Liner Leak Detection
You suspect your pool is losing water through the liner
Typical water loss from a pool is approximately 1/4 inch per day. You shouldn't be adding more than two inches of water per week.
Here's a few things you can do yourself before calling PoolBoy.
- Ensure water level is half way to two thirds up the skimmer mouth
- Inspect the equipment pad for moisture
- Inspect the pump for air bubbles
- Inspect the pool for dirt or debris in front of the return lines
- Look for floating or tears in the liner
- Do a bucket test(see below)
If you're certain you have a leak and are unable to locate or repair yourself, give us a call and we will schedule you an appointment to have your pool professionally repaired.
Using state of the art electronic locating equipment, our poolboy's are able to accurately pinpoint leaks in your vinyl lined swimming pool without even going in the water. If leaks are found, we will advise you on the best course of action to get your pool back up and running, leak free, and complete any necessary work for the best possible price.
In ground pool electronic leak detection - 280.00
Above ground pool electronic leak detection - 250.00
Leak repairs from - 100.00
All work Includes a 30 day warranty on repaired area(s) from leaking. Pricing based on pools up to 30,000 gallons
Additional services may be required. Detecting leaks in plumbing and pressure testing is a separate service. If plumbing is suspected to be leaking visit pressure testing page for more info.
- Fill your pool to the proper level
- Get a 5 gallon bucket and fill it with pool water
- Put the bucket in the pool on the first or second step. The water in the bucket should be higher than the pool water level
- Mark the two water levels, inside the bucket and then outside at the pool level with electrical tape
- Turn off any auto fillers
- Leave the bucket for 24 hours then compare the two levels. They should both drop the same amount
- if rain falls, repeat test on a dry day