Pool Filter Maintenance & Replacement for your swimming pool.

The purpose of pool filters: It removes bacteria and chemicals that could otherwise contaminate the water, sicken anyone who swims in it and cause wear and tear on the surfaces.

Pool filter clean-up and pool filter replacement are thus an important part of the task of maintenance, and you should tend to them on a regular basis.

Unfortunately, too many pool owners today fail to realize the importance of pool filter maintenance. On this page, we shall examine clean-up and replacement separately.

We provide both services at Master Touch Pools.

mesa-pool-cleaning-services-pool-filter-cleaning-and-repair-1_orig

Types of pool filters

There are three main types of swimming pool filters: sand filter, diatomaceous earth filters and cartridge types filters.

Diatomaceous earth is a form of sedimentary rock that contains silicon dioxide and crumples easily into a fine white powder.

Sand Pool filter

Sand filters use grains of sand to capture solid particles on their surfaces.

diatomaceous earth pool filter

Diatomaceous earth filters can capture aquatic contaminants that are much smaller — as small as a micrometer, around one thousandth of a millimeter.

cartridge pool filters

Cartridge pool filters, which can be linked together in a “daisy chain,” are widely used in cases where the discharge of water backwashed from a sand filter is not desired or where that water is to go into theaquifer,which is a watery area underground.

Pool Maintenance Reviews

What Would a Pool Remodeling Service Cost?

When apool filter clean-upis being performed, the pool pump should be turned off, and if the filter is located below the water level, the valves should be turned off so that the pool will not drain when it is removed.

You must also carefully take in where the filter is and the direction in which it is oriented so that you will know how to put it back in.

The cleaning process for your particular pool filter depends to a large extend to the category (discussed above) to which it belongs.

A sand or diatomaceous earth filter should be cleaned only with a full pool, and the pump should be on backwash to clear out any debris.

Pool Filter Replacement

A simple pool filter clean-up will do for sand and diatomaceous filters, but the cartridges that comprise those of the third major type need to be replaced periodically, although regular cleaning will reduce the frequency with which that is done.

If even after you clean the cartridge, the flow of water is not as much as it should be, then you definitely need to replace it.

The same holds if the pleats of the cartridge are flattened or damaged, the fabric is fraying or the end caps are cracked.

At Master Touch Pools, we have replacements for any filter that you need replaced. If we don’t have your particular brand on hand, we can order one for you.

Free cost estimates are also provided here, call our direct line at (561) 567-0317. Prompt answer guaranteed!

Credentials

Leak Detection
Pool Construction

Why Choose Us

CURRENT SPECIAL PROMOTIONS

Save Money On Pool Service & Pool Remodeling

Pool Construction
Video
Basic Pool Package
Promotions
1972
Basic In-ground Gunite Pools Starting Prices   BASE POOL ONLY$79,000Does NOT include the spa.POOL ONLY, DOES NOT INCLUDE HOT TUB.Inground Gunite 80 Perimeter 400 sqft Decking Basic pool equipment set Standard material selectionsBASE POOL + SPA$97,000Includes attached spa.Includes an attached 7' diameter spa with spillover.Inground Gunite & Attached spa 7' dia 80 Perimeter 400 sqft...
Video
Finance New Pool Equipment
Promotions
824
Finance Upgrading Your Pool Equipment - 6 Months 0% APR - Same as Cash If you live in South Florida and have a pool, for a limited time you can now finance upgrading your pool equipment. 6 Months 0% APR - Same as Cash. Upgrade old and outdated equipment that could be costing you thousands...
Video
Save Thousands on Pool Remodeling
Promotions
651
Swimming pool prices are going up in 2021. Save thousands on your swimming pool remodeling project right now. Take advantage of 2020 pricing before our vendors and trade partners raise their pricing for the new year. For a limited time, get your pool remodeled at last years price. (Vendors and trade partners typically raise their...

FROM OUR BLOG

Latest posts

How to choose an AQUACAL pool heater

When you want to enjoy your pool year round there may be a few months beginning in Fall or Winter when you will need to heat your pool. With so many pool heaters on the market, how do you know which one to choose? We’ve compiled a list of three tips to help you start…

Why Choose Master Touch Pool Service?
If you’re looking for a professional pool cleaning service in Palm Beach & Broward County area, you’ve come to the right place. At Master Touch Pool Services, we pride ourselves on being the best local swimming pool company available in the Boca Raton area (just check Google Reviews) offering you the opportunity to enjoy your...
Pool Deck Renovation Few Tips and Suggestions

The right pool deck can create the perfect backdrop for a well-constructed poolscape. You might want a clean and modern atmosphere, a peaceful courtyard effect, or a truly luscious backyard oasis – the right pool deck can help you to create it. There are so many attractive deck finishes and textures to choose from these…

Feel free to contact us online. Please allow 12-24 hours before you can expect to receive a response from us. Call (561) 567-0317

    Leak Detection
    📞 CALL (561) 674-6909
    Contact Us Online
    Feel free to contact us online. Please allow 12-24 hours before you can expect to receive a response from us.
    Overlay Image
    Contact Us Online