At Dolphin Pools & Spa, we’re proud to offer not only quality swimming pool design and installation, but also swimming pool repair for those with pools that have developed issues. We assist homeowners with numerous potential swimming pool concerns, and probably the single most common such concern is the presence of cracks forming somewhere on the pool’s concrete.
Not all concrete cracks in a swimming pool are create equal or mean the same things, and it’s important to understand the differences. Here are some basics on telling them apart, noting their signs, and understanding when repair is needed, plus some of the options available for swimming pool crack repair if it’s necessary for your pool.
For starters, it’s important to understand that there are two broad types of cracks that may take place in your swimming pool:
Structural leaks are of far greater concern when it comes to water usage and long-term pool lifespan, and they’re what we’ll address for the remainder of this blog.
There are several potential causes of structural cracks in a pool’s concrete:
Here are some of the signs that a crack in your pool is structural, and not just a surface crack:
If you notice a significant structural crack in your pool, repair is vital for everything from water conservation to long-term lifespan. We may take one of several approaches to repairing it, from an injection to applying hydraulic cement over the crack.
For more on identifying and remedying cracks in your pool’s concrete, or to learn about any of our new swimming pool or hot tub options, speak to the staff at Dolphin Pools & Spa today.