Tag Archive: repair

Tanks – Inspection, Repair & Maintenance – Our Speciality!

Tanks come in an amazing range of shapes and sizes and have innumerable uses. They may also be above or below ground, free-standing or ‘built-in’.  But there is one thing they all have… Continue reading

Drain down disasters and how to fix them

What do you do if tiles start to pop off when the pool is refilled? Drain it again? No, contact Commercial & Specialised Diving immediately! When pools are re-filled, this often leads to… Continue reading

What makes a confined space dangerous?

Confined spaces are dangerous places and strict special Health & Safety Codes of Practice are required in order to enter them. Entering a confined space needs careful planning as they can be a… Continue reading

Anchors away!

Lane swimming is a popular pass time for all levels of swimmer.  Some use it for gentle exercise while others train for competitive sports.  In many pools lane swimming can be occurring at… Continue reading

Health and Safety Topic – Drainage Gullies

‘ Floor gullies, gutters and valleys should not constitute a tripping hazard, and the drainage outlet should have no sharp edges. They should also be easy to maintain and clean.’ Extract from Managing… Continue reading

Are your swimming pool tiles ready to pop?

Swimming pool tiles do not always remain stuck to the screed or swimming pool tank. They can become de-bonded for any number of reasons. Once one tile is affected, the adjacent tiles will… Continue reading

Spas – It is the little things that matter

Spas are a fantastic place to relax and are an indulgent treat for those of us who like to be pampered. Spa services and surroundings are often luxurious and clients demand the best… Continue reading

STOP! Do not drain your pool!

When things go wrong in your swimming pool it can seem like emptying it is the logical thing to do in order to conduct repairs. However this is exactly the wrong thing to… Continue reading

Technology Spot – Cofferdams

Cofferdams are temporary structures designed to allow the enclosed area to be pumped dry.  They are often used around bridge piers and other support structures built in water. Cofferdams can be built in… Continue reading

How to avoid cracked tiles – Is it your construction joints?

When a swimming pool is constructed the concrete is poured into sections to allow for expansion and contraction of each section.  These joints must follow all the way through to the tiled surface… Continue reading