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Do you need a filter for a swimming pool?


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Answered 2012-12-17 17:33:24

Yes. That is how the dirt is removed.

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A chlorine generator, also known as a salt generator, is an addition to a pool pump and filter system that converts salt to chlorine. It is another method of adding chlorine to a swimming pool. You will still need a filter, like sand, to filter dirt and debris from the swimming pool.


Yes you can order your required swimming pool filter via the internet. You can go to the website of your pool manufactuer to order the proper filter.


Determine how many gallons of water your swimming pool holds. You will also need to consider what size filter that you have. If you have an undersized filter to pump it can create filtration and circulation problems. Be sure to look at the turnover rate for your pump and filter that you are considering. If you have an aboveground pool most pump and filters are sold as a pre-sized set.


Yes. Running the pool filter pump while swimming has no adverse effects to the swimmers.


You need to scoop it out then super shock the pool and run filter. There is a chance of E Coli bacteria so you need to make sure you shock the pool well


A swimming pool filter can be dangerous because it operates under pressure and can explode.A fastener secures the top of the filter but in some cases the fastener can fail and allow the filter to top to blow off.


Backwashing a swimming pool cleans out the sand filter. It reverses the flow to push all the trappings from the filter out.



The pool filter needs to be "back washed"


The best or highest rated swimming pool filter depends upon the use of the pool because a high use pool needs a higher quality filter. The most popular and therefore rated highest in the popularity sense are the Pleatco cartridges.


You can not measure the pressure in a swimming pool. If you mean the pressure on the filter tank gage then you may have to backwash the filter. Talk to your local pool store for instructions as how to maintain a swimming pool and the equipment. Get some education on swimming pool maint. before you get into some real trouble. A pool is not too forgiving for someone without a basic knowledge of pools.


If you have a sand filter just set it on Back wash


Are you sure that you mean the filter tank? and not the pump


The cleaning schedules varies from filter to filter, but a general guideline on any swimming pool filter is to take a reading when the filter is clean, then clean the pool filter when the pressure rises about 10 psi.


You may have to check the seals in the multyport on top of the sand filter.



Swimming pool pumps do not use sand. You may have sand in your filter. The sand has to by removed by hand after taking th etop of the filter off.


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A pool skimmer is generally built into the side of or around the top of a swimming pool in order to skim debris from the surface of the water. A pool filter is built into the plumbing in order to filter fine debris from the water itself.


If no water is visible around pump/filter mechanism then there is a crack somewhere in the pool or pipes leading to and from pump/filter.


For swimming you don't need to wear anything, for modesty you do.


To remove excess rain water in an inground pool, you likely want to get a filter. You can also install a drain at the very bottom of the pool, but this will need to be closed if there were water in the pool for swimming.


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