Tag Archive: underwater

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

Bridge Scour Protection

  Bridge scour is the removal of sediment such as sand and rocks from around bridge abutments or piers. Scour is typically caused by swiftly moving water that scoops out scour holes which… Continue reading

Don’t close your pool to repair mosaic tiles!

Mosaic tiles are a common sight in many swimming pools and Commercial & Specialised Diving are frequently called out to repair and replace these delicate tiles. In your average public swimming pool, there… 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

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

Commercial and Specialised Diving are part of the jet set!

Weed and marine growth can rapidly form a layer of life over surfaces underwater, especially during the summer. In order for surfaces to be visually inspected this layer of growth needs to be… Continue reading

Welding Underwater – The Shocking Truth!

Did you know Commercial & Specialised Diving can arc weld underwater? Welding underwater needs specialist skills and equipment, all of which Commercial & Specialised Diving can provide. Arc welding underwater (also called stick… Continue reading

Children are pulling out your expansion joints!

Children are pulling out your expansion joints? ‘Where movement joints are provided in order to meet the requirements of BS 5385: Part 3 1989 (amended 1992), the compound used should be as hard… 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

HSE Guidance – Ladders

Steps and ladders are a common cause of accidents and injuries in swimming pools, however they do not need to be – Commercial & Specialised Diving offer a range of cost-effective H&S approved… Continue reading