It's very common to get a leak in your inground swimming pool. If you're lucky enough to find the leak, you can easily repair it on your own. In some instances, it's necessary to call a professional diver in to locate leaks.
Repair a Leak in a Concrete Inground Pool
Drain the water in the pool below the crack or leak so that you have easy access and can make repairs.
Remove any loose substrate, scrape clean and dry the area.
Prime the damaged area with one coat of PermaFlex. This first coat penetrates into the concrete surface and helps the patch adhere permanently.
Mix liquid rubber base and thickening activator together to create a thick mixture.
Use your mixture to patch and profile cracks, seams and rough areas.
Brush, roll or spray on an additional two to three coats of PermaFlex to seal the patch.
Apply a two-part swimming pool epoxy.
Repair a Leak in a Vinyl Lined Pool
Locate the tear in the vinyl. Check with your local pool supply company for a recommendation of a pool diver who can help locate the leak, if the tear isn't obvious.
Purchase a vinyl repair kit at a local hardware store or nearby pool company.
Use the adhesive glue to adhere the vinyl patch to the liner. Follow the exact directions on the repair kit.