How to Identify the Need for Slab Leak Repair

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How to Identify the Need for Slab Leak RepairWe understand that homeowners who are dealing with the need for slab leak repair are often frustrated. This is due to the fact that slab leaks are sometimes difficult to locate, and there are some people who believe that it is necessary to haphazardly break into the slab in order to locate the source of the leak. Fortunately, this is not the case, and the Lake Worth, FL leak repair specialists at General Plumbing are able to help homeowners who believe that they may be dealing with a slab leak.

The Many Signs of a Slab Leak

There are a number of signs that may indicate the need for slab leak repair, including:

  • The appearance of wet spots on the flooring or carpets
  • Water pressure that is unusually low
  • Hot spots on the floor
  • The sound of running water can be heard, even though there is no water running
  • An increase in the cost of the water bill without an increase in water use
  • Cracks in the walls or flooring

These signs may help to determine whether or not there is a slab leak, and if these signs are observed, it is time to call a professional for assistance in properly repairing this issue.

Enlist the Help of a Professional for Repair

Slab leak repair can be a trying experience for a homeowner if the job is not done right. Having dealt with this problem many times in the past, we know how to properly identify the location of the leak without destroying the slab itself. In fact, it is often only necessary to replace a single tile after the repair of a slab leak. Of course, more significant damage can occur if the slab leak is allowed to linger for any extended period of time. If there is reason to believe you have this problem in your home, please contact us at General Plumbing at 561-420-0442.