If you think you have a leak under the concrete slab of your home, you’re likely anxious to get it repaired before your home suffers any structural damage.
But before you look into getting your concrete slab leak repaired, you should probably verify that you actually have one, right?
To help you do that, we’ll discuss:
Already know you have a leak and need it repaired ASAP? Just contact us and we’ll send over a plumber who’s experienced in detecting and repairing concrete slab leaks.
Signs that you might have a leak under the concrete slab of your home include:
See the signs of a concrete slab? Then let’s move on to how you can try to determine where the leak is in your home’s plumbing.
Confirm your home has a leak by following these steps:
If you meter looks like this, check the numbers at the bottom after 30 minutes. If the numbers have gone up, you have a leak. The faster the numbers go up, the larger the leak.
If your meter looks like this, check to see if the red triangle is moving. If it is, you have a leak.
Unfortunately, unless you have thousands of dollars worth of high-tech professional equipment, it can be nearly impossible to locate a concrete slab leak on your own.
A quality plumbing company will have advanced equipment such as electronic leak detection equipment or video inspection equipment so that they can locate the leak fast. From there, they can recommend the least invasive ways to repair the leak. Sometimes, though, an extensive leak requires repiping of the entire house.
If you think you have a concrete slab leak and need professional repair, we’re here to help.
Just contact us and we’ll send out a plumber right away to locate and repair the leak.
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