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What Causes Slab Leaks?

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

sunny-plumbersOne of the trickiest plumbing problems to deal with in a house is the slab leak. This is a leak that occurs in the hot or cold water lines buried in the concrete foundation of a house, although it can also refer to any leak in a pipe located in hardscaping. Because these leaks are hard to detect at first, they can create significant damage and water waste before they are repaired. Slab leaks require expert plumbers with the best tools to access them and fix them correctly.

You might wonder how pipes buried down in concrete can develop leaks. Don’t they have the best possible protection against damage? No, not exactly. There are several specific issues that can lead to slab leaks. We’ll look at the most common of them below.

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Why Are Slab Leaks So Serious?

Monday, February 27th, 2017

slab-leaks-seriousIn an ideal world, everything would work out perfectly. Your car would never get a flat, your kids would never catch a cold, and your plumbing system would never spring a leak. We don’t live in any such fantasy world, though. Back here in reality, things go wrong all of the time. Problems big and small are in no short supply, and that certainly applies to your plumbing system. When it comes to leaks in that system, few issues are as compromising as the slab leak.

If you have any reason at all to suspect that there is a slab leak in your plumbing system, you really need to have that problem resolved as soon as possible. The longer that you wait, the more likely that serious damage will be done to your property. Dial our number at the first sign of trouble. Here are a few warning signs that indicate the presence of a slab leak in Las Vegas, NV.

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