Which end of hose goes into pool vacuum?
Insert the open end of the hose into the vacuum plate (also known as a skimmer plate or skimmer disk), and place the plate into your pool wall skimmer, directly atop the suction vent. This will initiate the vacuuming process. Slowly sway the vacuum head in straight lines along the bottom of your pool until its clean.
Does my pool vacuum hose have a leak?
Fill the hose completely with water. You may have to get into the pool to do this. Once the hose is filled with water, begin slowly lifting the hose out, always keeping the head of the vacuum submerged. If at any point along the hose you begin to see water spraying, you have found the leak.
How do I know if my pool vacuum hose is leaking?
Once the hose is filled with water, begin slowly lifting the hose out, always keeping the head of the vacuum submerged. When you reach a point that is above water and leaking, the pump will suck air into the hose causing bubbles to form. This is where the leak is.
Can a pool vacuum hose be repaired?
Tip - You can use duct tape to fix cracks or punctures in your vacuum hose temporarily. However, you should purchase a vacuum hose coupler as soon as possible in order to make permanent repairs.