What size swimming pool pump do I need?

Answer Your swimming pool pump helps circulate water so it does not stagnate and will move through the pool's filter. The size of a swimming pool pump is measured by how much water it can pump per minute.... Read More »

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What pump size do you need for your swimming pool?

Pump Sizing Determine how many gallons of water your swimming pool holds. You will also need to consider what size filter that you have. If you have an undersized filter to pump it can create filtr... Read More »

Swimming Pool Pump Instructions?

If you're a new pool owner, you find that how to operate the pool pump and filter can be confusing. It's best if you take the time to set up and learn to operate the pool filter early. After you se... Read More »

How do I prime a swimming pool pump?

Priming Your PumpTurn off your swimming pool pump, and unplug it as well. Open the "air relief" valve--locations and specifics may vary by manufacturer--and close skimmer inlets. Open the drain val... Read More »

How do you prime a swimming pool pump?

Priming a Pump To prime a swimming pool pump when the motor is in operation and the pressure gauge has 0 lbs. of pressure you will first need to turn the motor off. Take off the strainer basket lid... Read More »