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Sand Filter Media Level

The top of the sand or Glass Media in a sand filter should be about 10" from the top of the filter.  This is approximately where the filter starts to curve inward.  Filter media is gradually lost through the backwash process.  Check the...

Checking For and Fixing Problems in the Sand Filter (or Glass Media Filter)

When opening or closing the pool, or a couple times per year, open the filter and check the filter bed.  Look for these telltale signs: Low Filter Media:  The top of the filter bed should reach where the filter starts to curve inward.&nbsp...

When To Backwash A Sand Filter

How to know when to backwash a sand filter in a pool. If Using Sand - Pressure Rise 6 lbs If Using GlassPack Filter Media - Pressure Rise 6 lbs Or Every 6 Weeks (whichever comes first)

Reasons To Upgrade The Sand Filter To Glass Media

Reasons to upgrade the pool sand filter to GlassPack Filter Media ECOsmarte highly recommends replacing the sand in your sand filter with GlassPack Filter Media. Benefits include:   Long Life - The GlassPack Filter Media...

How To Backwash A Sand Filter

How to backwash a pool sand filter: 1)  Turn the pump OFF. 2)  By pushing down on the valve handle move it to select BACKWASH.3)  Turn the pump ON.4)  Allow the pump to run for 2-1/2 Minutes.5)   Turn the pump OFF.6)&nbsp...

How And When To Replace Sand

Items needed to replace sand in a sand filter:   Pool Sand or GlassPack Filter Media Pea Gravel (1/4 of the filter pack.  Is included with the GlassPack Filter Media)   When sand gets to be about 3 years old it needs...

Sand Filter Bleach Wash (Glass Media)

Items Needed For Sand Filter Bleach Wash With Glass Media: 2 Gallons Regular Household Bleach 1)  Shut off the pump and close the valves.2)  Take off the valve head.3)  Unscrew the drain plug.4)  Drain the water until...

How To Fix A Broken Lateral In a Pool Sand Filter

How to fix a broken lateral in a Pool Sand Filter: Regularly inspect the inside of the pool sand filter.  If the sand looks caved in it is probably a broken lateral.  Have your pool maintenance company fix the broken laterals.

Sand Filter Acid Wash (Sand Media)

Items Needed For Sand Filter Acid Wash (With Sand): 2 Gallons Liquid Muriatic Acid (Hydrochloric Acid), or Acid Magic Muriatic Acid Replacement 1)  Shut off the pump and close the valves.2)  Take off the valve head.3)  ...

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