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Pool Leak Detection Services in Baltimore

How do you know if you have a leak in you pool?

If you wake-up to find that your pool water has dropped several inches overnight you know you’ve got a problem somewhere.

Some pool leaks develop slowly so you may not even notice anything is wrong until you realize you keep having to add more water to your pool to keep it filled to the top.

In these cases it is important to determine what is “normal water loss” and thus avoid wasting time looking for and worrying about a leak that really isn’t there.

Other pool leak symptoms may be actual evidence of the water that has escaped from your pool.

  1. Wet, mushy, or unusually “healthy” spots in the lawn may be evidence of underground plumbing leaks.
  2. Structural damage, cracks, and settling to the deck or pool may also be indications of underground leaks.

If you do not repair the leak, these problems can quickly become more serious.

Baltimore Pool Leak Detection Services

  • Pool Filter Leak
  • Underground Pipe Repair
  • Skimmer Repair and Replacement
  • Main Drain Repair and Replacement
  • Water feature Installation
  • Pool Leak Detection
  • Vinyl Liner Leak Detection
  • Skimmer Leak
  • Broken Return Line

Pool Leak Symptoms Resulting From Water Loss

If you have an automatic fill device on your pool a dropping water level may not appear right away and high water costs could be the very first indicator of a pool water leak issue. You may also see an increase in the chemicals needed to keep proper balance, or that there is excess algae development due to the fact that the brand-new water that’s being put into the swimming pool is unattended. If you do not repair the leak, these troubles can rapidly end up being more significant and more expensive to fix as time goes on.

How can I make certain that my swimming pool is leaking? By Responding to the concerns below prior to calling me, Jason, at Baltimore Sewer your pool leak detection professionals. I will be better able to identify exactly what sort of leak you have and that will make the leak detection go faster and cheaper for you.

  • How long has the pool been leaking?
  • When did you first notice it?
  • What happened in/around your pool right before you noticed the leak?
  • How old is the pool?
  • What type of pool do you have?
  • Visually inspect the pool and equipment. Is anything dripping where’s not supposed to?
  • Have you double checked your backwash line? When the filter is in normal filter mode do you have any water leaking down the backwash hose as a result of an out of place gasket in the multiport?
  • Can you see any structural cracks or areas that look suspicions in the pool?
  • If you have a vinyl liner pool, what is the age of the liner, and do you notice any small holes, tears, or bubbling behind the liner?
  • Do you have a slide, water feature, waterfall, raised spa, or vanishing edge where water could be dropping of traveling over additional surfaces while it returns back into your pool?
  • Is your pool losing the same amount of water while the pump is running as it is when it is turned off?
  • Do you have a pool light? A leak in the light niche in older pools is sometimes common.

Based on this information, I should be able to give you an idea of what type of detection or repair will be required and schedule the job to be completed promptly.

Common service calls include pressure testing, or electronic leak detection. Once the leaks are found most simple repairs (such as one or two vinyl patches), can be made immediately.

Repairs to cracks, underground plumbing, or pool equipment will most likely need to be quoted and timing for a fix arranged.

Call Baltimore Sewer for a free quote today!