In order to do this you will have to have a spa pump, filter sand and PVC piping. The sand filter will provide you with years of enjoyment of your Jacuzzi.
If you have a sand filter your laterals are worn these are the spokes at the bottom of the sand filter that allow water through but not sand.
The laterals inside are broken.
how do you clean jacuzzi sand filter, and replace sand
Aside from the possibility that some one has thrown it in there the only possibility I can think of is that the laterals in the sand filter are worn. when that happens sand will be blown out of the pool returns. Cure; empty sand filter replace laterals refill sand filter.
If sand from the filter is ending up in the pool then the laterals are getting worn. These are at the bottom of the sand filter and should only allow water to pass. A: You have a bad lateral(s). You need to remove all of the sand from the filter in order to get to the laterals. Some laterals either unscrew or click or press into place. Once the lateral is repaired replace the sand with new sand using a #20 grade filter sand. k
#1 empty sand #2 pull tube up #3 fold or unscrew laterals Dan The Pool Man KCMO
What is a normal operating pressure for a jacuzzi sand filter for an above ground pool?"
If you have a sand filter the laterals in it may be starting to show signs of wear these wil blow sand from the sand filter into the pool when they wear out.
Nothing if its a sand filter However if sand is coming into the pool from the filter then you may have to replace one ore more laterals in the sand filter as they have worn and are letting sand through to the pool,
IT is possible that you have a damaged cartridge in a cartridge filter or the sand filter is not set on filter when you vacuum or the laterals in the sand filter are worn and it is blowing sand back into the pool.
140# of sand is required.
If you are getting sand coming into the pool and have a sand filter you may have to replace worn laterals in the sand filter.
Sound like the laterals are wearing out these are the spokes at the bottom of the sand filter after time they wear out and don't stop the sand any more they will need replacing.
if its sand then its probably from the sand filter as a result of worn laterals. On the other hand you may have a hole in the cartridge of the cartridge filter.
if sand is returning through your jets, the sand filter needs to be replaced. laterals located at the bottom of the filter are broken allowing sand to pass through
Perhaps you have used the wrong sand or it is still blowing old sand out of the pipes.
There is a broken or worn out lateral in the bottom of the sand filter. You need to buy new laterals and put new sand in the filter.
If you have a sand filter, one of the laterals might be broken. You'll need to empty out the filter and inspect the all the laterals. they are fairly inexpensive to replace, but getting to them might be a little difficult. You need to remove all or most of the sand, depending which lateral is broken.
This sounds as thought the laterals in your sand filter are worn. Laterals are horizontal spokes at the bottom of your sand filter with tiny holes in them that let water through but not sand. After a time the holes get enlarged and start allowing sand through and back into the pool
Filter Sand in the body of the pool usually means that one of the laterals, that's the part that lets the water through after it's passed through the sand, or another part in the filter is broken.
Possibly because it is set on circulate and not on filter or if you have a cartridge filter the cartridge is damaged. Worn laterals in the sand filter can also cause sand to blow back into the pool.
One reason that causes sand to accumulate at the bottom of your pool is a sand filter with a broken lateral or laterals. Notice where the sand is accumulating? Is their return outlets from the filter directly above the small piles of sand in your pool? That is a broken lateral. You can fix this problem by scooping out the sand in the filter and replacing the laterals at the bottom of the tank. I have been cleaning and repairing pools for a long time and it is my suggestion that you hire a professional for this job.