Leak Detection & Repair

Leak Detection Encino 91316

Any plumbing leak in your Encino home can become serious, but leaks that are located under the slab foundation are always a cause for concern. When time is an issue, you only want to trust the most reliable and experienced leak detection plumbers in the community. And it is easy for homeowners to know who that is as soon when they see Turbo Plumbing & Rooter’s 5-star Google rating and our A+ score from the BBB. These rankings and our stellar reputation let you know that we can be trusted to find and correct your plumbing leak quickly and affordably. Call (818) 639-9433 today to schedule a same day or emergency visit from a Turbo Plumbing & Rooter leak detection specialist.  

Types Of Plumbing Leaks

Visible leaks like a running toilet or a dripping faucet are serious as they are wasting water, and they signal that a bigger problem could arise. But a Turbo Plumbing & Rooter professional can have those items repaired for you very quickly and at a reasonable cost. It is the leak that is hidden beneath the slab of you Encino home that could be the difficult one to locate and repair. These hidden leaks are the ones that can go undetected and will create a breeding ground for harmful black mold. But our leak detection specialists have the expertise needed to locate and eliminate even these hidden leaks. 

To speak with an experienced leak detection expert, give us a call at (818) 639-9433. We’re happy to answer any questions you may have.

What Is A Slab Leak?

Getting plumbing lines into a home built on a slab is a little more challenging than some other types of homes. The pipes are run under the concrete foundation and then stubbed up into your house at the locations of the fixtures. And when one of these pipes begins to leak, it can be very hard to find the exact location of the issue known as a slab leak. But finding and fixing the leak is critical to the integrity of your home and the health of your loved ones. 

Locating Slab Leaks

Modern-day slab leak technology involves the use of expensive equipment that amplifies the sound of running water. Using these tools, a Turbo Plumbing & Rooter technician will be able to actually hear where the water leak is located underneath the slab of your home. This is a far less destructive method of leak detection than the low tech plumbers use. They rely on a best guess and a sledgehammer to locate the leaks under your home. 

Repairing A Slab Leak

There are several ways to repair a leak under your concrete foundation. The most favorable is to abandon the leaking pipe and re-route a new pipe through a crawlspace or attic. The new pipe is then run through the walls to get to the fixtures it needs to supply. But some homes do not have these spaces and make this process impossible. Our second choice is to tunnel under your foundation to access the leak from the outside. This does make a larger mess in your yard, but there is little or no mess inside your home. The final option is to dig through the foundation only at the location of the leak to make the repair. This is more expensive as we then need to repair your foundation. 

Obviously, any leak under your slab foundation is very serious. But by calling (818) 639-9433 and working with the leaders in leak detection in Encino, you can greatly reduce the cost of the repair and the damage to your home. A Turbo Plumbing & Rooter plumber will locate the leak and then provide you

Call us today at (818) 639-9433 to schedule an appointment with our top rated local plumbing service. Your satisfaction is guaranteed!

 

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