Introduction to the Kreepy Krauly Legend
Pentair has been making pool accessories for over 50 years now. They have quite a lot of equipment, and the one thing common in most of them is their incredible performance. Looking at pool cleaners, Pentair has one of the best product lines out there, the Kreepy Krauly. This consists of different types of pool cleaners including pressure, suction and robotic cleaners all of which are popular for their exceptional performance in cleaning different pool floors.
The Kreepy Krauly Legend is one of their latest pool cleaners perfectly designed for almost all types of pool floors. This pressure pool cleaner is capable of handling even the biggest of debris for effective cleaning. It also features a turbo action with regulator valves that provide high cleaning power to ensure that no dirt is left behind. In summary, the Kreepy Krauly LL505G is so much more than a typical pressure cleaner. It’s overall construction, and features have been enhanced to make your pool cleaning exercise not just easy but highly efficient.
Here is everything else you need to know about this equipment:
The Kreepy Krauly Legends weighs approximately 22.7lbs. Its, therefore, not very bulky and this makes maneuverability a lot easier. It comes with four wheels useful for both movement and the stability necessary to ensure that it never topples over. Its overall design is also compact for easy storage whenever it is not in use.
One thing that you will notice from the pool’s construction is that it is made of premium material. These have given the pressure cleaner quite a long lifespan, and hence you will never have to worry about frequent breakdowns or to buy a replacement soon.
How does the Kreepy Krauly work?
The Kreepy krauly LL505G feature a massive debris bag, a vacuum capacity and a set of scrubbers all of which work together to keep your pool clean. The scrubbers usually play the first role which involves brushing the dirt and debris stuck on the floor. This is key as it ensures that all the dirt is free and easy to collect. The vacuum capacity then starts to suck the freed dirt into the big debris bag. One thing that makes this pressure cleaner highly effective is the large throat which allows large particles of dirt to be sucked in. With the equally big debris bag, the cleaner will do its task for quite some time before you have to empty and redeploy the cleaner again. If your pool is not very dirty, then you’ll be able to clean the entire floor without having to deploy the cleaner more than once!
Just because the throat is made big enough to suck large particles doesn’t mean that the cleaner isn’t as effective in cleaning fine dirt. The vacuum’s suction is powerful enough to capture small debris keeping your pool clean against both big and small particles of debris.
To make the vacuum capacity more useful is a booster pump. Unfortunately, this pump doesn’t come with the cleaner, but instead, you have to buy it separately.
One annoying thing that most pool owners have to deal with is stuck cleaners. This problem is very common especially when the cleaners move near sharp corners or on the stairs. Pentair has dealt with this issue by installing back pressure valves that come into action every three and a half minutes. These valves help in distributing water from the rear end ensuring that the cleaner remains mobile. The cleaner, therefore, requires less intervention from you and this gives you time to focus on other things.
We also cannot avoid mentioning that the LL505G is a front-wheel drive powered cleaner. It is extremely powerful, and this is why the equipment is one of the fastest cleaners in the market. On average, the Kreepy Krauly Legend takes between 1 to 3 hours to clean relatively big swimming pools. Of course, the significant power comes with stability concerns. Don’t worry though because the Pentair have fitted the cleaner with four-wheel that play a vital role in providing a firm grip when the cleaner is being used. It is also thanks to these wheels that the cleaner can work on inclined surfaces with no issues at all.
Massive Debris Bag
The Pentair LL505G features a substantial heavy-duty debris bag capable of handling both large and small dirt including pebbles, leaves, and fur. It is fitted with Velcro which makes removing the bag to empty dirt and cleans it easily. It has a twisting lock design to secures the bag in place.
We all love equipment that is flexible enough to be used on different occasions. The Pentair LL505G is one of such cleaners. This device can be used on different pool surfaces including tiles, concrete, and vinyl.
Advantages of the Kreepy Krauly Legend
- Comes with a filter bad
- It is lightweight
- It works pretty fast
- It can clean both pool bottom surface and the walls
- The back pressure valves are automated to keep the cleaner moving thus cleaning your pool thoroughly
- It features dual thrust jets
- It has a colossal debris bag capable of collecting lots of dirt without frequent emptying
- The debris bag features a snap-lock system for easy maintenance and effective containment of dirt
- It works with different pool surfaces; fiberglass, vinyl, concrete and gunite
- The four wheels offer maximum balance and maneuverability
- It is reasonably priced
- The hose is a bit too long and may need to be cut
- You have to purchase the booster pump separately
- Some customers have complained of the unit getting stuck especially in square-cornered steps
- The hose isn’t fitted with a swivel, and this causes a lot of tangling up
The verdict on the Kreepy Krauly
The Kreepy Krauly has everything you would need in a pool cleaner. To start with, it comes from a reputable brand with vast experience in making high-performance pool equipment. The cleaner is also very efficient, and it doesn’t even require much babysitting to get it working. It will clean your pool in less than 3 hours. Emptying, cleaning and reattaching the debris bag is a breeze. The best part? All of this comes at a very reasonable price that most pool owners can meet. So yes, the Pentair LL505G is absolutely worth your money.