Filter Cleaner


1 qt.


Filter Cleaner is a liquid formulation of grease cutting compounds and other ingredients designed to remove body oils, suntan lotion, grease and other organic material as well as scale and mineral build-up from filter media.

Directions for cartridge filters and removable D.E. elements:

1. Remove elements and rinse with clean water.

2. Prepare Filter Cleaning solution by adding 16 oz. of Filter Cleaner to 2.5 gallons of warm water in a large plastic bucket or garbage can. DO NOT USE GALVANIZED ALUMINUM OR PORCELAIN CONTAINER FOR SOAKING. ALWAYS ADD FILTER CLEAN TO WATER NOT WATER, TO FILTER CLEAN.

3. Place the elements in the Filter Clean solution and allow to soak overnight (12 hours).

4. Remove the elements and rinse thoroughly with clean water.

5. If winterizing, allow cartridges to dry before reinstalling in filter.

Directions for sand filters or filters without removable elements:

1. Backwash filter then shut off pump and drain water from filter. Leave handle in backwash position.

2. Make sufficient Filter Clean solution by adding 32 oz. of Filter Clean for each 5 gallons of clean water. Slowly pour the solution into the skimmers with the pump running.

3. Shut off pump and allow solution to stand in filter overnight (12 hours).

4. Backwash filter until backwash water is clear, then return filter to normal operation.

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