Top 5 Signs You Need a Repair
Just what is a slab leak exactly? It’s when one of the water lines running beneath the floor springs a leak and makes its way up through the foundation, into your home.
Generally speaking, slab leaks are bad news. Neglecting one for too long can cause severe damage to your walls and flooring or weaken your home’s foundation to the point it needs to be replaced. Slab leaks are also typically accompanied by an unpleasant musty odor throughout your home.
Failing to quickly address a slab leak can result in serious damage your home. In order to protect your home from water damage, you need to know what to look for so you can get a slab leak repaired as soon as the symptoms appear.
Signs You Have a Slab Leak
- You hear running water, even though you know no fixtures are turned on.
- You notice you have a higher water bill and it’s not because the rates went up.
- You see hot spots on your floors.
- You see cracks in your walls or floors.
- You have mildew, mold, or excessive moisture forming under the carpets.
If even one of the above items sounds familiar, do not hesitate to call in the leak detection experts at 3 Mountains Plumbing. We have the technology and the know how to take care of your slab leak quickly without disrupting or destroying any part of your home.
Digging into the actual slab to find the leak is usually an unnecessary disruption and, if at all possible, we try not to put our customers through that. We prefer advanced, non-invasive leak detection technology that tracks the leak to its source and gives us all the information we need to determine the best course of repair – all while keeping your home intact!
The best method of repair we would suggest is epoxy pipe lining. Again, instead of tearing open walls and floors, we will replace the broken pipe by relining the inside. The new epoxy coating is completely inert and will stop all future pipe corrosion, thus saving you the trouble of another slab leak.
Don’t wait to fix that slab leak! Just get 3 Mountains Plumbing on the job today! Call us today!