Do It Yourself Dye Test

Dye Test
If your pool has a crack that starts in the tile and runs down the wall you can test for a leak without having to call and/or pay a service company. Below is a quick video of a crack on the wall of a plaster pool, I tested this … Read More

This Spa Was Leaking a Little, In Many Places!

Leak Testing
I dye tested this in ground cement/plaster spa Christmas Eve, 2010. I was told it was losing water fast. It didn’t take me long to find out how and where it was leaking. The spa is just under two years old and I… Read More

Leak At The Main Drain Line

Dye Test
Here is a rather aggressive leak at the main drain. At first I didn’t notice any voids around the perimeter of the plumbing line and finish material, but I did see a bit of fine dust and algae, so I started the dye test. The dye doesn’t lie… Read More

Auto Fill / Auto Leveler Plumbing Leaks

One of the first things I do when I walk into a customer’s backyard is look for wet or damp soil, I even do this when I’m not working, old habits die hard some say. I also look for efflorescence on decking, pavers and the landscape… Read More

Dye Testing a Crack for Leaks

Dye Test
I was ask by the pool builder to dye test and repair this cracked pool. This pool had two structural crack that were leaking and two others that weren’t. Cracks in swimming pool aren’t particularly uncommon here in the Phoenix area… Read More