How to Clean Your System 3 Pool Filter Cartridges

System 3:Modular Media Cleaning Procedure The modular media filter is designed for: 1) Low maintenance 2) Fine particle filtration 3) Cost savings   For best results, follow the steps below. Based on normal operation the filter element must be chemically cleaned once a year. To clean: a) Turn the pump off. b) Remove lid, and… Read More»

How to clean your sand filter

The sand in your pool filter should be chemically cleaned at least once a year to ensure proper pool operation. For best results, follow the steps below. a) Backwash filter for 3—5 minutes, rinse for 20 –30 seconds to remove the debris that can be rinsed off. b) Turn pump off and return dial valve… Read More»

sand filter pump

I bought a new sand filter pump, put new sand in. intake and discharge on pump and filter are 1 1/4″ lines. intake and discharge on pool is 1 1/2″ so I reduced it down to 1 1/4″. started up the pump and the pressure gauge goes to 8psi immediately. what do I do to… Read More»

Filter system pressure

We had our pool installed in the Spring on 50 Yale Avenue and I have a question about the filter pressure. I have cleaned the filter a couple of time over the summer when the pressure got 10 psi about baseline. Last week, I cleaned it again and it did not really get down, so… Read More»

DIY Pool Closing and Winterizing

12 tips to winterize your pool properly 1.CLEAR UP ANY EXSISITING PROBLEMS If any pool problems exist, such as combined chlorine, cloudy water, or algae growth, these issues need to be resolved before the pool is winterized 2. HAVE YOUR WATER TESTED and BALANCE YOUR WATER Although your water could be perfectly balanced all summer… Read More»

UV Light won’t turn on

My Delta UV 254 filter will not turn on, it is plugged in and the plug is live but it will not turn on. I notice that the light on the power supply is also not illuminated, so I am not sure if my power supply has gone bad or if the UV light bulb… Read More»

low amps ….check cell

Hi! I have had an error message “low amps – check cell” with my digital pool pilot by lectronator…sc36…for a few weeks. It was installed in june 2012. As it was still chlorinating the pool, and occasionally not sending an error message, I decided to just run the chlorinator high capacity and monitor it. It… Read More»

Skimmer Inlet to Pump

Pool start up question. At the bottom of my skimmer, I have a rubber plug with a wing nut, which I removed. There also appears to be a plastic cap held in place by a Phillips screw. Does this cap need to be removed?

UV filter pressure gauge seems to be too low

We left our “shark” in overnight and when we took it out it seemed to affect our UV filter. Normally the filter runs around “10” on the pressure gauge but now it’s running at around “2”. The only time we’ve had issues with it in the past is when our pool water level was too… Read More»