When do i change the sand in my pool filter?

Answer On One Hand: Average sand filters last four to five yearsMost pool specialists will recommend changing the sand in your pool filter every 4 to 5 years if you are using chlorine as a pool sanitizer ... Read More »

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How to Change the Sand in a Pool Filter?

In order to properly maintain your swimming pool filtration system it is important to periodically change the sand in your pool filter.  The sand becomes so saturated with organic debris, skin, ha... Read More »

How do i change the sand in my pool filter?

The most traditional method of filtering particles out of pool water is with a sand filter. Sand filters are made with specially chosen sands design to only let water through, while blocking a cert... Read More »

How to Change the Swimming Pool Filter Sand?

There are different types of swimming pool filters. Some models are equipped with "sand filters" to keep the swimming pool water clean. Over time, however, the sand degrades and must be changed to ... 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 »