Tip & How-To about Hayward SAND FILTER, PRO SERIES

Pool filter lets sand through

At least in Europe since some 5 years ago, standard sand sold for your pool filter is much finer (smaller gauge), and older filters (mine being some 15 years old and working perfectly up until then) let this finer sand through. Solution: only one I ever found after much trying and problem-solving was to change the filter entirely. Costly, but no problem since.

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