What is a Slab Leak?
For those not in the know, a slab leak is a leak in the water pipes that run underneath your homes concrete slab. They can occur for a wide range of reasons, including tree root penetration, soil shifting caused by erosion or nearby construction work. While there is little that you can do to prevent them, it’s important that you have them repaired as soon as possible if you notice any telltale signs.
Signs That You Have a Slab Leak
These situations are not only about wasted water. One of the reasons they are dangerous is because they cause the soil underneath your home to become saturated with water. At a certain point, the ground on which your foundation sits may shift, thus leading to cracks in the foundation. As you can well imagine, the results of a relatively small leak left to linger can be quite costly. There are many signs to look for that indicate you may have a slab leak, including:
- High Water Bills
- Warm Floor Spots
- Unexplained Wetness on Floors
- Low Water Pressure
- Warped Wood Floors or Baseboards
- Constant, Unexplained Sounds of Dripping or Running Water
- Saturated Areas Around the Property
Why Professional Slab Leak Repair is Important
Make no mistake: professional services are absolutely necessary in the case of a leaking slab. Not only is leak detection difficult to complete without the proper expertise and equipment, but the repair itself involves some minor excavation and pipe replacement. If you want the job done right and you live in Central Arizona, make sure that you hire the professional plumbers on our team. Our leak repair services are excellent, and we’ll have your plumbing system back on track in no time at all.
Contact Cool Touch For All Your Slab Leak Repair Needs in the Prescott Valley and Phoenix Metropolitan Areas
Not every plumbing company has the proper knowledge or tools to handle slab leak detection and repair. Our expert plumbing technicians have been detecting leaks for over 20 years. We are extremely skillful and methodical in our leak detection process. Because we are up-to-date on the latest technology, we can pinpoint the exact location of your leak without having to dismantle or disrupt your home. Unfortunately, slab leaks can go undetected for weeks or months. The best way to prevent slab leak damage is by contacting a certified Cool Touch plumber for professional, slab leak detection and repair.