Tag Archive: filter

  1. Pool Filtration Systems: What are the differences?

    Maintenance, Products, R&R News

    When it comes to filtering the water in your pool, you have 3 options:  Sand, Cartridge or DE (diatomaceous earth).  Sand Filters Sand filters are the most popular style due to their ease of use.    The tank is filled with sand or glass filter media (the amount required will differ between sizes / manufacturers – […]

  2. The Sand Filter is Leaking Water!

    Products, R&R News

    Oh no, there seems to be a leak in your sand filter!  Where is the leak located at?  Below find common areas for filter leaks and the possible solutions for each. Water is leaking from the backwash line The handle may not be seated properly. Push the handle around and place back into position 2.  […]

  3. Need a Sand / Glass Change? DIY Today!

    DIY, Maintenance

    How to Change the Sand / Glass in your Filter The silica sand in your filter should be changed every 3 to 5 years. Recycled glass should be changed every 7 to 10 years.  An inefficient filter will require frequent backwashing as well as a higher consumption of chemicals. TIP – Changing the sand in the […]

  4. Filter Media – What choices do I have?

    Products, R&R News

    Filter Media – What choices do I have? Its pool opening season, but before you begin connecting your equipment, how old is your filter media? The most common type of pool filter for our region is the Sand Filter.  Although DE and cartridge filters are readily available, today we will focus on the sand filter […]