Category / Filter Maintenance
Filtra Balls can be used in place of Silica sand. Learn how many boxes of Filtra Balls to use with your Sand Filter system using our helpful guide below.
Read our comparison of two of the most widely used filter systems.
A sand filter system attaches to your pool's skimmer and return fitting. Follow these steps to learn how to connect the hoses properly.
A cartridge filter system has very easy maintenance and will keep your pool clear all summer long. Use this guide to help you with regular operation of the system.
The Hayward Pro Series sand filter systems offer excellent filtration with low maintenance. Learn all the tips and tricks of how to maintain it.
Above ground pool pumps are one of the most important parts of your pool. Learn how to prime your above ground pool pump for proper filtration.
Properly winterizing your D.E. Pool Filter System will ensure it will last a very long time. This guide will walk you through the process step by step.
One can say to backwash a DE filter system is quite different from backwashing a sand filter. The process can differ depending on the DE system
There are a few situations where you will need to completely drain your above ground pool but it's important...
Changing the sand in a sand filter can be an easy task but can also be slightly daunting - Follow these steps:
The backwash process is used to clean & reset the sand within the tank so that bacteria & debris can be removed...
Here are a few tips to remember before you get started operating your sand filter system.
Here are a few tips to remember before you get started cleaning your above ground pool filter cartridge.
Our pool experts at The Pool Factory have put together the following tutorial to teach you how to maintain an above ground pool on a ongoing basis.