Expert pool filter installation or replacement in Surrey

Homeowners with swimming pools understand the importance of pool filters. Pool filter installation is a mandatory process for over pool owners. Ocean Park Plumbing & Heating are your local Surrey pool experts. There are different pool filters for various applications, but they all share the universal role of keeping the pool water clean for swimming.

Proper maintenance and repair, as well as timely replacement of pool filters, are therefore paramount to ensuring proper pool health. The task of installing or replacing a pool filter can be technical, considering all factors involved. Having a professional handle your pool filter installation (or replacement) is highly advisable.

At Ocean Park Plumbing & Heating, we offer services & parts for your pool. In addition to pool filter installation / replacement, we also handle pool pump installation and pool heater installation. Our company also provides pool heater repairs & pool heater services.

Popular Pool Filters

Three pool filter types stand out from the rest. The first is sand pool filters which are not only the most popular but the oldest in the industry. They have a mechanism that traps sand, and they require regular backwashing to churn the trapped sand as well as flush trapped dirt.
They are very durable and may go up to 7 years without needing replacement. Better still, they are low maintenance, and their working mechanism is easy to understand. They, however, have sand trapping size limit of 20-40 microns, and therefore they may be unable to trap dust and very fine dirt.

Cartridge filters have a finer trapping power as they can trap particles as small as 10 microns. They operate by screening out the sand particles as they enter the cartridge element. When they get clogged with dirt, they are not back-washed but rinsed with water out of the tank. They are however not as durable as sand pool filters and will need replacement in 2 to 5 years.

The Diatomaceous earth filters, popularly known as D.E, are the most efficient of the three as they possess the ability to trap particles as small as 3 microns and are considered to be the best in professional corridors. They utilize an organic porous powder which possesses microscopic pores that can trap very miniature particles. Backwashing is employed here to remove accumulated dirt and is recommended it be done every six months. These filters are very durable, with a lifespan of between 7 and 10 years. On the downside, they are very expensive.

We Got Your Back, Whichever Type of Filter You Have

Whichever filter you have in your pool, the team at Ocean Park Plumbing, Heating & Drainage has the relevant know how to handle it. We have excelled in pool filter installation and replacement, and we are the solution to your pool equipment problem. All you have to do is call us.


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