Water Leak Detection and Repair
Water leaks can cause a tremendous amount of damage, sometimes before a homeowner even realizes there is a leak! It could be a fresh water or drain that is leaking. Some indications of a leak include water staining the walls or ceilings, damp carpeting, the sound of running water, a high water bill, or even something as subtle as an odd, musty odor.
If you suspect there may be a leak in your plumbing system, don’t wait! We can come to your home, find a leak, even one which is underground, and repair it for you. Leaks can cause untold damage and health hazards. Cosmetic damage, structural damage, and even mold can be caused by a leak.
What causes water leaks?
If your pipes were damaged or even slightly dented during a renovation, a leak could develop. If you have old pipes they may have corroded or simply degraded over time.
You could also have hard water leaving deposits in your pipes. That can lead to increased water pressure, which in turn can lead to leaks.
Corrosion of pipe material
Cracks in fixtures
Damage to pipe joints
Untreated drain clogs
Cracked fixture seals
Poor pipe installation
Broken pipe connections
We use state-of-the-art leak detection equipment…
Electronic leak equipment is the best way to determine the source of your leak quickly and accurately. Our plumbing technicians work with professional leak detection equipment, such as electromagnetic pipeline locators and electronic amplification equipment, that allows them to find the exact location of a leak.
We may also use infrared cameras, which are able to take close-up pictures of your pipes to better assist in finding those hidden leaks. Once the leak has been identified, you can rely on our highly trained technicians for a prompt repair.
A leak detector will be able to find small leaks coming from fixtures like: