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Sand Filter Media Replacement

Pool System

How to Clean the Copper Bars 

How and When to Replace the Copper Bars

How to Open the Pool

How to Close the Pool

Sand Filter

How to Backwash

How to Acid Wash

How to Replace Sand Filter Media


Spa System

Home Water System


When sand gets to be about 3 years old it needs to be replaced.  

Rather than replace the old sand in your filter with new sand - upgrade to GlassPack filter media.  

How to replace:

1)  Remove the filter cover 

2)  Put something (like cardboard) over the exposed vertical pipe to prevent media from getting into it.

3)  Remove the sand using a wet vac.

4)  Add sand (or GlassPack filter media).

5)  Remove the material that was covering the vertical pipe.

6)  Put the filter cover back on

7)  Backwash until the water is clear.  (If installing GlassPack Filter Media, it won't be necessary to backwash)

8)  Put the filter in service.