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Sometimes pools are set too far back from the road to make this a possibility. In that case a professional will take steps to make sure that the resulting mess does not end up in a pool owners landscaping or anywhere else that will cause a problem. They will always be sure to discuss this issue with the homeowner before choosing a place to dump waste. There are complicated valves and settings on all filters and no two filters are exactly the same. They each require a special way to shut them off and clean them out.
How often do you need to backwash and replace the DE? This depends on the condition of your equipment, how dirty your pool is, and the size of your DE filter. In the peak of the summer this may be every 23 weeks. However, a really dirty pool or a green pool, may need to be backwashed a few times a day until the pool is cleaned. DE Filter Backwashing Tip: Backwash more than once. After you backwash for several minutes, change the value back to filter mode, run for a few minutes, then put in backwash mode again, and more dirty DE will get backwashed out.
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In order to avoid this disaster and others it is highly recommended that pool owners stick to the professionals when it comes to cleaning their filters. Pool filter cleaning can be very complicated if the operator is not a trained professional. There are professionals in every city and town across the country who are able to do this difficult job. Pool filters may be dangerous but it is necessary that they have regular cleaning and maintenance to ensure a pool stays clean. Otherwise, a pool may become clouded and eventually find itself home to many dangerous pathogens.
If after you backwash, you pressure gauge doesnt return to its normal lower levels, your DE filter may be clogged and needs to be manually cleaned. This manual cleaning should occur about every 6 months. The DE filter needs to be taken apart and manually cleaned because you never get all the old DE out by simply backwashing. This is an extremely tedious process to get all the old DE out of the grids, and this is recommended to just hire a pool professional to do this (unless you like detail oriented tedious projects, then you can attempt to tackle this yourself).