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Slab Leak Detection, Repair and Re-piping

By Michael Edwards Subscribe to RSS | January 18th 2012 | Views:
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A slab leak in your home's foundation can be a highly fatal thing and can lead to property damage. A damaged or leaking pipe under your slab can be difficult to experience but the damage it can do to your property and foundation could be highly threatening. Only expert plumbers can handle the leak problem and ensure that your problem is resolved and fixed in an efficient manner.

Essential leak detection services offered by plumbing technicians:

Slab Leak Detection

Slab leaks are the worst problems and are common in the houses. It can occur in the pipes located beneath a concrete slab foundation. It is also occurred where there is copper piping or where there is high pressure.

If you have a slab leak then you must have high water bills. In fact, it is the first sign to know about the plumbing malfunctioning or slab leak. One can also find the slab leak through abnormal functioning of faucets, low water pressure, wet carpet, water accumulation near basic, low water flow through sinks or wet flooring in your home. Whether you know you have a slab leak or you have doubt, calling a plumbing contractor is the best possible option. They can identify the problem and also let you know what your options are available to solve the problem.

Plumbers utilize state-of-the-art electronic slab leak location equipment in order to accurately identify the problem. With their vast experience in this field they precisely locate troublesome leaks and then give you options for the best and most economical repair option.

Slab Leak Repair

With the modern and advanced electronic leak detection services, plumbers and technician can locate slab leaks in copper pipes and repair or replace the pipes. Plumbers select a minimal amount of intrusion and inconvenience for the homeowners for optimum peace of mind. In most cases, leak repair technicians will recommend a re-piping or bypassing of the leaking pipeline. They also recommend the repairing option that is least intrusive and is least expensive alternative.

Slab Re-piping

Plumbers consider multiple options when deciding on pipe repairing. However, slab re-piping is mainly considered as it eliminates the use of the pipes within your slab, thus reducing the chance of future slab leaks. Rerouting is another practically possible option where the slab leak technicians will isolate the pipe leak as well as reroute the pipe in order to bypass the slab.

So, in order to fight with the problem of high water bills, warm spots on floors and low water pressure, you must consider slab repair work.

Michael Edwards - About Author:
Ben Franklin Plumbing is a professional plumbing company based in Dallas, TX. They offer water filtration, tankless water heaters, tub replacement, drain cleaning and repair services, as well as many other related plumbing services.

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