1. Place the vacuum head onto the vacuum pole.
2. Place one end of the vacuum hose onto the vacuum head.
3. While holding the pole, place the vacuum head and hose into the pool.
4. Prime the hose by placing it in front of the return jet. When the hose is full of water, air bubbles will appear in the pool.
5. Place the vacuum plate in the skimmer and attach the vacuum hose.
6. Start vacuuming.
7. After vacuuming is complete, backwash and rinse the filter.