Skip to content

Saving Our Clients Money. One Gallon at a Time

Less than 1 minuteReading Time - Minutes

Another Swimming Pool Leak Detection Culprit – Unveiled!

Introduction to Swimming Pool Leak Detection

Swimming pool water loss can be a perplexing issue for pool owners. At Aquatrace Swimming Pool Leak Detection, we understand the critical importance of having the right tools and expertise for effective pool leak detection. This guide delves into the intricacies of detecting and addressing leaks in swimming pools, showcasing our extensive experience in this highly specialized field.

The Importance of Professional Leak Detection

Leak detection in swimming pools is not just about having the right tools; it’s about having the expertise to use them effectively. Our years of experience have taught us to recognize signs of leakage that might be missed by the untrained eye. Throughout thousands of inspections, we have honed our skills to identify even the most subtle indicators of a problem.

Identifying Obvious and Hidden Leaks

Consider a recent project involving a gunite pool and an elevated spa. The pool and spa, constructed of concrete and finished in marcite, appeared intact at first glance. However, our trained professionals identified three critical leaks locations: two around the upper returns in the elevated spa and another in the skimmer mouth. These leaks, while not immediately apparent to the pool owner or pool cleaning service provider, were clearly evident to our experienced team.

Understanding the Causes of Pool Leaks

In the case of the gunite pool, we discovered a slight structural deficiency around the two spa return jet outlets and minor deficiencies in the skimmer mouth. These issues, though minor, were causing significant water loss. Our investigation revealed that the leaks were due to the natural expansion and contraction of materials from varying weather conditions, a common yet often overlooked problem.

The Impact of Construction : Craftsmanship and Material Quality

Leaks in swimming pools, such as this scenario, do not necessarily indicate poor craftsmanship. Factors such as the natural expansion and contraction of unlike construction materials can contribute to spontaneous leaks, even shortly after new construction. In our case study, the interaction of weather changes which caused different rates of expansion and contraction between tile, grout and the PVC skimmer body, was a crucial and determining factor.

Our Approach to Leak Detection and Reporting

At Aquatrace, we approach each leak detection project with meticulous attention to detail. After identifying the leaks, we provided the client with a comprehensive report, complete with descriptions and photographs of the detected issues. This level of detail enables our clients and their contractors to understand the problem fully and proceed with the most effective repairs.

Collaborating with Repair Contractors

Once we identify the leaks and their causes, we often recommend contractors who specialize in the required repairs. Our goal is to ensure that our clients receive the best possible service, not just in detection but also in the subsequent repair process.

Final Thoughts : Trusting Aquatrace for Your Pool Leak Detection Needs

Swimming pool leaks can be challenging to detect and address. With Aquatrace Swimming Pool Leak Detection, you have a partner equipped with the expertise, experience and tools necessary to uncover, diagnose and repair even the most elusive leaks. Whether it’s a visible issue or a hidden flaw, our team is committed to providing detailed, accurate and efficient leak detection services, ensuring the longevity and safety of your swimming pool and spa.

Get In Touch!

Ready to safeguard your swimming pool against leaks? Trust Aquatrace Swimming Pool Leak Detection for all your leak detection needs. Our expert team is just a click or call away.

Don’t let pool leaks go undetected. Contact Aquatrace today for reliable, efficient service and peace of mind!

Swimming Pool Leak Expert Aquatrace Swimming Pool Leak Detection

Chris Sears

Swimming Pool Leak Expert
Aquatrace Swimming Pool Leak Detection

Aquatrace is the Best Choice

When It Comes to Your Pool Leak Detection Needs!

But Don’t Take Our Word For It!

Check Out Our “Five Ladder” Reviews Below