What is a slab leak?
In the industry of plumbing, a leak in one of the water lines running below the concrete floor of your home is what is referred to as a slab leak . A leak in one of the water lines running are above the floor they is known as a pinhole leak.
Why do I have a leak?
Typically, we determine the leaks are primarily the result of a reaction between drinking water and the copper pipes. It is also believe that leaks could result from bad installation practices, non-reamed pipe, too much soldering flux, contact with concrete, rebar or rocks but that has proven to be a cause in a very low percentage of our inspections.
How do you find a leak?
Based on experience, we determine how your system was installed and use our background knowledge, along with electronic listing and tracing equipment to help us locate the problem.
How do you fix the leak?
After locating and isolated the source of the leak, we will talk with you about the different options for repairing your specific problem and the associated costs that go with it. One Stop Plumbing makes it our goal is to help you make the best decision for your specific situation.
What will my home owner’s insurance policy cover?
Every insurance company is different. Generally, you can expect your insurance company to cover the cost of the leak detection service, line access and isolation, dry out and restoration of your property to the condition before the leak occurred. In most cases, insurance companies will not cover the cost of the plumbing repair. Please note that insurance company responses will vary job to job with the same company and from company to company for the same problem. Speaking with an agent without filing a claim is always advised, they can provide you with knowledge as to what your coverage will be.
What does it cost to find and repair my leak?
Every leak is different and rages in cost. Please visit our contact page or give us a call to discuss, we are happy to answer general pricing question over the phone.
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