Living in the Sunshine State pools are a necessary commodity to beat that summertime heat or kick back and let the kids wear themselves out. When we purchase a home with a pool often times we don’t understand the required maintenance or what to do when something isn’t right. You notice the water level gradually decreasing, is it all those cannonball splashes that’s lowering my level?
Before you call the professionals, we have some DIY tips for determining if your pool has a leak. Let’s start with some very obvious indicators your pool is leaking…
Of course, not all leaks are going to be that obvious. As industry experts, we have a few tricks we advise to confirm a true leak that isn’t visible after checking your components.
DIY POOL LEAK TEST
Make sure your pool is calm and grab a pencil or grease pin to mark an indicator line where the pool level currently sits. You can utilize a piece of tape as a marker as well. Our recommendation would be to wait a full 24 hours prior to checking your marker line. If your pool has lost more than ¼ inch of water then you have a leaking pool.
Our favorite leak detection method is the old bucket trick. This is a tried and true method for determining whether or not you have a leaking pool. Here’s how you do it…
HOW WE CAN HELP YOU
We’re committed to loyalty to our customers. That’s why we’ve been successfully servicing the state of Florida for over 20 years. Our dedicated team of professionals treat you and your property with the utmost respect. We are committed to delivering outstanding customer service matched by unparalleled expertise and knowledge when it comes to pool leaks and repairs.
FLL uses highly sensitive underwater audio equipment to listen to all the fittings, main drains, lights and other features in your pool and/or spa. This helps our highly skilled technicians determine where the pool leak or leaks are located.
The vast majority of leaks can be fixed at no additional charge when we conduct the initial leak test. If your leak is under the pool deck, we will pin-point the break, mark the area and give you a written estimate on the cost of the repairs.
The vast majority of leaks can be fixed at no additional charge when we conduct the initial leak test.