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Which Pool Filter Is Best?

Every swimming pool needs a pool filter. Without a functioning pool pump and filter, your water will inevitably turn green. However, which pool filter is best: sand, cartridge, or D.E. filter? We often encounter pool owners who are struggling to decide whether to keep their cartridge filter or to switch to sand or D.E.

Each filter has its own pro’s and con’s and each pool owner has his/her own list of priorities, as well.  It’s important to keep your personal pool priorities in mind when choosing your filter.

The best pool filter for you is one that aligns best with your pool needs. (more…)

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Poolside Chat Episode 36: Minimum Swimming Pool Filter Pressure

Poolside Chat Episode #36: Is there a Minimum Filter Pressure (PSI)?

This is Poolside Chat where every week we answer your questions on how to fix and maintain your swimming pool. Poolside Chat is presented by INYOPools.com, helping pool owners find the right parts since 2001. In today’s episode of Poolside Chat, Rob and Matt tackle another common swimming pool question:
  • Do pool filters have a minimum pressure ratings?

Now here’s your hosts – Matt and Rob.

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“What kind of sand should I use in my sand filter?”

Poolside Chat Episode #32: Which Filter Sand Should I Use?

This is Poolside Chat where every week we answer your questions on how to fix and maintain your swimming pool. Poolside Chat is presented by INYOPools.com, helping pool owners find the right parts since 2001. In today’s episode of Poolside Chat, Rob and Matt tackle another common swimming pool question:
  • What kind of sand should I use in my sand filter?

Now here’s your hosts – Matt and Rob.

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how to select the correct pool filter

How to Select an Inground Pool Filter

Hello and welcome back to our pool equipment selection series. We’ve already walked you through the process of sizing up the pump. The next step will be to select the type of filter that can handle the size of the pool and the pump. There are three filter types common on residential pools, and they are  Sand, Cartridge, and DE. Each have their pros and cons; we will talk you through the basics of each type then we will dive into the finer points. And again, don’t forget to check out part one of the pool equipment selection series in which we discuss how to select and properly size your inground pool pump.

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