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Common Pool Plumbing Repairs

A pool relies on proper water circulation to keep the pool clean and at a proper temperature if you happen to have a pool heater. When proper water circulation is not present, the pool will likely develop a few issues connected with damaged plumbing systems. Fortunately, if you have an issue with your pool plumbing that needs to be fixed, the experts at Pool Problems? can handle virtually any issue, big or small. Below you'll find some examples of plumbing issues our experts have encountered in the past, and how we go about solving the problem.
Pool return jets should only pump water back into a pool. If you start to notice air bubbles coming from the jets on a regular basis, you might have a broken seal in the pool plumbing. This is also a sign of a clog in your skimmer intake system that will need to be located and cleared. Before you call in an expert, however, you should check to make sure all caps and connections around your pump, particularly the clear lid on top of your pum…

Patching Pebble and White Plaster Surfaces

The appearance of your pool's interior surfaces can have a major impact on the overall appearance of your outdoor pool area. There are many types of pool interiors to choose from, but the more popular surfaces happen to be either white plaster or an aggregate pebble surface. These are some of the more popular options because of their proven durability and pleasing appearance. While these surfaces are meant to last for a number of years, there are some instances where your white plaster or pebble pool surface may require a patch to keep it intact and looking its best. At Pool Problems? We offer a quality white plaster and pebble patching service that can help keep your pool interior looking its best at all times.
White Plaster Patching Traditional white plaster is made by mixing white cement with crushed white marble to give your pool surfaces a bright white finish that is extremely durable and highly reflective of sunlight. This makes any pool look bright, clean and inviting. In mo…

Upgrade Your Concrete Pool Deck with Kool Decks

There are many materials that can be used to make a quality pool deck, but one of the most common materials found around backyard pools is concrete. Any swimming enthusiast will tell you that having a pool deck that is comfortable to walk on with bare feet is about as important as having a clean swimming pool. There are many benefits that come with using concrete to build your pool deck. It is highly resistant to sun damage and will remain in place for a number of years. However, like most construction materials, concrete won't last forever. Eventually, cracks will form and the overall integrity of the concrete surface will wear down. This deterioration is often caused by salt and chemicals in your pool water that splash on the pool deck. While simply sealing cracks and resurfacing with more concrete is an option when your pool deck needs repairs, it is not the best option. If you're looking to improve the look and the feel of your pool deck, you might want to consider install…

Encountering Electrical Issues with Pool Equipment

For a pool of any size to function properly, it requires a number of components working together to keep water clean and at the proper temperature. If you encounter a problem with your pool equipment such as the filter, heater or pump, you may be surprised to learn the problem has to do with the electrical connections. There are plenty of examples of pool components that require safe, working electrical connections to function. Since water is a conductor of electrical currents, and there is likely plenty of water in the area around your pool equipment, it is best to leave pool electrical repairs to the experienced professionals. There are some precautions you may want to take when you encounter electrical issues with your pool equipment that will help keep you safe from a harmful electric shock that can occur. Check out the following tips listed below to learn more.
Unresponsive Automation Electronics Automated machines can monitor and control the amount of chemicals added at any give…

Making the Switch to a Salt Water Pool Filter

After being on the market for a few decades, it is becoming clear that salt water filtered pools are much more preferable to traditional chlorine filters. Although they are known as saltwater filters, they are actually just a different type of chlorine filter. Rather than directly placing chlorine chemicals into the pool, however, a saltwater filter chemically converts salt into chlorine to keep the water clean. By converting salt, the filter is able to keep the pool clean without overcompensating on chlorine levels. What pool owners are left with is clean water that is less irritating on the eyes and skin, providing a more enjoyable swim. Pool owners may have started to hear more and more about the benefits of a salt water pool filter system over the years. This probably has them asking themselves whether it is worth it to make the switch from a traditional chlorine filter to a new saltwater filter. To help you learn more about the salt water filter before you decide whether or not …

Common Causes of Pool and Spa Leaks

A well-maintained pool or spa always adds to the aesthetic appeal of your property and can be quite enjoyable for yourself and anyone else you happen to invite over. There are some cases where a pool and spa can become troublesome, however, especially if they haven't been well maintained for an extended period. One major issue facing pool and spa owners is the possibility of water leakage. If a leak forms at any time and it is not found and repaired quickly, it can lead to a lot of other potentially expensive and dangerous problems in the future. At Pool Problems? we specialize in providing fast and reliable pool and spa leak detection and repairs. The trick is determining whether or not your pool or spa is in fact leaking.
Damaged Pool and Spa Deck Edge One common sign of water leaks can be found in cracks on or around the edge of a pool deck and siding. There are many materials used to build pool and spa decks, all of which eventually deteriorate due to exposure to water, sunlig…

Benefits of a Pool Deck Drain

Without proper pool deck drainage, you can often run into issues with standing water that remains on your pool deck after being splashed out of the pool. When water accumulates on the pool deck, problems can quickly start to follow if it is allowed to pool and seep into the cracks and spaces of your deck. Issues like pool deck stains, deterioration and even leaky basements are all connected to improper pool deck drainage. The best way to prevent these problems from turning into major issues, or from occurring in the first place is to arrange for pool deck drainage installation.
Strip Drain Installation You can install a strip drain that is basically a narrow trough dug around your pool deck and covered with a grate that blends in with the pool deck design scheme. This trough funnels any pool or rainwater underground and away from your pool. These drains have the benefit of being able to divert large amounts of water away from a pool deck at one time. They are ideal for high traffic, r…