Category: Leaks

  • Winterizing the pool… Is it really so important?

    Well that time is upon us, the leaves are changing color, pumpkin pies are baking, apple cider is brewing, and the nights are cooler.  Autumn is here and it’s time to start thinking about winterizing the pool.  UGH! Is it really that important to winterize the pool? Pools that are not properly winterized are vulnerable […]

  • How to patch a swimming pool liner

    First you need to determine the location of the leak. Once found the liner can usually be easily patched both above the water liner and under the water. Typically a pool store will have a patch kit. This will include glue (my favourite is the boxer brand) and patching material (typically clear). If you have […]

  • Swimming pool leak! How to perform the bucket test.

    Determine if your water loss is caused by evaporation or a leak with this instruction list and video from the American Leak Detection Company! Use the following steps to determine if your pool is leaking. Bring the pool water to normal level. Fill a 5-gallon bucket with pool water to about five inches from the top. […]