Aurora Plumbing Company Blog: Posts Tagged ‘slab leak repair’

What Causes Slab Leaks, and Why Does It Matter?

Monday, July 24th, 2017

what-causes-slab-leaksIf the term “slab leak” doesn’t scare you, it probably should. A term that’s plumber-speak for any leak that occurs in the cold or hot water pipes set beneath your concrete foundation, a slab leak is a major problem for homes. Not only will one cause significant water waste, but it can also damage your property, lead to mold and mildew growth, and add extra strain on your water heater if the leak is occurring in the hot water lines (which the majority of the time, it is.)

Our professional and highly trained plumbing experts are property equipped to locate these issues in order to effectively perform slab leak repair in Lakewood, CO. But, what causes slab leaks in the first place? Shouldn’t a pipe that’s set down in concrete be well protected from the damages that can lead to pipe breaks? Actually, there are a number of different forces that can create a slab leak. Keep reading to learn more.

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What Every Homeowner Should Know about Slab Leaks

Monday, February 6th, 2017

what-every-homeowner-should-know-about-slab-leaksThe city of Aurora works hard to ensure that residents understand everything they do to ensure a safe and healthy water system. You can rest assured that the quality of your water is sanitary and that your community supports water conservation efforts. When it comes to your plumbing, however, the responsibility falls on your shoulders. One of the most devastating plumbing emergencies you can run into—if not addressed right away—is a slab leak.

A slab leak is the industry term for a leak in one of the water lines that runs below the concrete flooring of your home. Unfortunately, because they are hidden from view, they are often very difficult for the average homeowner to detect. The right professional Aurora, CO slab leak services will be able to ensure whether or not that is a plumbing problem you’re suffering from. In the meantime though, it’s important to know on your own what to look, listen, or feel for.

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Are You Experiencing a Slab Leak?

Monday, December 5th, 2016

One of the most disconcerting things about a slab leak is the fact that when one occurs, the average homeowner usually doesn’t realize it until the worst of the damage is done. This does not have to be the case, however.

While there isn’t a lot you can do to prevent a slab leak—aside from having your pipes inspected or rerouting pipes behind your walls instead of under your floor—there are signs you can watch out for that one has occurred.

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