What Should I Look For During A Sand Change In A Sand Filter?

sand filter, inside

During a sand change make sure to get all the way to the bottom of the bed of sand so you can check the internal pipe and the laterals at the bottom. If a lateral is cracked or the pipe is damaged in any way, you must replace!
Sand Filter broken Lateral (1)

 Stem pipe and laterals of a Top-Mount Hayward Sand Filter