Slab Leak Detection
Austin Slab Leak Detection
Rapid & Effective Slab Leak Repairs
Slab foundations are common in homes throughout the greater Austin area. These homes are most often built on a solid slab of concrete with the plumbing located underneath. Although these foundations provide a solid base for your home, having the pipes running underneath the foundation can lead to serious problems. At Reliant Plumbing, we are highly trained in the most effective slab leak detection and repair techniques.
How Do Slab Leaks Occur?
Slab leaks can occur for a variety of reasons, especially in older homes. Whatever the cause of the issue, our expert Austin plumbers can help you identify the source of your slab leaks and repair them as quickly as possible, minimizing the damages that slab leaks can cause.
A few common causes of slab leaks include:
- Natural settling of your home.
- Soil shifting.
- Aging of the pipes.
- Wear and tear from use.
- Failure in the plumbing system.
- Failures in the slab foundation itself.
Warning Signs of Slab Leaks
Slab leaks can be hard to detect, but there are some warning signs that there is an issue with the plumbing under your foundation. Untreated slab leaks can cause damage to your foundation causing serious structural damage to your home. Water from slab leaks can seep into your home warping floors, damaging carpets, and causing costly damage to appliances and property.
As we are specifically trained to handle Austin slab leaks, our plumbers know what to look for to help you identify and treat slab leaks rapidly, using the least invasive methods available.
A few signs of slab leak issues to look for in your home:
- Higher than average water bills.
- Wet spots in your home.
- Hot spots on the floor.
- Damp or musty odors in your home.
- Swampy areas in your yard.
- Shifting foundation.
Professional Licensed & Insured Plumbers
In the past, slab leak detection and repair meant removing the flooring in order to locate slab leaks and make necessary repairs, which was messy, costly, and disruptive. At Reliant Plumbing, we use the most up to date methods of leak detection and repair.