How to Clean Your Cartridge Pool Filter

girls playing in a swimming poolMaintenance of your pool equipment is an important part of keeping your swimming pool clean and healthy.  Ensuring peak performance from your filtering system will help you have a sparkling pool for your family and friends to enjoy.  Here’s how to clean your cartridge pool filter or DE filter with removable elements. 

Step One: Mix 32 oz. of Suncoast Chemicals Filter Renew per five gallons of clean water in a large plastic bucket.  Filter Renew greatly improves filtration efficiency.  It is specially formulated to cleanse suntan oil and grease, as well as scale and mineral deposits.   

Step Two: Place your removable pool filter cartridge or elements into this solution and allow to soak for 10 to 12 hours. 

Step Three: Remove cartridge or elements and rinse with clean water.  Allow to dry before reinserting. 

Step Four: Add one to two ounces of Suncoast Chemicals Natural Oil & Scum Remover per 1,000 gallons of pool water to your pool each week for maintenance.  Natural Oil & Scum Remover helps prevent clogged pool filters, waterline ring, chemical odors, and eye irritation by breaking down oils and cosmetics, body and pet oils and waste, and pollen and other organics that contaminate your pool. 

Step Five: Follow the ABCs of Pool Care and enjoy your beautiful swimming pool!

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011 @ 3:19 pm
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One Response to “How to Clean Your Cartridge Pool Filter”

  1. Polaris 280 Says:

    Thank you very much for this informative post.