Langley Leak Detection

More than just losing a bit of water, swimming pool leaks can have a major negative impact on your household or commercial space. When water leaks out of a swimming pool, it has to go somewhere. This can mean everything from flooded structures, drowned lawns and even cracked structures. Instead of waiting for the worst-case scenario, call a Puddle Pro at the first sign of water loss. Professional Langley leak detection determines whether water leaks are structural or in plumbing lines and helps to isolate problem areas.

Part of what makes leak detection in pools so complicated is that there are so many moving parts, each of which are vulnerable to leaks. Even if you suspect a leak, there isn’t much that you can do about it unless you know where the issue is. Puddle technicians come equipped with a variety of testing options to isolate the leak so it can be properly repaired in a timely manner.

Pool Leak Detection: What to Watch Out For

Pool leaks will often start subtly and get worse over time. The exception to this is obviously in the case of physical damage, which can be caused by a storm, bad weather or a construction accident. Physical damage can also be the result of a piece of sharp debris that has found its way into a pool and ripped a hole in the pool liner.

It can be difficult to diagnose whether or not you have a leak without the appropriate technical knowledge. The most common way for pool owners to diagnose a leak is with the bucket test, which is not an exact science. This test consists of filling a bucket with pool water and setting it next to the swimming pool. The evaporation rate in the bucket and the pool should be the same. By measuring the water level in a pool and bucket, it is easy to see which one is losing water faster. If the pool loses significantly more water than the bucket, you are dealing with a leak.

The other significant sign that you are dealing with a pool leak is pooling around yards. If there are puddles or water around your swim space, it is a sign that there is an underground leak nearby. Once you have determined that you are dealing with significant water loss, it is time to locate the leak! Swimming pool leak detection is not a one-size-fits-all approach but requires technical knowledge and skill to identify not only that you are dealing with a leak but isolate where the leak is located.

Before any type of leak repair is carried out, you will need to figure out where the leak is coming from. Leaks in water lines will require a different approach than those in structures and pool equipment. Pressure testing is the best option for addressing internal leaks, while a dye test is best used when addressing structural issues.

Pressure testing uses consistent high pressure air flow through lines to track potential leaks. If there is a leak in the system, air bubbles will form or, in the case of saturated soil, will produce a gurgling sound. Listening tools are able to track down the thinest sound, making it possible to track even pinhole leaks. During a dye test, coloured dyes are strategically placed while pool pumps are off. Because dyes are heavier than water, they will be sucked up into vacuums created by leaks where they can be followed visually.

Puddle Pools: Leak Detection Services You Can Count On

Timely detection and repair are part of necessary pool maintenance and without them, pool owners can expect disaster. The longer that a leak is allowed to persist, the worse the outcome will be. In addition to reduced pool water levels, underground leaks can displace soil putting added weight on sensitive areas, as well as wear and tear on internal water systems. This can lead to the need for costly repairs and replacements. Your swimming pool often can’t go from diagnoses to repair in 24 hours and with every day that goes by you are losing more and more water, so quick action is key to avoiding disaster.

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Our Client Testimonials

Rated 5/5 based on 35 customer reviews

Jose Morrell
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5 out of 5

Great guys sent over today for our pool closing. Took them a couple hours, it was pouring rain and they were still smiling. Nice little company to deal with.

Nicole Allen
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5 out of 5

We have puddle look after our rental properties throughout the city. Always happy with the service. Was more than happy to leave a good review for their team.

Stephen Lange
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5 out of 5

Fantastic work by Mike! Saved us $550 for a leak that was just a small hose that he repaired for $100. Other company was sure the liner was leaking and wanted to run tests, Mike was very honest.

John Dyson
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5 out of 5

Jason and Kain service our hot tub and pool, great guys, always happy to have them around. They keep the water clean. Would recommend them 100%

Colin Rich
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5 out of 5

Bought this house with a pool that was green. After 3 days it looked new. Very impressed with the two technician girls that did the job. Really knowledgeable.

John Dyson
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5 out of 5

Jason and Kain service our hot tub and pool, great guys, always happy to have them around. They keep the water clean. Would recommend them 100%

David Colley
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5 out of 5

Happy with Puddle, our pool and water fountain are always clean. Love the reports by email so I don’t worry about communicating.

Larbi Al bsir
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5 out of 5

Two thumbs up for Mike and Amir. Very knowledgeable and quite funny. They cleared up our pool in a couple days and were quite enjoyable to talk to.

Albert Crosby
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5 out of 5

Thank you to Jason for his hard work this month. He was persistent in helping us get this pool back to normal despite the system the old owners put in. Pat on the back.

John Stones
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5 out of 5

Quick response time, called yesterday am and a guy came today, fixed our leak and done. Quick service. No issues.

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