Polaris Vac-Sweep 360 pressure Side Pool Cleaner

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You no longer have to worry much about cleaning your pool. Thanks to automatic pool cleaners, cleaning your pool is no longer a task you have to perform on your own. One such pool vacuum that will make cleaning your pool a breeze is the Polaris Vac-Sweep 360. We have tested it out and have the scoop for you to help you decide if this pressure side pool cleaner is right for you.

Made by Zodiac, the Polaris Vac-Sweep 360 is one of the more popular cleaner the company produces. Not only does the cleaner save you time but also money as it doesn’t require much energy to run. Zodiac prides itself in making cleaners that are not only efficient but environment friendly to ensure a better life for all. The Polaris brand by Zodiac was introduced over 40 years ago and has made a name for itself as one of the best in pool cleaners.


  • Automatic cleaner, allows you to rest while it cleans
  • Comes with a bag that takes pressure off your pool’s filter system
  • Uses the pressure of the pool


  • The wheels had no ridges so does not seem suitable for all surfaces

Features of the Polaris Vac-Sweep 360

  • Works well in almost any type of pool surface
  • A pressure cleaner that doesn’t require a separate pump
  • Comes with an all-wheel drive
  • ​Triple jet technology that cleans any surface of the pool
  • Comes equipped with a filter bag which collects the trash picked up by the cleaner, this ensures your pool filter doesn’t get clogged in anyway
  • Has an in-line backup valve that allows it to get free when the cleaner gets stuck

How the Polaris Vac-Sweep 360 Works

Polaris Vac-Sweep 360 pressure Side Pool Cleaner

The Polaris Vac-Sweep 360 is a pressure side cleaner meaning if your pool has a pressure side port then you can easily employ this cleaner for your use. It uses the pressure of the pool water in order to work. The water is returned back to the pool through the vacuum. The dirt and debris that the vacuum picks up is filtered into the bag. The bag plays a vital role in the whole system as it takes a lot of pressure off the pool filter system.

Our experience with the Polaris Vac-Sweep 360

Setting up the Polaris wasn’t that hard. It comes with a user guide that pretty much explains a step by step process that helps you put it together. The pool we have is tiled and the wheels on the cleaner had no issue with it. However, when we closely examined the wheels we felt that it may have issues on other type of pool. Unlike Hayward’s PoolCleaner, these weeks have no ridges so not a lot of traction in anyway for slightly rougher surfaces.

When it came to cleaning the pool, the triple jet system of the cleaner works quite well. It works well at scrubbing, sweeping the walls and floor of the pool. We couldn’t find much dirt or debris after it was done cleaning. The cleaner comes with a 31 foot hose so it works well in small and medium sized pools. If you are still not interested in the Polaris Vac-Sweep 360 after reading this review, then you may want to take a look at the Hayward Pool Cleaner.


If you have a smooth surfaced floor and wall then the Polaris Vac-Sweep 360 is a great pool cleaner for you. It operates automatically so does not require you to do much. You can turn it on and it will do its job. If it does come across an obstacle, the cleaner eventually works its way around it so you don’t have to monitor it. So if you no longer want to spend hours cleaning your pool then we recommend you consider the Polaris Vac-Sweep 360.

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