What I Found In Our Hot Tub Filter
While pool chemicals are certainly an important part of the winterization process, there are many other steps that must be followed. By making sure the pool is closed properly, owners are working to ensure the opening in the spring is easier as well. These general guidelines can assist in the closing process.
Tap into cold water supply. First turn off the water cartridge filter supply. Open the faucet and drain the line. Then use a saddle valve to tap into the cold water supply. Drill a small hole and place the valve where the lance can fit into the hole that you drilled. Put the plate on the valve and tighten the nuts. Screw the lance into the valve.
Next, figure the capacity of your pool. This will allow you to calculate how much water your swimming pool holds. This is an important factor in purchasing a pool filter. To find the capacity, multiply the volume (you found in step one) by 7.48.
Sometimes one is not sure of the most suitable kind of filter to use for dry vacuuming. For dusty conditions it is more advisable to use a cartridge filter with a disposable bag. Alternatively use a cloth filter with a disposable bag. For cleaning larger debris such as rubble you can just use a cartridge filter. A cloth pre-filter fitted over the cartridge filter reduces the frequency of cleaning the cartridge filter. Wet dry vacuum cleaners are special inasmuch they are supposed to be pretty versatile. Therefore the quality of the filter they are fitted up with can make all the difference to what you can or can’t do with them.
In the best systems, there are two kinds of filters. A pre-filter that needs to be replaced every 3 or 4 months, and a main filter that requires changing every 3 to 4 years. The best whole house water China Filter Cartridge cartridges are made with you in mind and the quality is excellent.
Your pool needs to be clean before winterizing. Brush and vacuum sides and bottom. Use Super Shimmer or a Clarifier to get water crystal clear. Lower water level while vacuuming (set filter to waste bypassing sand). Clean the tile line with Tile & Vinyl Cleaner to remove oil and scum line. This will be easier to get off now before it sets on during winter months.
But first let me ask you a simple question: what do you think will happen if you don’t have a filter? Small particles of sand can enter your system and cause wear and tear in it. Sand particles can enter the small water passageways and clog them. Even if a tiny grain of salt enters a spray nozzle, it can result in a dry, dead spot in a lawn. And remember that sand is not the only thing that can enter in and damage your system. Organic materials such as algae can grow on your system, causing problems. So to prevent any or all of these mishaps, you need to install a filter for your irrigation system if you want to keep it well maintained and free from harm. Below I will give a brief description of the different types of filters available and their functionalities.
If your pool in not screened in and it is near trees that leave a lot of debris in it, then a sand water filter is probably your best buy. The debris from the trees will more easily clog up a cartridge filter, requiring cleaning multiple times per week and early replacement.