescopic Pole

Vacuuming, skimming, brushing, and other pool cleaning tasks are all easier with a telescoping pole. It is easy to extend and shrink a telescopic pole. This will give you the perfect maneuverability and reach for scrubbing your pool.

With this tool, you may save a lot of time and effort, but be sure to pick a long telescopic pole with heavy aluminum and thick tubes for your pool.

Pool equipment checklist

Our professional team has the necessary training and expertise to maintain your pool’s pristine condition. When it comes to maintaining your pool equipment, you can rest assured that we will only use the most cutting-edge tools and methods available. Call Purpose Pools today to help with the best pool equipment checklist.

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