Slab leaks occur when pipes when pipes underneath a home’s concrete foundation
experiences a leak, resulting in expensive repairs and possible detrimental
health consequences. What’s troublesome about slab leaks is that
they can be difficult to detect immediately, which can lead to more substantial
damage the longer it continues. It’s important to take steps to
prevent slab leaks to avoid the problems associated with them.
The following are ways to prevent a slab leak in your home:
Keep proper water pressure. The first step is to maintain your home’s water pressure that is
appropriate for you piping. High water pressure in narrow piping can create leaks.
Understand your pH. pH is the measurement of your water’s acidity. High acidity is
found in “hard” water, while low acidity is found in “soft”
water. If you water is either of these extremes, it can spell disaster
for your pipes. Normal pH for drinking water is ideally between 6.5 and 8.5.
Use chemicals. It’s imperative to use extreme care when pouring chemicals into
your home’s drains. Most chemicals have ecologically damaging effects
on both your pipes and your health. Try to look for alternative drain
cleaning products which don’t contain any harmful chemicals.
Repiping Professionals, our team is prepared to help. We use a leak detector to locate the source
of the leak, and then being performing what’s necessary to resolve
the issue. You can trust us to use more durable, reliable material in
order to prevent any further problems in the future.
Allowing the problem to continue and progress, results in more costly issues.
That is why offer a
true lifetime guarantee on all labor and materials, giving you the peace of mind that the comfort
of your home will not be comprised if you experience any further slab
If you are experiencing a slab leak issue,
contact us and schedule your appointment today!