Pool Leak Detection: Why Prefer Professionals Over DIY

Pool Leak Detection: Why Prefer Professionals Over DIY

Pool leaks are notoriously hard to find and can significantly damage your property. This is why it is vital to hire the right professionals to detect and plug them. We help you find pool leaks and get rid of them!

A pool leak can cause damage to your pool structure as well as the surrounding property. If you suspect there’s a leak, you need to have it located and repaired as soon as possible by hiring professional pool services. This is because if left unattended, a pool leak can grow only worse over time.

Why DIY Is A Bad Idea

You may be tempted to take a do-it-yourself approach to leak detection. However, detecting a leak in the pool bed or walls is hard, which is why you need to hire pool leak detection services. Even with the most cutting-edge equipment, pool leak detection companies often struggle with detecting a leak for sure. So you must hire not just any pool leak detection professionals, but the right kind of pros to do the job.

A Look at Our Pool Leak Detection Process

A number of methods are typically used for finding a leak in a pool. Our professional approach to leak detection includes these steps:

Dye Testing: In the dye test, we add dye to static water and then check for leaks around wall fittings, drains, light skimmers, and any cracks or holes. 

Pressure Testing: In pressure testing, we build up an air pressure through the return and suction lines of the pool. Once the air pressure is built, in 15 to 30 minutes it will be possible to tell if the pressure is lost due to any leaks. Pressure loss indicates leaks.

Given our meticulous inground pool leak detection process, we are able to identify and locate even the most hard-to-find pool leaks. Once the leak is identified, pool repair service is performed. Call us today on 303-842-5278 to hire our services or consult our experts. Our services are available in the following areas:

  • Denver
  • Castle Rock
  • Evergreen
  • Brighton
  • Ft. Collins
  • Longmont
  • Englewood

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FAQs About Pool Leak Detection

Can I detect a pool leak on my own?

You can, but it is very hard. In fact, most homeowners are unable to find the leak even after spending a lot of time investigating it. This is because pool leaks, by their very nature, are quite hard to locate. This is why a professional pool leak detection over DIY is advised.

How long does it take to detect pool leaks?

Pool leaks can take anywhere between a few hours and a few days to detect. This is because each leak is different – some are easily identified, others are incredibly stubborn and can take some time.

How much do pool leak detection services cost?

Again, there’s no definite answer here. Mostly, leak detection involves labor-related costs. So the harder a leak is to find, the higher will be the labor costs.

Can I use a bucket test for leak detection?

A bucket test only tells you that there’s a leak, and the water loss is not due to evaporation. So it is not a test to locate a leak, only to confirm that your pool has one.

What is pressure testing?

Pressure testing is a method used for pool leak detection. It involves building air pressure through pool lines and then detecting the leak.

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