Pool pumps, pool filters and the plumbing of
swimming pools. Sand filters, cartridge filters,
fabric filters and alternative filter media.
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Postby mikeymuy » Mon 11 May, 2009 14:56

i think filter not workin right? all my chem's are right but pool still dirty pump runs for 8 hours a day i live in az so its very hot i been backwahing every other day and water comes out very dirty could it be my filter is bad and its a sand filter i just got the house so dont know if its ever been replace.. need help asap thanks

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Postby Me... » Tue 12 May, 2009 09:01

If you have a pool that is dirty or otherwise not in good shape you need to be running the filter 24/7 until it is.
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Postby Aquaclear-NZ » Tue 19 May, 2009 04:20

if your sand is over 5 years old then its definitly due for a change, you will find that this probably makes the world of difference
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