Garden Hose Iron Filter For Pool
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For many pool owners, the greatest contributor to Iron deposits in their pool water comes directly from their garden hose. It’s the Iron and Copper that reside in your city or well water. That’s why a Garden Hose Iron Filter for pool water can be your solution. Instead of addressing this issue once the iron […]

My water source is extremely murky, cloudy, and/or loaded with sediment. Is this bad for my METALTRAP Filter?
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To accommodate for high levels of sediment in the water and to protect your METALTRAP cartridge from clogging prematurely, simply reverse the order of your cartridges temporarily. Place the 5 micron pleated cartridge in the first housing and the METALTRAP cartridge in the second housing. Rinse off the 5 micron pleated cartridge regularly to prevent […]

HELP! My water pressure dropped and the water flow significantly reduced. What do I do?
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Typically, a reduced flow is an indicator that it’s time to change your filter. Once the filter cartridge is loaded with contaminants, the flow of water will naturally start to decrease.  If you have a dual system, you’ll need to determine which of the two cartridges needs to be replaced. Simply remove one of the […]

I have noticed a drop in pressure and/or a reduced flow of water, and I don’t think it’s time to replace my cartridges.
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The first step is to determine whether the flow is being restricted by the filter itself or by some other cause in the water line.  Temporarily disconnect the water filter system and check the flow again.  The next step is to double-check the installation of the filter. Verify there are no leaks and that all […]

HAVING PROBLEMS WITH METALS?
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Metals like iron and copper can be a real pain!!  Here are some helpful things you need to know to live happily ever after with iron: 1.  A little bit of iron can cause A LOT of trouble!! It only takes 0.3 ppm of iron to cause staining and discoloration in a swimming pool environment. […]

Why do my stains keep coming back??
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We get the calls all the time. Homeowners so frustrated with all the time and money they’ve wasted doing stain treatment after stain treatment after stain treatment. The big question is “Why do these stains keep coming back?” The answer really is simple. Because the metals are still there! You see, typical stain removers act […]

I’m using a METALTRAP Filter, but I still have an odor, discoloration, and/or contaminants coming through. WHY?
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The first step would be to double-check the proper alignment of the cartridges within the filter housings. It is very important that the METALTRAP cartridge be aligned properly within the housing so the water flows directly through the center hole on the top of the cartridge. If it is not properly aligned, water can bypass […]

HELP! I HAVE A LEAK!
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The first step is to isolate the leak to determine exactly where it is coming from. Double-check all fitting joints are securely tightened. Keep in mind that Teflon tape needs to be replaced periodically to ensure a tightly sealed connection. Double-check the black O-ring is still in place in the top of the blue housing […]

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