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Swimming Pool Glossary: Skimmer

The pool skimmer is located in the wall of your pool. It connects to your pool's suction pump and helps to filter out dirt and unwanted materials. The pool skimmer should not effect the amount of water that flows through your pool, making it a great cleaning method. It is very easy to use and popular among pool owners.

Features of the Pool Skimmer

  • Easy to install and requires little time to do so.
  • Helps to clean your water and make it appear clearer.
  • Helps your filter and pump work more effeciently and last longer.
  • Adjusts on its own to the water level in your pool.
  • Will not affect the efficiency of your automatic pool cleaner.
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