Hairline crack in plaster

coachhim

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Discovered a 2-3 foot long hairline crack in the pool plaster? Any suggestions on repairing? I'm not losing water from what i can tell.
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We've had a few cracks in our plaster over the years. One in 2013 leaked water. Our PB fixed all of them with 2 part putty. He mixed white and black together to sorta match the plaster color and stuffed it into the crack with his fingers. He cleaned out the cracks a bit with a flathead screwdriver first. All of the repairs have held up fine. No leaks since 2013.
 

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No, that work was done with the pool full. The putty cures underwater. Actually, thanks to TFPC my pool has never been drained since day one in 2012.
 

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No worries, lol. It's a 2 part epoxy that I think is just called pool putty, it comes in black and white. I think that Inyo Pools sells it.
 

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Oh yeah. Definite candidate for a structural crack repair. We would use a torque lock staple kit to fix the issue then try to color match the plaster as best as possible.

Expensive, but easy.
 

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