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What type of pool filter provides the best filtration?

Cartridge filter
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Question: What type of pool filter provides the best filtration?
Top Answer (37% of 8 votes): DE filter.

Answer: Cartridge filter
Explanation: This is a matter of preference. Cartridge filters need to be cleaned 2 times a year at least. With dogs 3 to 4 times. There is less WAISTED water but the pool water needs to be changed more frequently. D.E. filter - D.E. filters require cleaning as well 2 times a year. However they have a backwash valve that will clean them out in the mean time between full cleans. These filters also remove the smallest partials out off all 3 types of filters. Sand is the most economical option out of the 3
WaterBender Pools
Answer: Sand filter
Explanation: DE filters are technically better but less efficient in the long run.
Backyard Boys Enterprise, LLC
Answer: DE filter
Explanation: DE filters down to 2 microns and usually can go without being cleaned as often as a cartridge filter
Affordable Pool Pro
Answer: DE filter
Explanation: DE is best by industry standard. Although some stay away from DE because it can be more difficult and time consuming to clean.
NorCal Pool Builders
Answer: DE filter
Explanation: De
Answer: Sand filter
Explanation: but cartridge easiets
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