In ground concrete pool cracked

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In ground concrete pool cracked

Postby j.raynor84 » Mon 30 Apr, 2018 07:25

Good morning.

First time poster. I hope you all can help.

I am a Pool service business owner in Argentina. I have a large leak that I detected in a in ground concrete pool. The leak is located in a corner between two tiles. All the repair solution that builders and supplier are suggesting is that a use a silicon sealant and I would like to solve the problem permanently. As well it seems that maybe the walls are separating an amount that I would estimate of about 2 or 3 mm.

My question is what would be the best solution to fix the leak? Would it make sense to use some angular rebar reinforcements on the pool surface?

Thank you in advance.

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Re: In ground concrete pool cracked

Postby Teapot » Tue 01 May, 2018 15:38

Remove the tiles, cut in the trenches to inbed stainless steel rebars and fill with bentonite (waterplug mortar) NOT silicone.

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