This Bestselling Gadget Is Like a Roomba for Your Pool, and Now It’s on Sale

It does for pools what robot vacuums do for your house—and now you can save big.
It does for pools what robot vacuums do for your house—and now you can save big. / Aiper/Amazon
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With the summer season underway, pools across the country are now starting to open. But for most folks, the maintenance that goes into caring for one at home can be a real chore. If you’d rather spend your time splashing in the water instead of scooping bits of leaves and dead bugs out of your pool, you have a couple of options. You can hire someone to do it for you, or you could try using a robotic pool cleaner, which essentially does for your lagoon what a robot vacuum does for your floors at home. Now, you can get one of Amazon’s bestselling robot pool cleaners on sale for a steep discount.

The Aiper Seagull SE is a cordless device designed to easily clean the bottom of your pool. This device usually costs $300, but for a limited time when you click the on-page coupon, you can get it for $100 off. Though that still might seem pretty expensive, it’s much more affordable than other popular models on the site, many of which can cost as much as $1500.

Aiper Seagull SE robotic pool cleaner on bottom of pool bed.
The Aiper Seagull SE is designed to pick up dead leaves and other debris. / Aiper / Amazon

Apart from the price, this robot pool cleaner sets itself apart from other models in a number of ways. It can suck up leaves, dirt, and other grimy sediment that’s stuck to the bottom in just 90 minutes, and works best on above-ground pools that are up to 33 feet in diameter (it also does well on in-ground pools up to 850 square feet). It has a dual motor so it’s ultra powerful, plus it features two built-in scrapers that’ll scrub your pool as the device jets forward, and it can filter out substances up to 180 micrometers in size, which is equivalent to the diameter of a human hair.

The Apier Seagull SE is a slightly older model compared to the Seagull Plus (normally $400 and currently on sale for $100 off), the brand’s all-new release that offers up to 110 minutes worth of cleaning time. However, the SE is more popular—it has over 10,000 reviews and a 4-star rating on Amazon—and many of the customers who have tried it already swear it’s a game-changer.

“[It] does what it says it does and it filled my little anxious heart with joy when I would look at my pool and there was no dirt or leaves skulking at the bottom,” one Amazon shopper wrote. Another noted: “I will admit that I didn’t hold out much promise that it would clean my pool effectively. But the first time I set this guy in my pool, [I] watched as it ran around the bottom of my pool, leaving it just as clean as when I stand there and manually [vacuum]. I [highly] recommend this product.”

Grab the Apier Seagull SE robot pool cleaner on Amazon and save up to $100 today. While you’re at it, you may want to check out these fun pool toys and games under $40 that can also help you make the most of the season.

A version of this story was originally published in 2022 and has been updated for 2023.