Slab and Leak Repair
When you have a leaking pipe under your home it can cause a lot of damage if not cared for immediately. Normally a leak under your home is caused by a leaking water line or sewage line. We can go to your home, locate the reason behind your leak, and do the repair promptly.
You can discover whether you have a slab leak by finding the existence of moist spots on the floor. The second giveaway that you’ve got a slab leak is if you hear water flowing under your feet. Sewer lines could be a lot more difficult to notice.
Most sewer line leaks go undetected until there are apparent signs of groundwork damage. Normally when sewer lines leak for a while the slab itself will swell up. As a property owner you must keep on the search for any kind of dome or raised section on the floor of your house.
Other typical signs that you have a slab leak:
• When your water bill raises every month for no clear cause
• You can plainly observe cracks in your foundation
• Grass around your foundation develops inconsistently when compared with grass elsewhere in your yard
• You have warm places in your floor (normally from a leaky hot water line)
• In case you have wooden floors you might even see darkening in the wood
• You can smell a foul odor from the ground or the walls. This is usually coming from a drip in the sewer line.
Even the tiniest of leaks in your house can be quite catastrophic for your house.
Call and Let Us Repair Your Slab Leak
We have been finding slab leaks and repairing them since 1985. We have past experiences and knowledge to identify any slab leak. There are lots of techniques that we use for finding slab leaks: 1) we make use of specific listening equipment to detect the sound of dripping water 2) we have electronic tools that can help us detect the existence of water underground.
As soon as we locate the source of a leak, we access it. If the leak is underneath concrete we will, typically, break up the surrounding concrete until we reveal the dirt and the pipe beneath it. As soon as the line is located we cut off the damaged part (after turning off water to your home if it’s a water line) and replace it with a brand new piece that can last for many years.
Repairing a sewer line must be a task handles by specialists because of the likelihood of triggering further destruction and also the health risk of exposure to human waste.
If you see any wet places on your floor or elevated dome-like portions on your floor, you could have a slab leak. You must call us right away to have one of our professionals appear there to correct your problem instantly before it worsens. You may be assured that you will get top quality service backed by many years of experience in operating in the business.
If you wish to avoid any slab leaks from taking place, you may contact us and we could send out a licensed plumber to do a total “tune-up” of your home to be certain that all your plumbing is working well. Among the details we examine are: being sure that your drains move freely, no leakages beneath your slab, and water strain at your residence.
Give our San Antonio Plumber a call now to discover what we could do on your behalf!