Pool Mate Concentrated Filter Cleaner - 2 x 1 Quart
When preparing or using this product, take care not to splash, drip or use on surfaces such as ceramic tile, linoleum, formica brand counter surfaces, carpeting, etc. as etching or discoloration of these surfaces may take place. This product is intended only for use as a pool filter cleaner.
For Sand Filters: Turn off inlets and outlets for all chemical feeders. Close main drain and place filter in backwash position. Slowly add one quart Filter Cleaner through skimmer while backwashing. Filter Cleaner can also be added through the sand fill port. Run filter until product begins to come out of the backwash water or until the product is seen through a filter viewing cell. Soak filter for 30 to 60 minutes. After soaking, backwash filter until water comes out clean and foam clears. Reverse procedure and start normal filter operation. For sand filters containing more than 300 pounds of sand, add two quarts Filter Cleaner.
For Cartridge Filters: Stop filter operation.Bleed off excess pressure through the filter safety valve. Open filter unit, remove cartridge from filter, and rinse excess loose dirt with a water hose from top to bottom. Place cartridge into a container of appropriate size and add 1 quart Filter Cleaner and 5 gallons water. Make sure filter unit is completely covered by the cleaner. Soak 30 to 60 minutes. After soaking, rinse with hose at maximum pressure to remove excess Filter Cleaner or until foam residue is completely washed off. Re-install cartridge and resume normal filter operation.
For Diatomaceous Earth Filters: Stop filter operation. Bleed off excess pressure through safety valve. Remove filter elements (grids) from filter and rinse off excess dirt with a hose from top to bottom. Place grids in a bucket and add 1 quart Filter Cleaner and 5 gallons water. Make sure grids are fully immersed in cleaner. Soak 30 to 60 minutes. After soaking, rinse out excess filter cleaner with hose at maximum pressure. Re-install grid and add new filter media. Resume normal filter operation.
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