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The setting of the sand filter should be on filter for a normal vacuum. However if you are getting rid of the results of using clarifier from the bottom of the pool you would be beter of vacuuming to waste.

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Q: When you vacuum a pool what setting should the filter be on?
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How do you vacuum the pool with a sand filter?

The same as any pool. you plug the vacuum hose into the vacuum plate over the top of the leaf basket, connect the vacuum head to the end with the pole on it leave the sand filter on filter setting and vacuum the bottom.


What setting should the sand filter be at when using the the above ground pool cleaner?

It should be on "FILTER"


How do you vacuum your pool with a Hayward sand filter?

If you are using a pool vacuum on an extendable rod just plug the hose into the vacuum plate over the leaf basket behind the static skimmer. Leave the sand filter setting on filter and just run the vac over the pool floor the same as you would a home vacuum cleaner.


What setting should you have your pool on for normal operation?

If you're talking about your pool filter, it should be set to filter or run. Use the bypass or recirculate setting if you wish to circulate the water without having the water pass through the filter. Use the backwash setting to clean the filter.


How do you keep your pool bottom clean?

vacuum using the filter.(it should have tubes and an attachment


Where does the dirt go when you vacuum the pool?

Into your filter


Can you put chemicals in the pool while the vacuum is in?

You should not put chemicals in the pool while the vacuum is in. Put the chemicals in and give them a chance to work first. Then you can vacuum and backwash the filter as needed.


Do you vacuum on filter or backwash?

You normally vacuum on filter. There are some situations like when the pool has been treated with a floculent that the pool is vacuumed to waste.


With above ground sand pool filters when you need to vacuum should the pump be on filter position or vacuum to waste?

It should be on filter and don't forget to backwash at least once a week.


What setting is correct to use instead of using the filter setting while vacuuming the pool if there is no waste setting?

The "Rinse" will also take water out, but you should really have a waste setting. Call a local pool company or the maker of your filter system.


How do you remove diatomaceous from your pool?

If your filter is repaired then you can just vacuum the pool.


When adding aluminum sulphate to swimming pool should the filter be running?

Add the aluminum sulphate to the pool. Run the filter for two hours. Wait overnight to vacuum the bottom of the pool.

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