Hayward Poolvergnuegen Automatic Suction Pool Vacuum

Last updated date: April 12, 2019

Review Melt Score
9.1

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Overall Take

You can control the amount of suction your pool cleaner uses with the Hayward Poolvergnuegen Automatic Suction Pool Vacuum by changing out the suction throats. The patented steering system ensures your pool easily navigates walls and stairs, as well as the pool floor. It's also easy to set up and use, even for the most novice pool owner. In our analysis of 67 expert reviews, the Hayward Hayward Poolvergnuegen, 2 Wheel placed 2nd when we looked at the top 9 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
9.5
8 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
8.2
1,338 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Uses pre-programmed cleaning patterns to ensure 100% coverage.
- BestReviews
A patented steering system helps navigate the cleaner through all the curves, walls and stairs of the pool.
- Top Ten Reviews
April 5, 2018 | Full review
Like other Hayward products, this pool vacuum is a well-engineered automatic unit featuring high standards.
- HouseholdMe
You can even change out the suction throats to adjust the flow rate and overall performance of the cleaner to handle different sizes of debris you are likely to encounter.​
- The Spruce
December 24, 2018 | Full review
It uses a unique self-adjusting turbine vanes, which maximizes the water flow.
- The Top Pro
As a suction-side pool cleaner, the Poolvergnuegen is quiet enough that you can use it when the neighbors have company over on their patio without fear that they’ll complain about the noise.
- Pool Cleaner Hub
December 1, 2018 | Full review
It has no problems with any types of surfaces.
- Pools And Tubs
It is easy in installation, low maintenance and quite during the cleaning operation.
- Home Mention
December 16, 2016 | Full review
What experts didn't like
Wheels could damage pool liner over time.
- BestReviews
This pressure pool cleaner is only suitable for concrete pools using the included tires, but tape tires can be purchased separately for smoother surfaces like vinyl or fiberglass.
- Top Ten Reviews
April 5, 2018 | Full review
It’s a bit pricey for the kind of pool cleaner, but still less expensive than most pressure-side cleaners once you factor in the added costs of a separate booster pump.
- Pool Cleaner Hub
December 1, 2018 | Full review
Might require special tires for pools with tile, vinyl or fiberglass surface.
- Pools And Tubs
You need to do priming of pump more often.
- Home Mention
December 16, 2016 | Full review

From The Manufacturer

The 2x Suction PoolCleaner™ uses your existing pump and filter for power. This cleaner plugs into either your designated suction port or the skimmer. The 2x is ideal for most average sized pools. Some of the features that make 2 Wheel POOLCLEANER™ unique: SELF ADJUSTING TURBINE VANES All the POOLCLEANER™ cleaners have the patented self-adjusting turbines, which maximizes the power from the water flow. This turbine is similar to a paddle wheel with blades that are adjustable. This feature allows the POOLCLEANER™ to still move at low suction and low pressure. In addition the folding vanes of the turbine allow for the easy passage of larger debris through the cleaner. STEERING SYSTEM The 2x Suction POOLCLEANER™ has an internal programmed steering system, that causes the left wheel to periodically reverse, allowing the POOLCLEANER™ to turn and then move into another direction. For the 2x Suction POOLCLEANER™ there are five different programmed turns ranging from 90 to 450 degrees. This feature allows the POOLCLEANER™ to cover not only the deep end, but also the shallow end. The POOLCLEANER™ has no problem with uneven surfaces or strange shapes. It won’t stick in a corner, or get hung up by a main drain. ROBUST TIRE TREADS One look and you will see that the patented tire treads give the POOLCLEANER™ better climbing ability and obstacle maneuverability. The tires come with tread wear markers that show you when to replace your tires. The front tires of the POOLCLEANER™ have humps (raised treads) that allow the POOLCLEANER™ to overcome any reasonable obstacles such as the main drain and uneven surfaces. This makes the POOLCLEANER™ ideal for all pool surfaces and shapes. ADJUSTABLE SKIRT The POOLCLEANER™ has patented adjustable skirts that allow the cleaner to maintain optimal suction under the machine even when it encounters obstacles. When the POOLCLEANER™ encounters an obstacle one (or more) of the skirts will lift up (adjust) over the obstacle while maintaining suction under the cleaner. An easy way to determine if you need a 2 Wheel Suction PoolCleaner or a 4 Wheel Suction PoolCleaner is to imagine a 40 ft long pool. If the suction port or skimmer is half way (most newer pools) approx. 20 ft from one end, then the 2 Wheel Model will be sufficient. If however the suction port is all the way at one end AND you have a very deep end the 4 Wheel PoolCleaner would be better suited for your pool. The best way to describe it is that the 4 Wheel model can drag more hose. PLEASE NOTE: Special tires may be needed for certain pool surfaces such as tile, vinyl and fiberglass.

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Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 7
4. Zodiac Automatic In Ground Pool Cleaner
Overall Score: 8.7
Expert Reviews: 6
6. Polaris Sport Robotic in-Ground Pool Cleaner
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 6
7. Zodiac BARACUDA Automatic Pool Cleaner
Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 8
8. XtremepowerUS Wall Pool Cleaner
Overall Score: 8.3
Expert Reviews: 8

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