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You notice that your pool is losing water. Now what?

There are 4 possible reasons why you are losing water:

pool losing water

  1. Your filter may be losing water through the backwash hose due to a warped gasket in your multi-port. Replace the gasket in your multi-port.
  2. The pipe for your main drain may have cracked. Jump into the pool and plug up the main drain.
  3. A suction or return pipe may be cracked. This is BAD! Read below and contact a professional to have the lines pressure tested.
  4. There may be a crack in the pool wall or a leak behind the light. This is BAD! Read below and  Read the rest of this entry »

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Swimming pool renovation

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is usually more involved and complex than building the same swimming pool from scratch.

A thorough knowledge of pool installation processes and proper understanding of filtration systems is necessary to even comprehend the scope of work required for a seemingly minor swimming pool revation project.

We have been involved in many pool renovation projects and these can be put into two categories:

  1. The more popular revation involves updated the look and feel of the pool, and is typical of with renovation of older properties that already have a pool installed. Things to bear in mind are the existing finishes, pipe routes for old pool plumbing and electrical installation both in and around pool.In a majority of cases, the filtration and heating system is as old as the pool itself and needs to be updated as well, considering that the design criteria for pools have changed a lot in the last 30 years. But in some cases where the filtration had undergone a midlife update, and has been done correctly, it can be left alone. This is usually a good opportunity to add modern technology components like automatic pool covers and Ozone / UV disinfection etc.
  2. The other type of revation is the addition of specific equipment or features to an existing running pool. This may be to upgrade the pool to bring it up to certain regulations, as is the case with several commercial complexes, or to generally improve the performance of an otherwise running system. Read the rest of this entry »