When Should I Drain My Swimming Pool?
Regardless, consult with an expert first before deciding to take water out. These steps apply to inground and above ground pools, as well as saltwater and chlorine-treated pools. If you decide this is a necessary step, this article will show you how to drain water out of your swimming pool, regardless of what type of filter you have.
Warning: We do not recommend you drain a pool past the skimmer line. Doing this may cause your pump to run dry, damaging or destroying it.
How to Drain A Pool with a Cartridge Filter
For those pools that have a cartridge filter, there are two ways to achieve this.
1. Using the Drain Plug
2. Using the Drain Valve- If your system has a valve in between the pump and the filter.
How to Drain a Pool with a Sand Filter
How to Drain a Pool with a DE Filter
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