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Orlando Pool Filter Maintenance

For our weekly service customers, in the off season we perform annual diatomaceous earth (D.E.) filter teardown & degrease services. This filter cleaning is very different from the normal backwashing that is done on a regular basis. The service takes approximately an hour to an hour and a half and costs $94.99. This video shows…
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Damaged DE Filter Grids

For those of you that have diatomaceous earth (D.E.) filters on your pool, here is an example of a torn grid.  This was pulled from a filter that was caked full of D.E.  For some odd reason this was the only one that was ripped, but it was heavily damaged.  If you notice powder or dirt…
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DIY Orlando Pool Repair and Care ~ Step 8: Clean Filter

Proper filtration will take care of cloudy water and rapid algae growth. The more filtration the better, especially when the water gets warm. For a screened-in pool under 20,000 gallons you will need to run your filter at least 8 to 10 hours a day. For larger pools, unscreened pools or pools with frequent and…
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