What Is Wrong With My Sand Filter for My Pool?

Answer Sand filters are one of several kinds of filters that can be used for both in-ground and above-ground swimming pools. The filter contains sand inside a filter tank and operates by capturing dirt an... Read More »

Top Q&A For: What Is Wrong With My Sand Filter for My Pool

Is it bad to allow a dog to swim in an in-ground pool with a vinyl liner and a sand filter?

It shouldn't do the system any harm if you let the dog have a swim the only thing is that you may have to keep a closer eye on the hair filter against the pool pump as dogs can leave a lot of hair ... Read More »

What should you do if the top of the sand filter and the fingers at the bottom have both been replaced but there is still sand in the pool and you have already tried backwashing?

Answer Many people mistake "mustard algae" as sand in their pool. Does the sand briefly disappear when you run a pool brush over it? Mustard algae resettles quickly and looks very much like filte... Read More »

How often should you replace the sand in your pool filter if replacing it causes foam in the pool?

Phosphates It sounds like you may have phosphates in the water, do you have lots of leaves or the aftermath of seeds from the trees blowing in your area, I had poplar tree seed casings white fluffy... Read More »

How to Fix a Sand Pool Filter?

Keeping your sand pool filter functioning at its best is key to maintaining a clean, clear swimming pool. The filter keeps the pool clean by removing impurities. Pool water is run through a tank fi... Read More »