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Slab Leak Detection

Slab Leak Detection

In case you have a leaking pipe beneath your home it can cause lots of destruction if not cared for right away. Usually a leak under your home is caused by a leaking water line or sewage line. Qik Plumbing can go to your property, discover the cause of your leak, and do the repair instantly.

You can find out whether you have got a slab leak by detecting the existence of moist spots on your floor. The next giveaway that you’ve got a slab leak is if you hear water running through your feet. Sewer lines can be more difficult to detect. Most sewer line leaks go undetected until there are noticeable signs of groundwork damage. Generally when sewer lines leak for a while the slab itself will begin swell up. As a home owner you should keep on the lookout for any kind of dome or raised section on the floor of your home.

Other common freebies that you may have a slab leak:

• If your water bill raises every month for no clear reason
• You can clearly discover cracks in your foundation
• Grass around your foundation develops unevenly when compared with grass elsewhere on your property
• You have got warm places in your floor (generally from a dripping hot water line)
• If you have wooden floors you might even see darkening in the wood
• You are able to notice a foul odor coming from the ground or the walls. This is normally coming from a leak in the sewer line.

Even the tiniest of leaks in your house can be extremely devastating for the home.

Qik Plumbing has been discovering slab leaks and correcting them since 1985. We’ve got the past experiences and knowledge to identify any slab leak. There are many techniques that we utilize for detecting slab leaks: 1) we utilize specialized listening units to discover the sound of dripping water 2) we have electronic tools that can help us discover the existence of water underground.

Once we find the source of a leak, we gain access to it. If the leak is underneath concrete we will, typically, break up the surrounding concrete until we reveal the dirt and the pipe underneath it. When the line is located we cut off the damaged section (after turning off water to your home if it’s a water line) and replace it with a new piece that can last longer.

Fixing a sewer line should be a job manages by specialists because of the risk of causing further harm along with the health risk of exposure to human waste.

If you notice any wet places on your floor or increased dome-like portions in your floor, you could have a slab leak. You must get in touch with Qik Plumbing instantly to have one of our technicians appear there to correct your condition instantly before it gets worse. You can be assured that you may get quality service backed by years of experience in operating in the business, and in the community.

If you wish to prevent any slab leaks from happening, you can get in touch with Qik Plumbing and we could send out a license plumber to do a total “tune-up” of your house to make sure that your plumbing is functioning well. Among the stuff we check out are: being sure that your drains move without restraint, no leakages beneath your slab, and water tension in your home.

Give us a call today TOLL FREE  (888) 390-7566 or complete our online contact form to see what we can do on your behalf!

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