Services of Rustic Pools
Vinyl Liner Leak Detection
Why would you want a leak detection done on your
If your inground vinyl liner
pool is losing water and you think there is a hole in the liner then
give Rustic Pools, Inc. a call. We have an advanced system
for finding holes in liners. This system is call a Electronic
Click on the picture on the right to see step by step pictures
of a leak detection.
How it works
The rod on the end of the telescopic
pole emits a small electric current into the water out of one end.
The electric current runs through the water until it finds a ground.
A hole in the liner acts like a ground. Electricity always runs
to the ground. The other end of the rod detects the hole
in the liner. When a hole is found the head set we wear gives
off a high pitched ring.
Things to Watch Out For
The only things that might
cause problems are all the screws and/or a ladder in the pool.
When the electricity is sent out of the rod it tries to find a ground.
The metal screws and the ladder both go to ground. The electricity
runs to the screws and ladder. We have ways for working around
ladders if they are in the pool. When the light is covered,
and ladder is removed, the electric current goes toward a potential
hole in the liner. The screws around the face plates and steps
do go to ground. The leak detector does ring by the face plates
and steps but if there is a hole by them the leak detector does ring
at a higher pitch so we can tell the difference.