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Thread: Wise to skip Pressure Side Cleaner for a Robotic?

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    Columbia, SC

    Wise to skip Pressure Side Cleaner for a Robotic?

    Hello all! My name is Chris and I've been lurking here for quite some time now. Next week kicks off the install of in ground, lazy-L, liner pool. The saying "Devil is in the details" could never t be more true. As I get closer I find myself getting bogged down with small decisions.

    The latest dilemma is the choice of a pressure side or robotic cleaner. The pressure side cleaner is part of the pool package but I thought it might be wise to skip the pressure side cleaner and eliminate future maintenance issues. Is this a good move? Should I get the pressure side installed and pony up for the robotic.

    Thoughts and opinions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for the help.

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    Mod Squad Patrick_B's Avatar
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    Re: Wise to skip Pressure Side Cleaner for a Robotic?

    Hi Chris, and welcome to TFP

    You should drop the whole pressure cleaner package and get a good robotic. Get the PB to credit you the cost of the whole setup, and buy the best robotic you can possibly afford. You'll never regret this decision.
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    Re: Wise to skip Pressure Side Cleaner for a Robotic?

    welcome to TFP!

    I agree with PatrickB. Robotic are much more efficent and are the way to go (IMO).
    Divin Dave,
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