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POOL MAINTENANCE

The team at Max Fox Electrical can help with all of your pool maintenance needs. We are a Tamworth pool pump supplier, with quality pumps and chemicals from Davey. Our pool technicians can inspect your current pool pump (any make and model) and advise you of any servicing or repairs that it may need.

We are licensed warranty agents for a range of swimming pool pump brands, and we install and service all pump brands. We offer free pool water for testing as well, so call in anytime with your sample.

 
 
 
 
 
 

PUMPS & FILTER SELECTION

 
 
Pump filter selection pool – Max Fox Electrical in Tamworth, NSW
 
 
 
 
Do you need help selecting the right pool pump and filter for your new or existing swimming pool? Max Fox Electrical can help you with our handy size guide and pool filter information.
 
 

Pool Volume

 
Use the formula guide below to calculate the volume your pump needs to handle. If the depth of the pool varies, work from the average pool depth.

Rectangular pools - length x width x depth x 1000 = volume in litres
 
 
 
 
 
Length (m)
6
7.3
9
9
12
12
15
 
 
 
Width (m)
3.7
3.7
3.7
4.5
4.5
6
7.5
 
 
 
Depth (m) x 1000
1.4 x 1000
1.4 x 1000
1.4 x 1000
1.4 x 1000
1.4 x 1000
1.4 x 1000
1.4 x 1000
 
 
 
Volume (L)
31,000
38,000
47,000
57,000
76,000
101,000
158,000
 
 
 
 
(1.4m = Average Depth)

Rectangular Above - ground Pools
 
 
Length (m)
4.9
6
5.8
7.3
9.8
8.2
9
 
 
 
Width (m)
3.7
3.7
4.5
3.7
3.7
4.5
4.5
 
 
 
Depth (m) x 1000
1.2 1000
1.2 1000
1.2 1000
1.2 1000
1.2 1000
1.2 1000
1.2 1000
 
 
 
Volume (L)
22,000
27,000
31,000
32,000
44,000
44,000
49,000
 
 
 
 
(1.2m = Average Depth)
For round pools, the formula is: diameter x diameter x depth x 785.5 = volume in litres

Selecting the Right Filter Type
Here are some of the pros and cons of the different types of pool filters on the market.
 
 
Filtration Clarity
Media Type
 
Cleaning Method
 
Loss of Pool Water
 
Ease of Operation
 
Operating Cost
 
Initial Cost
 
 
 
Sand Filter
Very Good Sand/Zelbrite which is re-used for several years
 
Backwash - Reverse flow of water through filter to flush out dirt
 
Yes, due to backwashing
 
Very simple as the sand/Zelbrite does't need to be handled or frequently replaced
 
Low as sand/Zelbrite is virtually permanent
 
Medium
 
 
 
Cartridge Filter
Very Good Element which is replaced after 2-3 years
 
Remove element and hose down
 
No, as backwashing not required
 
Requires a little more attention as element should be removed and cleaned regularly
 
Medium - Low water loss but occasional element replacement
 
Low
 
 
 
 
Still seem confusing? Talk to the Tamworth pool pump and filter experts at Max Fox Electrical and get professional advice personalised to your needs.
 
 
 

PRODUCTS

 
 
Pool products – Max Fox Electrical in Tamworth, NSW
 
 
 
 
Max Fox Electrical are suppliers of pool pumps from all the well known manufacturers and specialising in Davey Pool Products. We also supply as a host of pool chemicals, filters and cleaners, to keep your pool looking its best.

Drop in and see us today to pick up your pool equipment.