What’s a MultiCyclone Pre-Filter and Do I need One?

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How does backwashing only twice a year sound? Or replacing your filter cartridges once every couple of years? Or maybe just reducing the amo...
Top Pool Sand Filter Problems

Top Pool Sand Filter Problems

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Every seasoned pool man has a gut feeling when their pool sand filter doesn’t just feel right or if there’s a problem. But how do we develop...
Diagnosing and Fixing Pool Filter Pressure Problems

Diagnosing and Fixing Pool Filter Pressure Problems

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The pool filter pressure gauge is one of the most important parts of your pool filtration system. While it really doesn’t -do- anythi...

Equipment Maintenance – Multiport Valves

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When your pool sand filter’s multiport valve starts leaking or the handle starts losing tension (or even becoming too hard to turn) then it’...

Are Cartridge Filters Good?

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We’ve gone over the different types of pool filter systems, compared them against each other, but we’ve never really focused on cartridge fi...

What do sand filters remove from water?

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We all know that pool sand filters remove debris from our pool to make it clearer and cleaner, but do we really know what it filters out? If...
How do pool sand filters work?

How do pool sand filters work?

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For most pool owners, knowing how their pool sand filter isn’t really as important as knowing that it’s working, so since you’re here, that just...
How often should I clean my pool filter cartridge?

How often should I clean my pool filter cartridge?

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This is a question that we get a lot through our social media channels as well as our email channels and we usually tell people that as a ru...
What is the difference between sand filters and cartridge filters?

What is the difference between sand filters and cartridge filters?

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At their very heart, both sand filters and cartridge filters are the same. They filter your pool water so that you will be left with sparkli...

What is the best pool cartridge filter?

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If there’s one question that we get a lot here on Mr Pool Man, it’s this one. What is the best pool cartridge filter? Since you’ve already s...

Is it OK to run pool pump without a filter cartridge?

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The short answer to this is YES, it is OK to run your pool pump without the filter cartridge installed. The better question would be why you...

How much is a pool cartridge filter?

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Short answer: Pool cartridge filters pricing usually starts at $399 and goes up from there depending on features and filter area size. Pool ...

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