Leaks are one of the major problems in swimming pools caused due to the flaws in construction methods. The right design, construction steps, leak and waterproof coating can prevent a lot of structural problems in future it will also save you money and time.
Leaking proofing and Waterproofing the swimming pool at a later stage can be very challenging and difficult.
Waterproofing and Leak proofing Coatings
The latest waterproofing and Leakproofing coatings should have a design life which is as long as that of the structure.
But with many scopes for damage ranging from incorrect design to poor material quality and execution, waterproofing and leak-proofing methods often can fail.
You should be concerned if you are losing water from your pool for more than 8 – 10 cm in a week. And you should definitely investigate the same, it is always wise to call in the experts.
These leaks can happen at any stage of construction with the right procedures we can locate the leaks and solve them effectively.
Pools can leak through any of the fittings or accessories, plumbing, or even through the Reinforced concrete walls. Repairing the leaks will not only save water and equipment.
But it is also to save undermining pool structural components since the leaking water will eventually wash away the supporting soil that supports the pool structure including the pool decks.
Following are some of the areas which are known for leaks.
Pool leaks only when the filters are Running-
This may indicate a leak problem in one of the return lines to the Pool. Tip: Sometimes we can spot wet spots or even water
Pool Leaks when the filter and filtration equipment are Off-
These types can be sometimes identified easily as you may notice air build up in the filter enclosure or sometimes can be observed bubbling out of the air at the inlets/ return lines.
This can also happen if the pump’s pre-filter lid is not properly tightened.
Water Level reduces at all times.
If so following are some of the probable areas from where the water leaks can occur.
Skimmer enclosure, inlets, vacuum points, Plumbing lines, Underwater lights, valves, Pool liners, structure and always check for evaporation rate.
Under-slab leaks are another major cause of foundation problems in swimming pools. This Leaking water can penetrate the soil under your swimming pool foundation causing foundation movement which is a worst-case scenario.
It is always better to get in touch with experts as soon as possible to let them visit and check your pool plumbing.
Our experts are competent enough to handle complicated jobs like swimming pool waterproofing and leak-proofing works. Leak detection and solving the same is our speciality.
There are many methods and many options to solve the leaks, always call us with all the available details.
The good thing is that about 50% per cent of all phone calls we get from worried pool owners about a leak normally should turn out to be inexpensive to solve.