What To Do with Old Pool Filter Sand (Answered!)

Filter Sand

Now that you’ve replaced the old sand in your pool filter, you’re left with a large amount of sand. Are you wondering what to do with it? Is it safe to reuse? Here are some ways you can use that old sand. 1. Yard Projects Fire Pit Sand can be a great filler in the … Read more

How To Clean a Small Pool Without a Filter

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With warmer weather coming our way, looking forward to relaxing in your own private pool isn’t unusual. For some of us, a small pool is all you want. The problem is, that most small pools don’t come with a filter. As you know, cleaning it regularly is crucial to keep it in good condition. So, … Read more

How to Recharge or Refill DE in Pool Filter

Did you just backwash your DE filter and aren’t sure how to refill it? Or perhaps you just cleaned it out or have a new filter? The Diatomaceous Earth (DE) refill process is somewhat detailed, so we’ve outlined the most important facts in this article. Here’s the short answer. To refill a DE filter, measure … Read more

How to Unclog a Blocked Pool Skimmer Line

You might’ve noticed that your pool skimmer has been removing the water a little slower than usual. If you have, your pool skimmer line could be blocked, in which case we’ll show you why this might be as well as ways to fix the issue. There are several ways you can go about unclogging a … Read more

What is a Pool Skimmer Sock, and Do You Need One?

If you own a pool, you’ve likely experienced small debris floating in the pool. You’re using a skimmer and running your pump regularly, but that doesn’t seem to get everything. Adding a skimmer sock is an easy and inexpensive way to help keep your water cleaner. What is a Skimmer Sock? A pool skimmer sock … Read more

How to Deep Clean a Sand Filter (And Change Sand)

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So, perhaps it’s been a year or two and you’re thinking about either deep cleaning your sand filter or changing the sand entirely. To help you with that, I’ll be showing you the main ways of doing so, which products to use, as well as answering some other questions that’ll hopefully help you along the … Read more

How to Remove Iron from Pool Water (Water High with Iron)

So you think you may have iron in your pool water? Before you rush out and try to remove the iron from your pool water you need to do some investigation.  The first thing to do is confirm that what you think is iron is in fact iron. There are two symptoms that result from … Read more

Beginners Guide to Saltwater Pool Maintenance

Maintaining a saltwater pool is very similar to maintaining any other pool and they will serve you well if you maintain them properly. In this article, we will cover everything you need to know about what a saltwater pool is and how to maintain it so that you can keep your water looking great! What … Read more