Swimming pool leaks

Cause

Cracks in concrete pool/fibreglass-lined pools

Repair

  • stable cracks (those not increasing in size) may be fixed by injecting with epoxy resin, cementitious grout or a polyurethane or methacrylate flexible grout
  • active cracks should be formed into a movement joint; fill with epoxy or elastomeric sealant
  • check with pool manufacturer for suitable sealant 

Cause

Puncture or tear in vinyl pool lining

Repair

  • patch pool in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations