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    Water Seepage Below Tiles

    Hi everyone,

    I recently found this site (already ordered and received the TF-100 testing kit), and I could use some help and advise.

    We've just had our pool redone with StoneScapes Mini Pebble. PB had to come back, drain the pool and do another acid wash as there was quite a bit of mottling on the bottom and sides. I noticed water spots under the (new) tiles. Is this something to be concerned about. They are coming to fill it tomorrow, for the second time, and I'd hate to have this be a major problem and not get it taken care of before filling.

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    Re: Water Seepage Below Tiles

    I doubt it is a really serious issue. But, is there any grout in that joint?
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    Re: Water Seepage Below Tiles

    I have to agree, it looks like there is no grout. Surely that is an optical illusion?
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    Re: Water Seepage Below Tiles

    The grout is there ... it is just wet and darker.

    Somehow there is water behind the tile (whether it got there from the pool or ground water) that is now seeping out. Ideally this would not happen, but I imagine it is fairly common.
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    Re: Water Seepage Below Tiles

    Thank you for the replies. Yes, there is grout between the tiles. It's a dark blue color so it doesn't show up that well in the photos. It appears to be drying out. PB still needs to repair a couple of spots around the drains before filling.
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    Re: Water Seepage Below Tiles

    Quote Originally Posted by Melt In The Sun View Post
    I doubt it is a really serious issue. But, is there any grout in that joint?
    I agree. From the shots above it looks less filled than the other joints.
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