How to Maintain My Fiberglass Pool (Video 2 of 5) - Operating the Pump and Filter System (copy)

Hey there friends and welcome back to another video in our Orientation Series- How to Maintain My Fiberglass Pool! In the last video we talked about the system components of your pool; we identified them and described generally what they do and where they are located. In this particular video we explain how to operate the pump and filter system.

This video answers questions like...

How does the water leave my pool?
How does the water return to my pool?
What are pressure or discharge lines?
What does the filtration process look like?
What does the skimmer basket do?
What does the basket on my strainer pot look like?
What does the filter cartridge catch?
What is the function of the skimmer?
How do I maintain the water level in my pool?
Should I maintain my water level an inch from the top of the skimmer?
What will happen if my pool water is too high?
What will happen if my pool water is too low?
What will my blue backwash hose be used for?
How do I turn my pump off?
How do I put the basket in my strainer pot?
What should I do if my pump loses prime?
When should I clean my filter?
How often should I clean my filter?
What does aux 2 on my automation panel do?
What is psi?
How do I take off the filter cartridge?
What is an air bleed sock and what does it do?
What happens after you clean the filter?
How I clean the cartridge filter?