A slab leak is a plumbing problem that occurs in or around the concrete slab underneath your residential or commercial property . Pipes will typically travel underneath the slab and then up through the concrete to connect with the rest of your home. When those pipes get damaged, a leak can form that can easily go undetected. Slab leaks can be a significant source of wasted water and can lead to property damage if left untreated. Our team at Specialized Pipe Technologies (SPT) is highly-trained to locate and treat slab leaks to preserve your foundation and prevent costly property damage.
How to Identify a Slab Leak
Most types of pipe materials will age over time. Deteriorating pipes are prone to damage that can cause leaks. Identifying a slab leak in its early stages will help you limit the leak’s effect on your home and get it fixed before property damage occurs.
Signs of a slab leak include:
- A sudden spike in your utility bills
- Low water pressure
- The sound of water running, even when your fixtures are off
- Cracks in the walls of your building
- Water pooling against on the interior or exterior of your property
- Warped hardwood floors
- Mold or mildew spots on your floor or in your walls
Slab Leak Detection with SPT
Upon arriving, our technician will visually inspect your home to try to get an idea of where your slab leak is happening and the extent of damage that has already occurred, if any. Then, we utilize some of the industry’s leading technology to pinpoint the exact location of your slab leak.
Our modern detection equipment can identify your leak without excavation to avoid additional property damage. We can use a variety of leak detection techniques based on the location of your leak and other features of your home. Our equipment will work through different types of flooring, and we can even utilize our video camera inspection equipment from a nearby access point when we need to look at the interior of your pipes.
Repair Your Slab Leak with SPT
After identifying the exact location and severity of your slab leak, our trained leak professional will recommend a repair service that best meets your needs. Each slab leak is uniquem and we utilize an array of traditional and trenchless repairs to fix your leak as efficiently and affordably as possible.
Minor slab leaks can be repaired using minimally-invasive methods, including the same cured-in-place pipe and epoxy resin solutions that are used in water or sewer lines elsewhere in your home. Trenchless pipe repair is the most affordable and least invasive method of repairing your slab leak.
Other traditional techniques may be necessary when extensive damage has occurred or your existing pipe cannot be repaired. We can re-route your pipe or replace the existing pipe through the slab depending on what is most cost-effective and efficient.
As a home or business owner, slab leaks can be one of the most serious plumbing problems that often go undetected. SPT is comprised of highly trained professionals who quickly identify and repair slab leaks with minimally-invasive techniques. If you think you have a slab leak, give us a call today so we can accurately detect and repair your pipes.
SPT Pipe is the company to call if you’re experiencing leaky pipes outside your yard, a waste line leak below the concrete slab, a leaky pipe in the attic or inside the walls. We are the experts when it comes to pinpointing the source of the leaky problem of your home or business in Naples.