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What Is Pool Pump Priming?

What Is Pool Pump Priming?

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The first thing that you will notice in your swimming pool that informs it needs to be primed is when the pool water is moving, but the pump is on. It can be scary if this is your first time to own a swimming pool. Your next question would be, “why is the water not moving?” Your pump will need priming because air has gotten into the Pump. Priming is the act of releasing the trapped air by putting water into your Pump so that it can start pulling from the pool again. The next step is priming your pool. We are going to describe some simple steps that you can use at home to prime your pump. How do I Prime my pool pump? Find out how the air got in Air can get into your pump when you remove it during winter. Ensure that all the seals are correctly in place. You will a
How To Clean A Pool Pump Impeller?

How To Clean A Pool Pump Impeller?

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You are probably wondering what a pool pump impeller is and how it functions. The impeller is used in the pump to pull and push out water in the pump. When you have a cracked or broken pump basket, debris will get into the impeller, and it becomes clogged. It is essential to fix the clogged pump impeller as soon as possible to prevent further damage. This article will show you how to identify signs of a clogged impeller and how to fix it. How To Identify a Clogged Pump Impeller? Pool filter pressure - One of the first signs of a clogged pump impeller is when the pump filter pressure falls below the recommended threshold. The reason for this could be clogged pipes, pump basket, or a clogged Pump sound – if you hear your pump making a sound like its straining then it cou
When To Replace Pool Pump?

When To Replace Pool Pump?

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The pool pump is an essential component that ensures that your pool is running efficiently. Once it gets damaged or aged, then it is time to replace it. However, you will need to get an expert to advise you whether the damage can be fixed or you need a new pump. Most of the pool pumps have a lifespan of between 8 to 10 years. In this article, we will discuss some pump defect signs that signal to you that it is time to replace your pump. There some pump issues that can be fixed and others that will require a new pump. Also read: Best Pool Pump Reviews and Buying Guide When Is It Time To Replace My Pump? Leakages: If you notice a leak between the pump housing and the motor part, know that you will need to purchase a new pump because the leak cannot be fixed. Faulty Bearings...