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Pool Leak Detection
and Repair

IMPORTANT: Due to staff shortages these services are no longer available for the season

We Can Help Detect and Repair Leaks

The water level in your pool may fluctuate somewhat, due to evaporation, splashing, and backwash wastewater. If you’re adding more than two inches of water every week to maintain your pool’s water level, there could be a leak in your pool.

If you suspect you have a leak, you need to act quickly before the situation gets worse. Early detection and repair is key to keeping costs to fix the leak as low as possible.

Pool Leak Detection

But before calling in the pool professionals, there are some things you can do to determine the severity and general location of the leak, or if the drop in water level is simply due to evaporation.

Our pool leak detection experts use a variety of tools and methods to locate the leak, including pressure testing, LeakTrac detectors, sonic equipment, geophones, and tiny cameras to scope the water lines. In most cases, we can determine the leak location within a few inches before any digging starts.

Our fees for detecting a pool leak are not based on time, but rather the equipment and expertise required. All prices below are the minimum charge and the time allocation per call for the pool leak detection service.

Before Calling

If the tests were inconclusive, or indicated a leak, the pool experts at Lakeshore Pools & Hot Tubs can help. We use state-of-the-art technology not only to pinpoint your leak, but also to repair it.

Pressure Test & Geophone

  • Isolate, cap and pressurize underground plumbing lines to determine if they are leaking via pressure loss
  • If a leaking pipe is found, we hone in on it’s precise location using specialized equipment to avoid unnecessary digging
  • In most cases, the repair is quoted and charged separately after the detection service is completed

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LeakTrac Detection

  • State of the art equipment is used to electronically pinpoint the location of liner leaks smaller than the human eye can detect
  • If a leak is found, we will apply a vinyl patch (patches are $25 each). Patches that cannot be reached from the pool deck require a Dive Call (charged separately) to properly apply the patch
  • Note: Not applicable for concrete pool leaks. Liners older than 8-10 years may not allow a patch to adhere. 

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Concrete Pool Leak Detection

  • Begins with a visual inspection to ensure we do not overlook potential underlying issues
  • Test skimmer, returns, lights, fittings and anything that is accessible from the pool deck
  • We conclude with a dive call to test the main drain, inspect pool surface for potential leaks and any areas that were not accessible in the first 2 tests
  • Does not include testing of the underground pipes (see Pressure Test + Geophones for that service)
  • Note: Not applicable for vinyl pool leaks

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Complete Leak Detection

If you are unsure where the leak in your pool is after following our homeowner leak assessment, we recommend booking our Complete Leak Detection which combines the appropriate 2 of 3 services:

  • If you have a vinyl liner pool – Pressure test + Geophone and Leaktrac
  • If you have a concrete pool – Pressure test + Geophone and Concrete Leak Detection

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Before and After complete leak detection by Lakeshore Pools and Hot Tubs

Note: Any additional time is billed at $150* per hour. Our leak detection services do not guarantee we will locate every single leak within the first visit. Some leaks are very small and larger leaks must be detected and repaired first. Any return visits for additional leak detection is charged by the hour.    

*Prices quoted are for work within our primary zone. Please check the zone map and call us for pricing if you are in the secondary zone. 

Pool Leak Repair

If there’s a leak, we’ll find it, and provide a written estimate to fix the leak as quickly as possible. We have 2 certified PADI scuba divers on staff, so you won’t need to drain your whole pool to do most repairs, saving you money to refill it. The cost for fixing the leak varies, depending on the specific needs to complete the work.

Pool Leak Detection and Repair in Port Credit and Mississauga

Since 2004, Lakeshore Pools & Hot Tubs has detected, located, and repaired pool leaks in Mississauga, Oakville, and the Western Greater Toronto Area. At the first sign of a leak, call us at (905) 891-8818. We’ll take care good care of your pool so you can get back to enjoying it.

Lakeshore Pools & Hot Tubs


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