At the moment I’m writing this, Spring is blooming around me. Depending on where you live in US that means lawnmowers are roaring, grasshoppers are chirping, and old pool motors are screeching. That’s right, that old pool motor you were hoping to limp through the season, has lost its last leg and now you have to find a replacement. But you see a scramble of ratings and decimals on the motorWell, let Rob and I show you the best way to find a pool pump motor replacement.
By now, I think most pool owners are familiar with traditional sand filters. Sand filters have been around since forever. Okay, technically not forever, but they have been around for a very long time. In fact, the first documented use of a sand filter dates back to 1804. Although sand is the most traditional type of filter, it isn’t the most efficient. There are other filter types that leave your water cleaner but at a higher price point, of course. The love-hate relationship with sand prompted pool owners to seek alternatives to pool filter sand, but one that also works with their existing sand filter. If you’re one of those pool owners who loves their sand filter but not their sand, you’re in the right place.
Before throwing out a perfectly good sand filter, we recommend you consider the alternatives to sand. Together, let’s explore the alternatives to pool filter sand and their benefits to replacing sand in your filter. (more…)