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Slab leaks in Escondido can cause major long term damage to your home.
When it comes to Slab leak detection in Escondido, 247 LeakMasters a local and family owned business is your go to solution.
247 LeakMasters expert plumbers use the very latest in leak detection technology to diagnose the source of a leak so we can fix the problem and repair all of your flood or water damage.
Our expertise allows for us to repair your leak with the minimal amount of damage.
No need to call out a separate repairman, our plumbers are licensed contractors and can perform repairs in the same call! Working with the insurance company can be a pain! Don’t worry, we will work directly with your insurance company and adjuster.
We do not charge for call outs. Call us today to find out how your detection could be FREE! We can be with you in less than 60 minutes! In addition to fixing your slab leak we provide full service water damage restoration for Escondido homes. If you think you may have a slab leak, don’t delay, call us today!
Most Escondido homes have copper piping under a concrete slab type foundation. Copper pipes are know to be susceptible to developing cracks and holes as time goes on. The water coming from under the foundation is referred to as a slab leak. It takes time for the water to become visible since the source generally is not visible. Slab leaks can cause substantial damage. It is important to act quickly to minimize exposure to your home.
If you can see the pipe, even a small leak is easy to trace. Slab leaks occur in the pipes buried deep in the concrete foundation of your home meaning that is not always visible.
Although it may not be possible to see the slab leak you can use the following techniques to diagnose an unseen leak:
While copper pipe is regarded as a reliable and long-lasting plumbing material, it can still fail. Some of the most common causes include:
Whatever the reason for the slab leak, it is important that the problem is found and repaired by a qualified plumber. This will prevent further, more expensive issues.
Generally it is pretty easy to use the hot water line to find the general area of a slab leak. Hot spots on the floor let us know where to use our electronic leak detector and zero in on the exact location of the problem. It is difficult to pinpoint the exact location of cold water-line leaks. An electronic water leak detection device must be used to ‘listen’ to the length of buried pipe. Identifying the location of the leak in the slab is possible with our specialized device. Finding the location of the issue is done in a non destructive way because we use the latest electronic leak detection equipment. Time and costs are reduced because we identify exactly where the repairs need to be done.
It is important to use electronic equipment to locate the exact source of your slab leak. Water flow and hole size cause a sound to be emitted with a unique frequency by the leak. Our detector locks on to the sound and pinpoints where the issue is. Because the sound travels through the slab, it is not necessary to dig up the floor to search for the problem. Non-destructive and non-invasive techniques are our specialty.
Once you know you have a slab leak, you have choices for repair. If the pipes are easily accessible we can make a direct repair, but this is rarely the case with slab leaks. We do not usually recommend digging up the floor to repair the leak as this can move the pipe and cause more problems in the future. Instead, a new pipe can be routed through the framework of the house isolating the area with leak.
Many skills are required to successfully find and repair a slab leak; detection, re-piping and water damage restoration. All or our plumbers are also licensed and insured contractors who can take on the task. Our friendly technicians are experts at dealing directly with your homeowners insurance to give you peace of mind.
Delays in diagnosing a slab leak can cause more damage drive up repair costs. We can have a plumbing technician from 247 LeakMasters at your Escondido property in 60 minutes or less, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more than 20 years we have provided local family owned service for slab leak repairs. Call now 60 minute service!