Water leak Detection Services & Slab Leak Repair
Slab leak detection and repair requires an experienced plumbing expert and a careful, thorough process using modern tools like specialized leak detection equipment. Slab leak detection services are conducted by J&T Plumbing Pro's expert technicians, who will find and repair slab leaks with minimal destruction to your property.
A slab leak happens when the pipes in the water and sewer lines beneath your home break, crack or burst. The leak is not actually in the slab, but in the pipes beneath it. Because it is underground, the source of a slab leak is not visible to the naked eye. Rather, there are several common signs that suggest you have a slab leak in your home:
- The sound of running water when all water is turned off
- A spinning water meter, even though no water is running inside or outside your home
- Cracks in your walls or flooring
- Mildew or noticeable moisture under carpets or flooring
- The smell of sewage could indicate a break in the sewer or a drain line
- A recent bug problem due to added ground moisture
- Higher-than-average water bills
WHOLE HOUSE REPIPING
Leaks Letting You Down… Need Copper & PEX Piping?
Even a little leak isn’t good when it comes to your pipes! Not only does it cost money and aggravation, it can also lead to bigger leaks! Have you noticed your water bills getting ever so slightly higher each month? Has your water pressure been “off” lately, so much so that it takes twice the time to rinse the shampoo out of your hair? Or worse yet, do you get scalded in the shower when someone else flushes a toilet? Chances are you have a leak somewhere, hidden out of sight.
Most homes in our Inland Empire service area were built using copper piping. Copper is a very durable product and is a great improvement over homes built prior to 1970 using galvanized iron. The good news is that most repairs to copper piping are fairly easy and in most cases will not require a complete pipe replacement.
The better news is that today you have a choice in pipe alternatives. PEX piping (or crosslined polyethylene) was approved for use in the U.S. in 1980 and has several advantages over metal pipe (including copper) or rigid plastic pipe.
At J&T Plumbing Pro's, solving problems like leaking pipes is one of the things we do best.