Hayward 500 Aquabug suction is the best pool cleaner for above ground pool that can clean the pool bottoms of different shapes and sizes. Hayward is a household brand and has been delivering quality product for over 80 years now. It can clean your pool in no time. This is the smart alternative to clear pool manually. Its unique gearing system provides constant balanced water flow. Its advanced and contoured head design makes the task easy and hassle free, and complete the task in less time. It is easy install in less than 10 minutes without the help of any tools. It is perfect for all types of pool surfaces like vinyl, concrete, fiberglass, tile pools.
|Hayward 500 Aqua Bug pool cleaner
|Dimensions (L x W x H)
|34 x 14 x 13 Inches
|Pool cleaner type
|Suction pool cleaner
|Small to medium
|Vinyl, concrete, fiberglass, tile, etc.
|Rectangular and oval
|The Deluxe bumper ring reduces friction for easy movement.
|Flat, gentle slope
Pool type and surface– This hayward pool cleaner is perfect for above ground pools only. It works on all types of pool surfaces such as vinyl, concrete, fiberglass, tile pools.
Coverage area and cleaner type – It is a suction pool cleaner that connects to the skimmer or a dedicated vacuum port quickly. it cleans only the bottom of floor and it doesn’t clean the walls and waterline.
Operation and Installation – This pool cleaner perform an easy and trouble-free operation. The installation process is easy and you can install it in less than 10 minutes. You don’t need any tool and professional help to install this tool. They also provide a DVD for giving you clear idea of installation.
Water circulation and Debris bags – this pool cleaner improves water circulation that pulls water from the bottom and keeps it moving along. you don’t have to deal with debris bags and no more stress to emptying or replacing the debris bags.
Noise and Energy consumption – hayward 500 provides smooth and quiet operation due to its unique turbine system. it consumes low energy because it doesn’t require any booster pump to operate this.
SmartDrive programmed steering pattern – The patented smartdrive programmed steering pattern has two benefits, one is to ensure that the whole process is completed quickly and thoroughly, other is its contoured head design with steering pattern which perform the task in less time.
Cable and Deluxe bumper ring – it is equipped with 32 feet long cable and it is ideal for small to average sized pools. it comes with deluxe bumper ring which provides minimizing friction that allows easy movement away from the walls.
Warranty period –it comes with one year warranty period.
Hayward 500 is the best alternative for manual cleaning and it comes with many remarkable features like head with steering pattern and Delux bumper ring. It is manufactured by reputed and trustworthy brand. It improves the water circulation by offering a sparkling pool. It can work with your existing filtration system so you don’t need to empty or replace debris bags. It is a tangle free device and works best when connected to the skimmer. It can pick up leaves, debris or any other dirt parts and keeps your pool clean and fresh even on a non-smooth bottom. Its smart drive steering system won’t miss a spot. Overall, it is a perfect package that provides performance, price and attractive designs.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How does an aqua bug work?
A: It improves the water circulation by pulling water from the bottom of the pool and acting as a moving main drain.
Q: Why is my Hayward pool cleaner going in circles?
A: if this pool cleaner moves in the circles, it means there is an obstruction in the connection hose. You should check the hose completely and find there is any blockage in either the cord or the throat. And check , if any knots or kinks are there then remove it.
Q: How long does a Hayward pool vacuum last?
A: Hayward pool cleaner can last for more than eight years and their parts are also replaceable.
Q: How often should I run my pool vacuum?
A: you can run it until the entire pool is cleaned, including its bottom and sides. It can run between two to six hours. If you vacuum it every week then it takes less time.
Q: What is to be done if the movement of the cleaner is extremely fast and erratic?
A: you should turn off the filter then turn it upside down. Now, remove the throat carefully with the help of screwdriver at the rear end of the opening.
Q: Does an uneven bottom cause a problem for this pool cleaner?
A: Yes. An uneven bottom has large wrinkles or dips. It might stop the pool cleaner suddenly or move slowly or might affect the cleaning performance.
Q: Why does the cleaner get stuck at the wall?
A: Hayward Aquabug stuck at the wall due to these reasons.
- The cleaner doesn’t receive the required vacuum for suction.
- It is also possible that the steering feature fails to work.
- The cord length is too short.
Q: What is the right hose length to follow?
A: for the right hose length, You should measure the distance from the dedicated suction line or skimmer to the farthest point of your pool. You can add 2 to 3 extra hoses that is enough to cover the whole pool
Q: What should be done if the pool pump does not have a strainer basket?
A: if the pool pump doesn’t support the strainer basket, then it is critical to use a leaf canister. But haywards leaf canister will do the job for you by adding the strainer basket between the two hoses.
Q: Can Hayward 500 be used for a salt water pool?
A: If an above ground pool uses a salt chlorine generator that produce natural chlorine then Aquabug shouldn’t have problem with this water.
Q: Does the Aquabug work for rectangular pools?
A: Yes, it works.