Swimming Pool Filters - What About Them?

by Pool Builders on 04-18-2012 in Articles

Swimming pool filters and swimming pool pumps are essential materials that you need for your swimming bath. Outdoor pools would often accumulate a lot of debris such as twigs, leaves, insects and even dirt. In addition, swimming pools would often be swarmed with algae growth during the humid weather. That is why it is important to keep the water of your pool clean through various water treatments and properly fitting your pool with a swimming pool filtration system.

There are different kinds of pool filters in the market today. In general, you will find that there are three kinds of filters for your swimming bath. All three function efficiently in cleaning your pool water. Depending on your needs, you will observe that each filter has their own share of unique function and other upsides.

The first is the sand filter. This particular swimming pool filtration material is simple and utilizes a sand layer to thoroughly clean the water in your natatorium. The dirty water from the lap pool will go to the filter on one side then going through sand layer to be filtered. The water then becomes purified. The resulting clean water will pass on the other side of the filter. This particular should be cleaned thoroughly every week.

The next is the cartridge filter. The operating process of this particular swimming pool filtration material is like that of an oil filter in the engine of your car. The cartridge that is placed inside consists of various layered purifying materials. The purified water comes out on the other end of the filter. Since the swimming people cartridge is often filled with debris, it needs to be replaced regularly.

The Diatomaceous filter is another kind of filter that homeowners use for their lap pools. This pool equipment filter is the most efficient compared to the other three. The small diatoms seen inside can clean even the smallest debris, as much as 5 microns in size. This not only makes it possible for swimming pool filter to clean the usual leaves and twigs but minute dust debris responsible for the growth of bacteria.

The intex Type A Easy Set swimming pool filters cartridges are valued at $63.95. The product gives unparalleled performance which is easy to clean. It consists of the following features:

• Genuine Intex Type A filter cartridges
• Made for the 500, 530, 800, 1000 & 1500 gal/hr filter pumps models 58603E, 58604E, 56635E, 56636E, 56637E, 56638E & 58623 Intex filter pumps or "Krystal Clear™" filter pumps models 02 & 12R
• Shipping Weight: 4 LBS (each)
• Product Dimensions: 8"H x 4.25"W
• Sealed in original Intex packaging.

The Hayward EC-50AC Aboveground DE swimming pool filters are valued at $300.They are designed for big above ground pools. It consists of the following features:

• It can be used with either a 1 or 1.5 HP above ground pump (designed specifically to be paired with the Hayward PowerFlo Matrix pool pump)
• uses the bump handle for backwashing
• can hold more dirt and debris before it requires backwashing
• It also filters out finer particles of at 5-10 microns than other cartridge or sand filters
• 25% of this sale will be donated to Conservation International

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