Pool Leak Detection

Fast Plumbing is the best pool leak detection specialist in the Austin area and its surrounding cities. You want a reliable swimming pool experts, you need fast, accurate results from a company who cares at a price that is affordable. If your pool is turning green and your water bill is high you most likely have a leak on your pool or spa.

Swimming Pool and Spa Leak Detection

Fast Plumbing uses the most advanced technology and methods to locate leaks in swimming pools, spas, and fountains in Austin, TX and surrounding cities. If a 1/4 inch of water is lost over evaporation, that means you have a leak. Chemical lost can also indicate that you could have a leak. When air is present in your lines or your suction system contains air it could lead to having a leak. We are committed to providing the highest level of customer satisfaction. Call today (512) 928-0378 for a free estimate.

How do I know if I have a Skimmer pool leak?

The first sign of a skimmer pool leak is air in your lines and a loss of vacuum. Some skimmers can be repaired with a hydrophobic grout, which can save you thousands of dollars on concrete removal and skimmer replacement. Here at Fast Plumbing, we offer the best methods of testing for the skimmer pool leak.

Spa Leak Detection

Fast Plumbing has professional technicians standing by to work on your spa. One of the common signs of leaks in a spa are lack pressure in jets, water levels drops to jets and stops, and your spa falls out level.

Fountain Leak Detection

The first step fountain leak detection is to pressure test above and below ground plumbing. The pressure test will let you know if you have leaks in any of the pipes. If your plumbing passes a pressure test, the next step will be a hydrostatic test on the fountain.

What are the signs of a leak in a swimming pool?

  • Your pool, fountain, or spas loses more than 1/4 an inch of water a day
  • The bucket test indicates there is a leak
  • Saturated soil or grass around the pool, fountain, or spa
  • There are cracks inside your pool, fountain, or spa
  • You notice your water bill is getting higher
  • Your pool deck is sinking or cracking
  • Chemical loss/ Excessive salt

Bucket Test For Pool Spa & Fountain

To perform the bucket test for pool spa & fountain, fill a 5-gallon bucket within about 6 inches from the top. Put the bucket on the first step in the pool. Mark the bucket water level on the inside of the bucket and the pool water level on the outside of the bucket. Resume normal operation of the pump. After 24 hours, compare the two levels. If the pool water (outside mark) goes down more than 1/4″ than the inside water level, most likely you have a leak. You are in need of a pool leak detection expert, call fast plumbing today and get a free estimate. (512) 928-0378.