How Do You Fix A Pool Liner?
Problems with your pool liner are generally caused by a leak or a misaligned liner bead that, if left unattended, could cause considerable damage. Repairing a damaged liner is easy if you know how. Following are some simple steps most do-it-yourselfers can follow to fix a pool liner. Step 1 Determine the exact problem with your liner. It could have sprung a leak, the bead could be out of its track or the liner may need to be reset or replaced. Eliminate the possibility that the excess water may be caused by a drainage runoff or a spliced sprinkler line. Step 2 Look for the source of the leak and repair tiny holes with a vinyl liner patch kit. You’ll need a “wet” patch kit if the leak is located under the water. Step 3 Use a coin to Indicate any possible leak sites. Remember that you can substitute food coloring or an expired bottle of pH reagent for store-bought dye. Turn the pool filter off for 60 minutes and squirt dye next to your marker. If the dye is drawn to it, you have located