Pool Pump Maintenance
pump is the heart of the pool as it has a very important role to play
in the functioning of the pool.
There are a number of
different types of pool filters,
but they all require maintenance and
Examples of the care needed would be to do a backwash and clean out the
medium. Sand filters use rough sand as their filter medium while
filters use cartridge plates that catch the debris and this encourages
biological filtration. Biological filtration is when bacteria and other
substances grow on a certain medium - in this case the filter plates
filtration is started. As the water flows over the plates, the algae and water contaminates
will be caught in the plates and this will provide food to the bacteria
consumes the debris. Biological filtration is a natural method of
water and removing algae and other unwanted
shopping for a new
swimming pool pump you need to take a few specifications into
as the fact that the pump should be able to pump the entire volume of
the pool every 7 to 8 hours. This is very important because you would
of the water to be cleaned and treated. Different types of pools and
of the pool will influence type of swimming pool
filter system. Swimming pool
pumps can cost a lot of money and after paying a lot of money, the pool
would expect the pump too last a long time. This is true, but for the
have a long, productive life time it requires maintenance and upkeep.
of the tasks required would be lubricating the insides of the pump,
valves etc. Most pool pumps come with a warranty and others come with a maintenance
routine that should be followed. If you care and
follow the required
tasks, then your pool pump will perform at it's optimal level.
order to determine the
right pool pump for your needs you will have to know the performance of
pool pumps on offer. Pool pump performance is measured in the volume of
pumped in gallons per minute (Gallons Per Minute - GPM). Your local
will be able to assist you in making the right decision as to which
will suit your needs.
The following video will
explain Swimming Pool Pump Maintenance:
Maintaining your swimming pool pump does not need to be a problem in
your life, just as long as the time and tasks required are followed
properly, it will pay off.
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