Cleaning DE Filters

- cleaning a DE filter is a little more complicated than simply back-washing a sand-filter or rinsing off the filter elements of a cartridge filter

Having said that, it's a job that a Pool Pro will charge good money for - and for good reason - so if you can do it yourself you can reduce the cost of maintaining your pool

There are a lot of delicate components inside a DE filter and they can be damaged by rough or inappropriate handling 

Cleaning the grids of a DE filter should not be attempted unless or until you have either studied how a Pool Pro does it or have some instructions on how to do it

I feel that there is little to add to the excellent advice provided by Steve Litt of

Read Steve's' full article herefull article here


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