Pool Care

Pool Filter and Cleaning

Our Expert Swimming Pool Professionals Clean and Service All Types of Pool Equipment

We are the experts when it comes to taking care of your pool. Our team of dedicated professionals has years of experience in cleaning, servicing, and maintaining all types of pools. We use only the best products and procedures to ensure that your pool is kept looking its best all year round.

Why Filter Cleanings Are Important

Pool filter cleanings are necessary because the filters get clogged with debris such as dirt, leaves, and other organic matter. If a pool filter is not regularly cleaned, it can lead to problems such as low water pressure and inadequate filtration. This can cause cloudy water or green algae to accumulate in the pool. In addition, an obstructed filter can also cause costly damage to the pool’s pump and other components. Regular filter cleanings help to ensure your pool remains crystal clear, safe, and efficient for years to come. It only takes a few minutes every month but makes a huge difference in the quality of your swimming experience!

Signs That Your Pool Filter Needs to be Cleaned:

Not Sure If Your Pool Filter Needs to Be Cleaned? Check Out These Signs!


If you notice any of these signs, it’s time to give your filter a good cleaning. It may also be necessary to clean the filter more often in situations where there are high levels of pollen or other particles in the air. Keeping up with regular filter maintenance can help ensure that your pool remains clear and inviting all season long.

What Types of Filters Are There?

Pool filters are an essential component of your swimming pool. They help keep the water clean and free from debris, bacteria, algae, and other organic materials. There are three main types of pool filters: sand filters, cartridge filters, and diatomaceous earth (DE) filters. Sand filters use a tank filled with special graded filter sand to capture debris as water passes through it. Sand filters are the most common type of filter and require regular cleaning, usually every three or four weeks.

Cartridge filters use a paper element to filter out contaminants from the pool’s water. These filters need to be replaced more often than sand filters, typically every few months depending on usage. Diatomaceous Earth (DE) Filters use a powder made from microscopic fossils to filter out small particles of debris and contaminants. DE filters are highly efficient but also require more maintenance than sand or cartridge filters, as the powder needs to be replaced periodically.

No matter which type of filter you choose, they are all effective in keeping your swimming pool clean and safe to use. Regular maintenance of your filter is essential in ensuring that the pool water is free from harmful contaminants and debris.

Are Pool Services Worth It?

Any pool can be a perfect pool with Dewey’s Pool Service! We’ve been in business since 2014 and our owner, John Dewey, has over 30 years of experience!

Full Cleanings

Full cleanings are just $235 a month! From the tile down to the floor, filter, and pump, your pool is our next perfect project.

Chemical Services

 In need of a chemical only service? For $135 monthly, we will make sure all is well in your piece of paradise.

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Frequently Asked Questions

During the summer months, you should be cleaning your pool at least once a week. In addition to weekly maintenance, it is also important to check and clean your filters every few weeks.

You can use a pool test kit, which usually includes chlorine and pH tests. Simply follow the instructions in the kits to check your water’s pH levels.

The most common signs that you need to shock your pool include cloudy or green water, high levels of chlorine or other chemicals, and unpleasant odors.

You should backwash your pool filter at least once a month to help keep the filter clean and functioning properly.

It is important to use only products specifically designed for swimming pools. For example, chlorine products and pH balance chemicals are commonly used for cleaning and maintaining a pool.

If your pool water becomes cloudy, it is likely due to a dirty filter or an imbalance of chemicals. To fix this issue, you should backwash the filter and shock the pool with chlorine. You may also need to adjust the pH levels in the pool.

You should check the pool water level regularly, at least once a week. Over time, your pool may lose water due to evaporation or heavy usage; if the water levels drop too low, your pump and filter could be damaged.

Pool chemicals should always be stored in a cool, dry place away from heat sources or direct sunlight. Additionally, they should be stored in separate containers and labeled properly to reduce the risk of mixing incompatible chemicals.