The most important thing you need to know about slab leaks, is if you suspect one, make sure you have it repaired! Typically, slab leaks occur in the hot water line of a home or business. Usually due to corrosion, high water pressure, poor installation, or construction work in the area.
Since slab leaks occur under concrete and dirt, they usually need complex water leak detection equipment and experienced technicians to detect the exact location of the leak. Needless hit and miss digging into your floor trying to find the leak will end up costing more and make a big mess!
It is vital any type of water leak repaired as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the more it will cost to repair. A slab leak doesn’t take long to cause structural damages, mold and mildew.
How Will You Know If You Have a Slab Leak?
Warm Areas on the Floor
Since it is the hot water that is most often affected, you will notice warm spots on the floor. Moist or wet areas on the floor, as well as a musty odor.
Raised Dome in the Flooring
Leak that have been happening for a while or severe, may cause a raised dome in the flooring or warping.
Increase in the Water Bill
A higher than normal water bill, lower than usual water pressure, the sound of running water when the water is turned off.
Leak Doctor has state of the art technology including Thermography, Ultrasound, Endoscopic Video and expert technicians required to accurately locate your slab leak, which means you leak is repaired without any unnecessary property damage and minimal disruption to your home or business.
The Leak Doctor can locate your slab leak, leaks under pavement and deep underground, with minimal disruption to you or your property. Since 1993 we have established a gold standard in leak detection and water management for both residential and commercial properties.
We work with your insurance company and make sure the job is done right!
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