How long should a Hayward pool filter last?
Typically, cartridge filters need to be replaced every 3 to 5 years. You can also tell your cartridge filter needs to be swapped out if you start having to clean it more often; that is, if the pressure gauge increases by 8 PSI much more often than every 6 months, you may need to replace it.
How often should you replace Hayward Pool filters?
every five years
You should change your pool filter whenever it loses its quality, has passed its expected lifespan or shows signs of damage. Often, symptoms will start to appear every five years, but the timescale can be anywhere between yearly and every 15 years.
How do I know what filter to buy for my pool?
Filter Size The filter flow rate must be rated at least the same GPM as your pump, or higher. With pool filters, it’s best to err on the larger size so it can handle the power of your pump. A helpful rule of thumb is to choose a filter with at least 1 square foot per 10,000 gallons pool capacity.
How do I know the size of my pool filter?
Multiply the average depth by the surface area to find the total volume. Or, wrap it all into one formula: L x W x D = V. This is the volume of your pool. If your pool is “L” shaped then break it into two (or more) rectangles and calculate the volume of each, then add the volume together.
How old is my Hayward pool filter?
How do I determine the age of a Hayward pool heater from the serial number? The 5th and 6th digits of the serial number of a Hayward heat pump pool heater are the year of manufacture, and the next two are the month.
Can a pool filter be too big?
Oversizing a swimming pools filter is unlikely to cause problems but having a huge pump and a small filter can result in accelerated wear and tear. A larger filter with a smaller pump reduces the work the pump must do to keep the swimming pool’s water clean.
Where is the model number on Hayward DE filter?
Luckily, most motor labels come with two searchable model numbers. Hayward labels (pictured) normally have a layout of the Motor Manufacturer model number listed at the upper left and Hayward’s proprietary motor model number normally listed at the bottom left.
How do I tell what year my Hayward pool pump is?
The 5th and 6th digits of the serial number of a Hayward heat pump pool heater are the year of manufacture, and the next two are the month.