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The Most Important Pool Accessories – Guide

The Most Important Pool Accessories – Guide

To use a pool for as long as possible, it is important to have the right accessories. Especially in terms of clean water, you should have the necessary pool accessories to ensure the health of all pool visitors.

What accessories are available for pools, and what to look for when buying pool accessories, you can find out in our checklist. We have summarized a list of various pool accessories in our product recommendations.

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Basic Equipment
  • A cover prevents leaves and small branches from falling into the pool overnight and when you are not there, which could affect the water quality.
  • Use a landing net to conveniently fish leaves, small branches and insects from the surface of the water. Make sure the landing net is long enough so you can reach the center of the pool from the edge.
  • If the pool perimeter is higher than 0.5 m, then you should buy a ladder for the pool, so that everyone can comfortably get in and out of the pool.
  • Also part of the basic equipment of a pool is a foot bath or a garden shower, so that dirt is not unnecessarily introduced into the pool.
  • Test strips, with which you can check the quality of the pool water, are an indispensable accessory for every pool.
Accessories For Pool Cleaning And Maintenance
  • To keep the water germ-free and harmless to health, you need various chemicals. For example, chlorine, a pH granulate and a flocculant. For paddling pools, you can get chlorine-free solutions that are safe for children.
  • If the pool water is not to be changed over a longer period of time, you will also need a filter system for small pools. Sand filters are inexpensive and require little maintenance. Cartridge filter systems offer better filter performance. However, these filter systems are more maintenance-intensive and must be cleaned regularly.
  • A pool vacuum cleaner is indispensable above a certain pool size. When buying one, make sure that the telescopic handle and the suction hose are long enough so that you can clean the entire bottom area of the pool from the edge.
  • A pool robot moves independently through the pool and cleans the floor and walls similar to a vacuum robot cleans the apartment. The suction pump with filter is located next to the pool and should be connected to the robot via a sufficiently long hose so that the radius of movement is not restricted.
Special Accessories
  • If you don’t want to wait for the sun to heat the pool water, then a solar pool heater is recommended. These heaters do not cost any money to operate. They use the sun’s heat and provide a pleasantly tempered pool water. However, depending on the size of the heating system, it takes a relatively long time to heat up.

Sand Filter Systems And “Active Balls” Filter Systems

Here you can find the best sand filter systems and “Active Balls” filter systems.

Tip: How to find the right sand filter systems. Find out here everything you should look for when buying.

Pool covers

We have compiled the most popular pool covers for you in this bestseller list.

Bestway Family Pool Cover - 8.5 feet x 69 inch x 20 inch, Blue
  • Size: 3.4 × 2.3 m (134 × 90 inches)
  • Fits pool size 8.5 feet x 69 inch x 20 inch
  • Prevents dirt and debris
  • Drain holes to stop rain build up
  • Fits family size rectangular pool
  • English (Publication Language)
Intex Debris/Weather Cover for 3metre x 2metre Frame Pools - 28038
  • For use with the 3m x 2m Intex Frame pool
  • 8in overhang
  • Rope ties
  • Drainage holes to prevent water accumulation
  • Please note this is not a safety cover.
12' Intex Frame Set Pool Cover
  • Durable, Affordable, and Convenient
  • Get the Most Out of Your Intex Pool
  • Prolong the Summer with Pool Accessories from Intex
  • Accessories to Clean, Repair, and Rejuvenate
  • Made By Intex The leader in Pool Accessories
  • English (Publication Language)
INTEX 28030E Pool Cover: For 10ft Round Metal Frame Pools – Includes Rope Tie – Drain Holes – 10in Overhang – Snug Fit
  • EASY TO USE – Installation is a breeze by using the 10-inch overhang and the included rope to secure your cover around the top of the metal frame; preventing the cover from blowing away in the wind
  • PROTECTS POOL FROM DEBRIS – Intended for a 10-foot round pool, this pool cover will minimize debris, leaves, and trash from getting into your pool; while also protecting the pool from sun, snow, and ice damage
  • SUPER-TOUGH – Made with puncture-resistant PVC material and drain holes to prevent water accumulation; this cover is meant to last multiple summers to help keep your pool free from debris
  • SAFETY, QUALITY and VALUE – Intex designs, builds, and tests all its products to the highest standards with safety the first order of business; our affordable and innovative products are built to last
  • CUSTOMER SATISFACTION – For over 50 years, Intex has been an industry-leading family-owned business keenly focused on customer satisfaction; please visit our website for additional product information and customer service inquiries

Tip: How to find the right pool covers. Learn everything you need to know when buying a pool cover.

Pool Vacuum

Here you will find a selection of offers that are currently available in the pool vacuum cleaner section.

Intex Handheld Rechargeable Vacuum with Telescoping Aluminum Shaft and Two Interchangeable Brush Heads , Gray/Black
  • Strong, built-in Ni-MH rechargeable batteries for powerful suction capability
  • Suitable for use with all PureSpas and above ground pools up to 18' diameter
  • Includes two interchangeable brush heads, USB cable for recharging, 94" lightweight telesoping aluminum shaft, & shaft adapter to fit longer/wider telescoping aluminum shaft
  • Automatic shutoff feature when vacuum is not submerged in water, IPX8 waterproof switch for added protection against water submersion
  • Keep pool water clean by vacuuming out dirt and debris
  • Must be submerged to operate properly.
Luxury Pool Maintenance Kit
  • Includes 2.79m (110in) telescopic aluminium shaft.
  • For use with 5.49m (18in) diameter pools and above.
  • Vacuum sucks debris off the pool floor & through the filter.
  • Skimmer has a deep, durable polyester mesh netting.
  • Requires an Intex Filter Pump with flow rate of at least 800g/hr (3,028L/h).
POOL BLASTER Spa Vac Plus Cordless Vacuum for Hot Tubs, Tight Spaces & Small Inflatable Kiddie Pools, Hoseless Handheld Cleaner for Sand, Silt, and Small Debris, by Water Tech
  • CONVENIENT CLEANING: The handheld spa cleaner and hot tub cleaner is simple to start, lightweight and easy to use and includes a reusable filter.
  • RUN TIME: The Spa Vac is designed to run up to 1.5 hours and is powered by Four C-cell batteries.
  • EASY OPERATION: Simply twist the switch ON to operate. No forced-air operation, pumping or water hook-up required.
  • FILTERS SAND & SILT: The Pool Blaster Spa Vac Plus filter bag is designed to pickup hard to get sand & silt typically found in Hot Tubs and Spas.
  • TRAPS DIRT: The Pool Blaster Spa Vac Plus traps dirt better than other spa and hot tubs vacuums. Our patented design retention valve stops the return of debris into the spa.

Tip: How to find the right pool vacuum cleaner. Learn everything you need to know when buying a pool vacuum.


Here you will find a great in the field of Poolrobotor.

Kokido RC25CBX Magna X Intelligent Universal Cordless Rechargeable Robotic Pool Cleaner for Flat Bottom Above Ground and In Ground Pools
  • 90-MINUTES PER CHARGE: Cordless design allows Magna X robot to clean pools up to 24 feet in diameter with 90-minute working time; Charging time: 5 to 6 hours
  • MAXMIZES DEBRIS CAPTURE: Patented “Stop and Go” system maximizes the time spent collecting debris; 1.1-gallon spacious bagless compartment capacity
  • FOR FLAT BOTTOM POOLS: Works for in-ground and above-ground pools and all types of flat-bottom surfaces
  • RECHARGEABLE DESIGN: Lithium rechargeable batteries have an extended life; LED battery indicator lights up during operation and begins to blink when 10 minutes of usage remains; Battery type: Li-ion 4000mAh, 7.4 volt
  • INCLUDES: 1 robot, 1 charging cable, 1 textile filter, 1 Basic Retrieval Kit; Water-sensing motor activates only when it is submerged; Magnetic switch is sealed to prevent water leakage

Tip: How to find the right poolrobotor. Learn everything you need to know when buying a poolrobotor.

Chlorine, PH Granules And Flocculants For Pools

Here you will find a selection of offers that are currently available in the area of chlorine, pH granules and flocculants for pools.

Water Tester For Chlorine And PH

Here you will find a selection of offers that are currently available in the Water Tester for Chlorine and pH section.

Solar Showers

Here you will find a selection of offers that are currently available in the Solar Showers section.

Solar Shower Bag, RISEPRO® 5 gallons/20L Solar Heating Camping Shower Bag Temperature Indicator Hot Water 45°C Hiking Climbing C1004
  • TOP QUALITY MATERIALS – This shower bag is made by environmental friendly and leak proof materials. The materials used are safe to human health and make the bag highly durable!
  • CONTAIN HIGH VOLUME WATER – It can easily carry up to 5 GALLONS (20L) water for showering at remote areas! A nice and refreshing shower anywhere!
  • SMART HEAT ABSORBING DESIGN – The SMART black PVC material can efficiently absorb the solar energy to heat up the water inside the bag. It heats water to 113°F (45°C) in 3 hours with direct sunlight.
  • TEMPERATURE INDICATOR – There is a temperature indicator (°C/°F) attached onto the bag. No more guessing on water temperature at remote area!
  • SUPPLIED WITH USEFUL ACCESSORIES – It supplied with a hose, a shower head and a water tap. It is easy to assemble and changing over in between shower set and water tap.

Tip: How to find the right solar showers. Learn everything you need to know when buying a solar shower.

Pool Heater

Here you will find a selection of offers that are currently available in the area of pool heating.

Tip: How to find the right pool heaters. Learn everything you need to know when buying a pool heater.

Pool Lighting

Here you will find a selection of offers that are currently available in the area of pool lighting.

Rechargeable Submersible LED Lights with Remote, USB Color Changing Bathtub Light with Magnet Suction Cups, Waterproof Underwater Pool Lights for Inground Pool Shower Hot Tub Accessories, 2Packs
  • INNOVATIVE MAGNETIC BASE: The round magnetic base ensures effortless attachment and removal of the puck lights. The strong built-in magnet allows for easy attachment to the base, and it can be securely fixed on various surfaces using adhesive or suction cups. Whether the surface is even or uneven, above or underwater, our led pool lights for above ground pool provide convenient and reliable use.
  • VERSATILE ATTACHMENT OPTIONS: Our pool light bulb feature a remarkable adhesive that can be used in both underwater and dry environments, allowing you to easily glue the base to any surface, regardless of its evenness or unevenness. Additionally, we provide four 30mm diameter suction cups that offer strong suction power, perfect for attaching the submersible pool lights to flat and smooth surfaces like tile surfaces in pools or bathtubs.
  • WATERPROOF AND CORROSION-RESISTANT: Upgraded to IPX8 Grade, our led pool lights are completely sealed, ensuring no water leakage or magnet corrosion. The strong built-in magnet securely attaches the light to the base, making it ideal for both even and uneven surfaces, whether above or underwater.
  • VIBRANT COLOR OPTIONS: Choose from an extensive selection of 25 colors, giving you the most color options available in the market. Each color can be controlled to fade in and out separately, creating captivating lighting effects. Enjoy up to 5 dynamic modes for added versatility.Ideal waterproof led lights, fish tank lights, aquarium lights, vase lights, spa lights, hot tub lights, bathtub light, bath lights for the tub, shower light, underwater fountain lights, hot tub accessories.
  • EXTENDED BATTERY LIFE: Our pool lights underwater boast the highest battery capacity in the market, with an impressive 2600mAh rechargeable battery. Experience significantly longer usage time compared to lights powered by AA batteries. Say goodbye to frequent battery replacements and enjoy continuous illumination.
  • SUPERIOR WATERPROOF DESIGN: Our submersible led lights are designed with a true waterproof structure, including a completely sealed charging port. Unlike lights using type-C or DC ports that may risk water damage, our pool led lights feature a magnetic charging port that eliminates the possibility of water entering and damaging the lights.
  • 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE: We stand behind our led lights for pool with 1 year unconditional replacement or refund policy. Contact us for any assistance you may need, and we will ensure your complete satisfaction. Buy with confidence and experience exceptional support.

Tip: How to find the right pool lighting. Learn here everything you should look for when buying.

FAQ For Pool Accessories

Pool accessories what do you need?

A very important point for a safe and long use is the right care and cleaning. Depending on the model, filter systems, chlorine or other additives can be helpful. There are also cleaning agents for paddling pools, these also manage without chlorine. The basic equipment includes in any case a cover and a landing net. You should also consider that you need a ladder depending on the depth of the pool. In our guide, we have listed the most important pool accessories by category, choosing only the best variants.

What does a pool cost?

What a pool costs depends on what model and size is desired. Thus, pools for splashing around are cheaper than variants in which you want to swim properly. The latter have hardly any upper price limits, while larger, erectable models are available from around 300 euros. You should also consider the follow-up costs (water, cleaning agents, accessories).

Pool green what to do?

If the pool water has turned green, you should first catch removable dirt (e.g. with a landing net). Then you should check the ph level with the meter. This should be between 7 and 7.4 (neutral). Afterwards a shock chlorination can be carried out. This will counteract the algae and plants. To prevent the plants from spreading again, you need a so-called algicide. Now you are almost done, remove the coarse dirt once again and use the filter system. After that the water should be nice and clear again. In order to prevent the green coloration, an appropriate care is necessary. You can find the accessories in our guide.

Why does the ph-value in the pool rise?

The ph-value of the pool water increases, for example, especially in very warm weather and due to pollution/contamination of any kind. Swirling of the water also leads to such an increase.

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