Affordable Pools Experts in the Swimming Pool Industry


When it comes to finding the right pool filter for your pool, there’s a lot to take into account. But the swimming pool experts at Affordable Pools can help you determine what the best type of pool filter for your needs and your pool might be. One of the higher capacity and easier to use homeowner friendly type of pool filter is the cartridge filter. These cartridge filters were originally designed for the spa industry as well as small above ground pools. Now because of technology in the way that the cartridges are produced actually filter much better than they did years ago and are a great alternative to other types of filter for your pool such as diatomaceous earth or sand filters. The most popular pool type filters are cartridge filters and sand filters. The cartridge filters screen out twice as much debris as a sand filter. It’s a large filtration area allows the water to progress through the cartridge removing smaller particles. Cartridge pool filterMaintenance is much easier in that there is no need for backwashing or wasting pretreated chemically treated pool water. All you have to do is take out the pool filter cartridge out of the pool filter housing in either wash it or if needed replace it. Replacing the cartridge filter should be done every 3 to 5 years sometimes longer in northern environments where the pool is closed for half or more of the year. These filters cut energy cost by utilizing low-pressure pool pump pressure, but can have a higher initial cost