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What is the fastest way to get my green, swampy pool water to clear?

The easiest way to get your pool clear is to shock the pool daily with double the normal dosage of chemicals used. The normal dose is one pound or one gallon of chemical per 10,000 gallons of pool water. Also, clean the filter anytime the pressure climbs above 20 psi.  See above instructions detailing […]

How to Clean a Cartridge Filter

Turn off your pump. Drain the filter tank. Open the filter and remove the cartridges. Spray them off with the hose and reassemble.  Cartridge filters do not have a backwash feature and are the hardest to maintain clarity.

How to Clean a Sand Filter

Turn off your pump. Sand filters have a multi-port which is a large valve with 5 – 6 settings: “waste,” “filter,” “backwash,” “closed,” “recirculate” and rinse.” Move the multi-port handle to the “backwash” setting and turn on your pump, taking note of the color of water in the sight glass (small plastic or glass […]

How to Clean a DE Filter

Turn off your pump. If necessary, roll out any waste or backwash hose before cleaning your filter, and shut off any valves on your filter’s waste line as well. Most DE filters have a multi-port which is a large valve with 5 – 6 settings, labeled: “waste,” “filter,” “backwash,” “closed,” “re-Circulate” and “rinse. Move […]