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Pool Filter Sales At Michigan Swim Pool we sell Hayward pumps and filters that offers the very latest in pool filter technology ensuring your pool water is clear and clean. The filters' simplistic operation and low maintenance requirements set new standards for performance, value and dependability. Molded of tough, durable, colorfast reinforced thermo-plastic Hayward filters deliver reliable, all-weather performance with minimal care.

We sell new pool filters and pumps, service pool filters, have replacement parts and all the pool chemicals you need. So give us a call at 269-345-4634 or come into our Kalamazoo area locations to talk to our pros!

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Inground and Above Ground Pool Filters

We offer three types of pool filters, sand, cartridge and diatomaceous earth. Each is a good choice and all have there advantages. We can help you make the right choice.

Sand Filters

Sand Filter for Pool Sand is the oldest and most popular method of filtration. Sand filters share two things in common:

        1. When in the filtration mode, water always flows from top to bottom
        2. They all have lateral or under drain to hold back sand while allowing clean, filtered water to pass through.

High-rate sand filters use a special filter sand, normally .45 to .55 mm (also known as pool grade #20 silica sand), because it has sharp edges that separate particles, allowing filtration to take place. They operate on the basis of "depth" filtration where dirt is driven through the sand bed and trapped in the spaces between the sand particles. Initially, a clean sand bed removes larger particles, and then, as the bed starts to load up with debris, the filter removes finer particles. The sand can be cleaned by back washing which involves reversing water flow through the filter to the "waste" line. Sand Filters trap debris as small as 20 to 40 microns.

Hayward Sand Filters Models We Sell Include:

Cartridge Filters

cartridge filter for pool Cartridge filtration has been available for a relatively long time, but has only recently begun to enjoy rapid growth and acceptance.

When water passes through a cartridge filter, dirt is screened out at the surface of the cartridge element. When clean, the element will trap larger particles, with finer particles being filtered out as the pores of the element become clogged by the larger debris. The cartridge element can be removed and cleaned by pressure washing inside and out with a garden hose. Cartridge element filters trap debris as small as 10 to 15 microns.

Hayward Cartridge Filters Models We Sell Include:

D. E. Filters

D.E. Filter for pool Diatomaceous earth is a porous powder with microscopic openings that when magnified look like tiny sponges. Clear water can pass through these openings, but particles, as small as two to five microns, are trapped during the first pass through the media. D. E. filters have internal elements that become coated with D. E. It is this 'filter cake' that strains dirt, dust and algae from the water.

Similar to sand filters, when D. E. filters become dirty, they are cleaned either by back washing, or regenerating and draining the clogged D. e. to the 'waste' line. To restore filtration, a fresh 'charge' of D. e. is added to the filter. For sparkling, clean pools; step up to Hayward D. E. filters.

Hayward Cartridge Filters Models We Sell Include:

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