Your pool is one of your favourite things about your home. You enjoy relaxing by the poolside on hot summer days, and you take good care of your pool to protect your investment. You practice preventative maintenance, clean the pool regularly and remove any insects or debris that fall in. You know your pool loses a bit of water every now and again, especially on hot days or when the kids splash too much. However, over time, you’ve noticed that you lose more and more water. You add much more than a few centimetres of water to your pool each week, and you start to wonder if you have a leak. Even if you have a leak, you don’t need to worry. Most pool owners deal with leaks at least once during their pool’s lifetime. Read on to learn more about how to detect, find and cope with leaks so you can get back to your poolside summer fun.
In a bathroom, kitchen or basement, a waterproof environment remains essential so you can avoid a variety of problems. Mould, flooding and water damage can become common problems for any homeowner, but the proper materials and sealants can help you avoid these issues. Many sealants exist, and they all have different uses. Here is a list of the more common sealants and their applications.
As a homeowner, you know that certain plumbing occurrences indicate a more serious situation. You respond quickly to a running toilet, leaking faucet or standing water. However, some of the worst leaks in a home don’t become visible until they break through a wall or ceiling and cause serious damage to furniture, flooring and family keepsakes. Because hidden leaks pose such a serious threat, many waterproofing experts offer leak detection services. These professionals pinpoint problem areas and respond proactively to protect your home and possessions. But how do you know when you need expert leak detection? In this blog, we’ll guide you through seven of the most common signs of a hidden leak in your home.