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Thread: Daily and Weekly Pool Maintenance

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    Join Date
    Jun 2016
    Rolla, MO

    Daily and Weekly Pool Maintenance

    Is it better to brush or vacuum a pool once a week? Also how often should i keep the filter/pump running, non stop?
    Above ground 24 ft? diameter
    Sand Filter
    TF 100 Test Kit

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    Jul 2014
    Athens, GA - USA

    Re: Daily and Weekly Pool Maintenance

    I usually run my filter about 8 hours on low (I have a 2 speed motor). Before I got my timmer, I would run about 3-5 hours on high. I only bush if there are little spots of green on the bottom. As long as the pool gets used and I stay on top of the chlorine, there is usually enough feet action to not require any brushing. Every pool will be different though.

    Edit to add:
    I usually have to vacuum about every week or so. Especially after cutting the lawn.
    Last edited by Shirker; 06-20-2016 at 01:46 PM. Reason: added more info
    TF-100 | 13.6k gal (24' Round) AG | Chlorine | Sand Filter | Two Speed Motor | Installed June 2014 | Last Opened April 24 2016

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