Saturday, 23 August 2014

Inground Pool Accessories You Absolutely Need

Inground Pool Accessories You Absolutely Need

To ensure a safe and pleasant experience using your home pool, there are a few essential in-ground pool accessories you should have.  These accessories also have additional benefits such as furnishing a reliable and inexpensive way to maintain your pool.  These accessories are not hard to find and they are not expensive. A definite need […]

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How to replace the sand bed in sand pool filters?

How to replace the sand bed in sand pool filters?

Empty the current sand.  This can be accomplished by spreading a tarp or plastic sheet under the filter drain assembly and take the entire assembly off.  Turn on the pump and this should remove most of the sand through.  Another way of doing this is let the filter drain a period of time. (Could be […]

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How to backwash a sand pool filter [multiport valve]

How to backwash a sand pool filter [multiport valve]

Sand pool filters are constituted of a special grade #20 silica sand that is capable of sieving out contaminants and dust particles in the size range of 20 to 100 microns. The irony is that the sand filters tend to have increased efficiency as they collect more and more dirt. This could be attributed to […]

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How to backwash a sand pool filter [side valve]

How to backwash a sand pool filter [side valve]

The popular belief is that pool filters need to be replaced once they stop performing to expectations. The point is pool filters are often costly especially when associated with fitting costs and accessories. Often a simple backwash can restore the performance back to you pool filter. So why not back wash the pool filter and […]

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How to Clean Pool Filter Cartridges

How to Clean Pool Filter Cartridges

Many swimming pool owners use cartridge type pool filters in swimming pools. When the pool filter cartridges stop performing according to expectations, we replace them. Replacing pool filter cartridges is the easiest way out, but there’s another way of getting the best out of used pool filters – cleaning them. If you clean the filter […]

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How do Pool Filters Work?

How do Pool Filters Work?

Owning a swimming pool can be something of a double-edged sword – a pleasure for the cool relaxation it provides, but a burden because of the constant maintenance required. If the problem isn’t regular checks of chlorine levels, pH and alkalinity, it could just as easily be the ongoing physical clean-up you need to perform. […]

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The Absolute Importance Of Cleaning Pool Filters

The Absolute Importance Of Cleaning Pool Filters

One of the most important steps in keeping your pool clean is cleaning pool filters. Your filter works hard to keep your pool clean and sanitary. But, if you fail to periodically clean your filter, dirt and debris can build up within. When that happens, the filter’s ability to is impaired and can become less […]

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