Mark Carpenter Plumbing Blog : Posts Tagged ‘slab leak detection’

The Art of Detecting Hidden Plumbing Leaks

Monday, July 15th, 2019

Plumbing_Pipe_Tube_Water_Pipe_Construction_Industry_Improvement_HouseBecause so much of the plumbing in a house is hidden from sight behind walls, in the floors, and beneath concrete slabs, it’s easy for leaks to start and escape notice. These leaks can go on for days, months, and years undetected—wasting water and accumulating construction damage. It’s imperative to have these leaks found and repaired as soon as possible.

But how do you find hidden leaks? How can you even know they’re present in the first place?

You’ll need the skill of leak detection—and almost all the time this requires calling for a professional plumber in Portales, NM.

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What Are Slab Leaks, And Why Do They Happen?

Monday, January 30th, 2017

water-leaking-from-broken-pipeWe handle many different plumbing jobs for homeowners (and businesses as well) in the Clovis area. One of our essential services is locating pipe leaks and repairing them. So much of the plumbing in a home is disguised behind walls and floors that even when a homeowner is aware that a leak exists, actually pinpointing its location so plumbers can reach it with little disruption to building material requires skill and special equipment. You can count on our plumbers to get leak detection done fast and right the first time.

There’s a special type of plumbing leak we want to focus on, because it presents special problems for detection and remedy. It’s called a slab leak.

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How Can I Know I Have a Slab Leak?

Monday, June 20th, 2016

A slab leak is a pipe leak in either the cold or hot water lines in a house that occurs under the foundation. These types of leaks can be destructive for homes and enormous wastes of water. They are also tricky to locate and require extensive and specialized work to repair. Professional plumbers know how to deal with slab leaks, however, using advanced technology to both pinpoint the leak’s location and then find a way to remedy it.

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