Leaks Down Under specialise in detecting and repairing leaks associated with pools and household water mains. With a combination of sonar equipment and CCTV cameras, our technicians are able to find exactly where your leak is and the cause, whether it is root intrusion, damaged pool equipment or another source. We are fully licensed plumbers so once we find the leak we are also able to repair it most of the time
Operating since 2006, we are a local company servicing the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and surrounding suburbs. We also service the Gold Coast. Our guarantee is that if we don't locate your leak, you will not be charged.
I received excellent, prompt and professional service from Chris, who went the extra mile, explained and provided great tips on pump and pool operation and maintenance. A really good guy to deal with. I would not hesitate to recommend his services.
CHERLIN, THE GAP
I highly recommend Chris who provided great service at a very reasonable price and shared a lot of useful pool info as well. Will definitely call again for any leak problem. Thanks Chris.
Prompt, efficient and suprising more than willing to offer details as to how i could fix it myself if i wished to go that way. After i fixed the initial problem i desided to upgrade my pool pump and clorinator and he helped me set it up on he weekend as part of the service. More than happy and i would recommend Chris to anyone.
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THE BUCKET TEST
The Bucket Test is a simple task you can undertake to determine whether your pool has a leak. You can run this prior to calling us out to save yourself time and money.
Ensure your pool water is at usual operating level and all pool equipment is turned off.
Fill a plastic bucket with your pool water, leaving approximately a 50mm gap at the top of the bucket.
Mark the internal of the bucket to show the water level.
Place the bucket on a pool step so that the pool water level is around ¾ of the way up the outside of the bucket. You may need to sit something between the step and the bucket to achieve the correct height.
Mark the pool water level outside of the bucket.
Ensure the pool is not used for 24 hours.
If it rains during this time, steps 1-7 will need to be repeated.
After 24 hours, mark the new water levels on the inside and outside of the bucket.
Measure the water loss on both the inside and outside of the bucket. If the water loss is greater on the outside of the bucket than inside, it is highly likely you have a pool leak. Contact us.
We service the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and surrounding suburbs. You can contact us directly on 1300 726 610 or alternatively leave a message in the enquiry box below. We aim to respond to any messages within 24 hours.