Changing the Sand in a Pool Sand Filter
A sand channel is one of the most famous channels for home pools. A sand channel is an incredible channel decision for a pool; it’s not difficult to utilize, simple to perfect, low support and seldom does the media should be supplanted. Typically the possibly time the sand should be supplanted is the point at which you are supplanting the standpipe gathering or one of the base laterals in the channel or on the other hand in the event that there is sand diverting, brought about by either the advanced age of the sand, tainting, or a wrecked diffuser. Sand diverting is while water going through the sand in the channel has made an open way through the sand and no longer channels through the whole sand bed. This sand diverting implies that your water truly doesn’t get spotless in light of the fact that main a little piece of the channel is being utilized. On the off chance that you have a wrecked diffuser and newish sand in your channel when this occurs, you can, while you are supplanting your diffuser, attempt delicately blending the sand to reset the way. In the event that you feel enormous hard bunches, the sand is excessively grimy or tainted and should be supplanted.
Supplanting the sand in a sand channel is tedious weighty work yet it is simple, despite the fact that there are a couple of steps that you need to intently follow. To begin with, you should pool sand filter purchase the right sort and measure of sand. This data is composed on the sand channel name; the sand can be purchased at any pool and spa store, and many home improvement shops as well. You will likewise require a few fundamental devices and plumbing supplies (screwdriver, hacksaw, PVC Paste, and PVC fittings, in the event that your sand channel is like most and not outfitted with associations)
First you should eliminate the top mount multiport or top cap on your sand channel. The multiport is where you change the channel settings from channel to discharge, flush, and so forth. Generally the top is hung on with a sand channel collar or band at the base, made of 2 bow curves of plastic or metal, that is held set up with two huge screws or fasteners which you should eliminate. Assuming you are fortunate, the pipes will have associations that you can undoubtedly open to free the top mount multiport. On the off chance that not, get your hacksaw and cut the lines cautiously. Make your cuts as straight as could be expected, with adequate space to add the PVC connector reattaching the lines when you are done. Eliminate the top mount multiport by pulling upwards, monitoring the (generally radiant blue) o-ring. You might need to squirm it a little since it is opened into a plastic line coming up from the lower part of the sand.