A multi-function vacuum/skimmer attachment. The addition of a Vac-Mate in most skimmers allows you to control a suction cleaner while maximizing surface skimming, all with one simple setting of the control handle. Skims pool surface continuously while cleaner is operating. Traps debris in Vac-Mate basket before it reaches pump pot. Replaces most control mechanisms supplied with pool cleaners. Makes any suction type pool cleaner and wall skimmer fully automatic.