Over the years, many customers have asked us how can they know when to replace their swimming pool cartridge filters. Swimming pool cartridge filters are a key component of a pool's filtration system, and they are responsible for trapping dirt, debris, and other contaminants to keep the water clean and clear. Over time, the filter can become clogged with debris, which can reduce its effectiveness and ultimately lead to a variety of problems, such as cloudy water and increased chemical demand.
As a general guideline, it is recommended that you replace your swimming pool cartridge filter at least once a year. However, the frequency of replacement may depend on a variety of factors, including the size of the pool, the frequency of use, and the quality of the water source.
Here are some signs that may indicate it's time to replace your swimming pool cartridge filter:
Decreased water flow: If you notice that the water flow from your pool's jets has decreased, it could be a sign that the filter is clogged and needs to be replaced.
Dirty or discolored filter: If the filter looks dirty or discolored, it's a good indication that it has reached the end of its useful life and needs to be replaced.
High pressure readings: If the pressure gauge on your pool's filtration system is consistently reading high, it could be a sign that the filter is clogged and needs to be replaced.
Difficulty in cleaning the filter: If you are having trouble cleaning the filter, or if it is not coming clean even after multiple cleanings, it could be a sign that it needs to be replaced.
If you are experiencing any of these signs, it's a good idea to replace your swimming pool cartridge filter to ensure that your pool stays clean and healthy.
Created on 2/17/2023