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Any particular pool filter sand folks using?

PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:48 am
by cardosoj
I remember using pool filter sand, but don't remember using a particular brand? Any recommendations?

Re: Any particular pool filter sand folks using?

PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:57 am
by DJRansome
In general it is not a branded product, you are buying a mineral that is crushed and sieved to a particular grain size. Look for 100% silica and 20 grain. You don't say where you are in the US but I have had best luck buying from a pool and spa chain called Leslies.

Re: Any particular pool filter sand folks using?

PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:05 am
by cardosoj
Thanks! I live in New Hampshire.

Re: Any particular pool filter sand folks using?

PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:23 pm
by Steve C
As DJ said brand doesn't really matter. But since you asked, mine is HTH brand which can be found at any Ace Hardware store around the country.

Re: Any particular pool filter sand folks using?

PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:32 am
by ironspider
I had a lot of trouble finding PFS in the winter here on Long Island. But ended up finding some at a hardware store.

Re: Any particular pool filter sand folks using?

PostPosted: Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:18 pm
by BillD
Brand matters if you want something other than the white silica. Red Flint has a very nice PFS and aquarium sand in #20 size. It would appear the two products are the same. Whether they are available to you is another thing.