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Swimming Pool Filters

Introduction to pool filters.

Your pool filter plays a critical role in keeping your pool water clean and clear. Therefore, it is very important to choose the proper filter, maintain it according to manufacturer guidelines and repair it promptly when problems arise. In this section of our pool school, we will help you to better understand your swimming pool filter.

How to choose the right pool filter

There are many different considerations when choosing a pool filter. We cover all these details in this article.

  • What type of pool filter do I want?
  • What size of pool filter do I want?
  • How much debris am I expecting my pool filter to handle?
  • What type of usage does my pool receive?
  • What are the flow ratings of the pump that will be attached to this filter?

We will take you through the process of selecting the right type of filter for your pool or water feature.

How to properly maintain your pool filter

Today’s pool filters are fairly easy to maintain, but you do need to be consistent with your maintenance. In this section we will set forth a weekly and annual maintenance protocol for you that meets the requirements of the manufacturer.

How to troubleshoot your pool filter when problems arise

If your pool filter is not working right, it is important to get to the root of the problem BEFORE your pool turns into a mess. In this section we will go into the most common pool problems – causes and solutions to get your pool back on track.

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