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Answered 2008-05-07 10:33:53

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,


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Perhaps you have used the wrong sand or it is still blowing old sand out of the pipes.

first get a cup and a Coffee filter put sand and salt in the coffee filter and the pour watter on them and then boil the watter in till watter is all gone

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.

how do you clean jacuzzi sand filter, and replace sand

distinguish between slow and rapid sand filter

If the sand in it has been there too long it may require replacement. Or the sand filter is not set to recirculate and not to filter.

It depends on how large the filter is.

Do you mean how do you install a sand filter?.

Change the sand in your sand filter every 8-10 years! :)

You don't . You chlorinate the pool with chlorine . You filter the water with a sand filter.

I'm assuming you are using a sand filter. First, is the pump and filter hooked up corretly? Pumping the water through the filter the wrong way will blow sand into your pool. Is the control valve in the correct position? If it's in between positions it might let some sand into the pool. Is the control valve cracked or broken? Self explanitory.

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.

differentiate between slow and rapid sand filters

When you back wash or after Back wash??? When: Damaged B/W valve. After: Broken laterals or wrong type and size sand used.

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.

for medium size filter you need about 100 kg

By backwashing. Slowly reverse the flow of water to wash the particles off the sand. The particles will then be suspending in the water above the sand filter, and the water will need to be siphoned out the top of the filter so that the particles do not go back through the sand filter.

Yes there needs to be a space over the top of the sand in a sand filter. it is best to check with the manufacturer of the filter to find out how much.

If the filter is not running properly after back wash (still dirty) you may need to replace sand it is very easy but can hard on your back. The basics of changing filter sand are remove valve from top of filter, disconnect any hoses or pipes on filter, lay filter on its side and roll around to loosen up the sand, reach in and remove sand with your hand be careful not to damage the fingers in the filter they are expensive and can be very difficult to replace. After all the sand is out hose out filter and refill with new filter sand hook all hoses and pipes back up and you are done. Good Luck

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.

Most likely you have a sand filter unless you live near the beach. The sand filter has baffles inside the filter and buried down in the existing sand. One or more of the baffles or the stack pipe is cracked. causing sand to return to the pool with the filtered water. Drain the sand from the sand filter and replace the baffles and/or stack pipe. Replace with new sand. Be sure to use approved sand for sand filters.

- Put the mixture in water. - Sodium chloride is soluble, sand not. - Filter the liquid. - Sand remain on the filter.

wil i still use chlorine with a sand filter pump

Your filter will tell you on the side of it how much media sand to put in it.

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