First of all thanks in advance, love the site and advice and have been a longtime fan, and I wish I was first time posting on a happier occasion.
I live in AZ between Phoenix and Tucson. For those that weren't aware we recently experienced an earthquake further away...we didn't notice anything here in terms of shaking but apparently my pool did.
Today I just noticed a brand new crack on my lowest stair of my 10,000 gallon pebbletec play pool.
It is relatively a newer pool somewhere between 5-10 years, and closer to the 5 as the house is not even too old. The crack is about 12-15 inches long from what I can see. It is located on the top of the stair...the crack does not wrap around down the side of the stair nor does it extend to the edge of the stair on either side. I will try to attach a picture. I do not see any further damage anywhere else in the pool.
What should be my level of concern here? Is this a simple surface crack or something more troubling?
Can this be left alone or does it need repair? If so what are my options...I like to think myself pretty handy...can I patch this myself?
If this indeed needs repair what is my timeline? Can it wait until the end of the season, until the start of next season?
Any help is appreciated, thanks all!