How much does a new Hayward sand filter cost?

A new sand filter can cost anywhere from about $300 to more than $1,000 on average. Inground pool sand filter prices range between about $450 to over $1,200, depending on the size. Above ground pool sand filters are often cheaper at starting costs in the $300 to $500 range.

How do I identify my Hayward sand filter?

Sand filters are usually measured around the circumference, cartridge filters are usually measured by height or element size. +1 ! And, go to the Hayward website and see if there’s one that it looks like. The easiest way to determine your pump model is by finding the part number on the strainer lid.

How long does a Hayward sand filter last?

3-5 years
On average, sand should be replaced every 3-5 years. This may be longer if the pool stays clear, or shorter, if the filter runs all the time. The jagged edges of the sand wear down and become smooth as the sand ages.

What size sand filter do I need for a 1.5 HP pump?

Filter Sizing Chart #2

Pool Gallonage Pump Size Recommended Filter Size
15,000 1.0 hp Cartridge – 100-200 Sq. Ft. Sand – 3.0 Sq. Ft DE – 36 Sq Ft
20,000 1.5 hp Cartridge – 300-400 Sq. Ft. Sand – 3.9 Sq. Ft DE – 48 Sq Ft
25,000 1.5 hp
30,000 2.0 hp Cartridge – 400-500 Sq. Ft. Sand – 4.9 Sq. Ft DE – 60 Sq Ft

Can you backwash a sand filter too much?

If you backwash your pool too much i.e. time duration and/or close frequency then yes you can cause a lot of problems. Some problems that can arise from backwashing your sand pool filter too much are: Loss of water – 500+ litres of water can be lost in each backwashing cycle.

How often should I backwash sand filter?

about once a fortnight
How Often Should You Backwash a Pool Sand Filter? As a general rule of thumb, you should backwash and rinse your filter about once a fortnight. The optimal time is right after you vacuum the pool. However, if your pool has had a lot more use than normal, it may be necessary to backwash once a week.

Does backwashing remove water from pool?

The backwashing process reverses the flow of water to flush out contaminants from a swimming pool filter. It should be carried out until water runs clear through the waste line.

How often should you backwash a sand pool filter?

What size sand filter do I need for a 15000 gallon pool?

For instance, a 16” sand filtered system has a 1.55″ sq. ft filtered area, making it ideal for a 15,000- gallon pool.

What size pump do I need for a 15000 gallon pool?

about 20 GPM
A 15,000-gallon pool needs about 20 GPM output if we want to run it 24 hours per day. Most people run their pool on an 8-hour on/16-hour off (stagnant) cycle.

How often should you backwash a pool sand filter?

about once a week
As a general rule, you should be backwashing your pool about once a week or in conjugation with your scheduled maintenance. Another industry standard is to backwash when your filter’s pressure gauge reads 8-10 PSI (pounds per square inch) over the starting level or “clean” pressure.