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I Think My Above Ground Pool Is Leaking

You think your pool is leaking? Oh boy. OK, first thing, do not attempt to look for a leak in an above ground swimming pool if you only think it has a leak. Instead, only attempt to find a leak in a pool when you know it has a leak. This simple rule will save you a lot of unnecessary irritation. As I write this blog post, there are many people (maybe thousands) who are looking for something that isn’t there. Trust me, it’s true. You may even be one of them. I’ve heard pool owners say things like, “My pool only leaks in the fall” and “My pool was leaking and then it stopped.” These types of statements usually tell me that it probably doesn’t have a leak and is instead losing water due to evaporation. (more…)

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Bubbles coming out of my pool return line

Why Do I Keep Getting Bubbles In My Jets?

Everybody loves a bubble bath, show me a person who doesn’t and I’ll show you a liar. Bubbles are fun but for pool owners bubbles represent a time for panic. For us, bubbles are no longer the sign of fun in the sun and frolicking, they are a harbinger of doom. Ok, that was a little excessive but you get the point. A stream of bubbles is a sign of the unwanted presence of air within our pool’s plumbing system. This air is likely the cause of a sucking air leak from a pump, union or diverter gasket. The leaks and the air pockets they form will lower water pressure and greatly decrease the capacity of our filter system. (more…)

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Fix your Pool Leak

Will Marlig Fix-a-Leak Work for Me?

Panic! at the Pool

Your pool is leaking more water than a screen door on a submarine but you have not the foggiest idea where it is going. Your first suspect evaporation rate, the next idea is a leaky pump and the third is a cracked pipe.  No matter the cause, the thing front of mind is how light will this make your wallet. If you own a pool long enough, this situation will likely pop up.  And as worrisome as a few hundred gallons of wandering water may be, there are simpler solutions than a costly plumber visit.  This is why we bring to you Marlig’s Fix-A-Leak, a one stop shop of pipe plugging power.  This blended concentrate of crack sealant, seeks out the faults in your system and stops them cold in their tracks. (more…)

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