Swimming Pool Leaks
Swimming pool leaks are every pool owners’ nightmare! Maintaining a leaking pool can be very costy. Let’s crunch some numbers!
Calculating the daily water loss in a pool?
Sylvia and Joey own a 15 feet by 30 feet pool and an average pool depth of 5.5 feet. How much water does this swimming pool hold? If 1 inch of water is being lost every day, what’s the total estimated water loss in a 24 hour period?
A leak in a 30 x 15 feet pool, where the water loss is only 1 inch equals to a daily water loss of 280 gallons equivalent to…
Types of pool leaks and potential effects
There are two main causes for swimming pool leaks. On the one side, because of damaged pool equipment and on the other side, leaks in the pool shell. The first ones are easy to detect by performing a plumbing pressure test. The second ones are harder to find.
Pool leaks are an usual issue in fiberglass swimming pools, aka one-piece pools because during its manufacturing process air bubbles can remain between the coatings. On the other hand, not only do tiled ceramic pools require high maintenance but they are also keen to water leaks when the grout lines wash out and the tiles get detached. And last but not least, concrete pools may also have cracks due to ground or foundation movements or temperature drops.
Swimming pool leaks will not only make you lose money. There’s also an environmental impact and if you do not find a solution for this situation, the whole facility is at risk since it could seriously damage not only the pool itself but also the surrounding area.
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