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Slab Leak Repair

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Unearth Expertise in Slab Leak Repair

Are​ ​you​ ​located​ ​in​ ​Mississippi,​ ​Tennessee​ ​or​ ​Alabama​ ​and​ ​interested​ ​in​ ​finding​ ​out​ ​more​ ​about slab​ ​leak​ ​repairs?​ ​Whether​ ​you​ ​need​ ​immediate​ ​service​ ​or​ ​you​ ​are​ ​simply​ ​interested​ ​in​ ​getting more​ ​information​ ​about​ ​our​ ​plumbing​ ​services,​ ​feel​ ​free​ ​to​ ​contact​ ​Drain​ ​Go​ ​Plumbing​ ​today​ ​at 866-251-0660.

Are​ ​you​ ​noticing​ ​moisture​ ​on​ ​the​ ​surface​ ​of​ ​your​ ​floor?​ ​Drops​ ​of​ ​moisture​ ​and​ ​leaks​ ​on​ ​the​ ​floor​ ​of your​ ​home​ ​might​ ​mean​ ​that​ ​you​ ​have​ ​a​ ​slab​ ​leak.​ ​A​ ​slab​ ​leak​ ​is​ ​a​ ​water​ ​leak​ ​that​ ​occurs​ ​below​ ​the concrete​ ​foundation​ ​of​ ​a​ ​house​ ​and​ ​it​ ​can​ ​occur​ ​for​ ​a​ ​variety​ ​of​ ​reasons.​ ​In​ ​order​ ​to​ ​diagnose​ ​the cause​ ​of​ ​your​ ​leak​ ​and​ ​make​ ​sure​ ​it’s​ ​resolved​ ​properly,​ ​it’s​ ​important​ ​to​ ​contact​ ​a​ ​professional plumber​ ​for​ ​assistance.​ ​If​ ​you​ ​are​ ​looking​ ​for​ ​a​ ​skilled​ ​and​ ​trained​ ​plumber​ ​to​ ​help​ ​you​ ​resolve​ ​the cause​ ​of​ ​your​ ​slab​ ​leak,​ ​Drain​ ​Go​ ​Plumbing​ ​is​ ​the​ ​best​ ​choice.

At​ ​Drain​ ​Go​ ​Plumbing,​ ​we​ ​have​ ​years​ ​of​ ​experience​ ​in​ ​fixing​ ​slab​ ​leaks​ ​in​ ​a​ ​variety​ ​of​ ​Tennessee, Mississippi​ ​and​ ​Alabama​ ​homes.​ ​A​ ​leak​ ​under​ ​your​ ​home’s​ ​foundation​ ​is​ ​no​ ​cause​ ​for​ ​concern​ ​– the​ ​technology​ ​we​ ​have​ ​is​ ​fully​ ​equipped​ ​to​ ​resolve​ ​a​ ​slab​ ​leak​ ​of​ ​any​ ​magnitude.

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Slab Leak Repair

How​ ​We​ ​Conduct​ ​Slab​ ​Leak​ ​Repair​

Many​ ​of​ ​our​ ​customers​ ​think​ ​that​ ​detecting​ ​a​ ​slab​ ​leak​ ​and​ ​fixing​ ​it​ ​is​ ​an​ ​easy​ ​task.​ ​In​ ​order​ ​to investigate​ ​your​ ​foundation​ ​on​ ​your​ ​own,​ ​you​ ​would​ ​probably​ ​need​ ​to​ ​drill​ ​through​ ​the​ ​ground​ ​to determine​ ​if​ ​there​ ​is​ ​a​ ​leak.​ ​This​ ​would​ ​cause​ ​a​ ​lot​ ​of​ ​damage​ ​and​ ​even​ ​require​ ​bigger​ ​repairs down​ ​the​ ​line.​ ​On​ ​the​ ​other​ ​hand,​ ​a​ ​professional​ ​plumber​ ​will​ ​use​ ​expert​ ​technology​ ​and non-invasive​ ​methods​ ​to​ ​locate​ ​pipes​ ​under​ ​the​ ​slab​ ​and​ ​get​ ​a​ ​visual​ ​image​ ​of​ ​the​ ​cause​ ​of​ ​the leak.

Once​ ​the​ ​leak​ ​has​ ​been​ ​detected,​ ​a​ ​skilled​ ​plumber​ ​will​ ​be​ ​able​ ​to​ ​recommend​ ​the​ ​best​ ​solution for​ ​this​ ​problem.​ ​A​ ​slab​ ​leak​ ​usually​ ​requires​ ​a​ ​repair​ ​of​ ​the​ ​cause​ ​of​ ​the​ ​leak​ ​–​ ​normally​ ​a​ ​burst pipe​ ​–​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​making​ ​sure​ ​that​ ​no​ ​leak​ ​occurs​ ​in​ ​the​ ​future.​ ​If​ ​you​ ​call​ ​our​ ​team​ ​at​ ​Drain​ ​Go, we​ ​will​ ​provide​ ​you​ ​with​ ​a​ ​realistic​ ​estimate​ ​of​ ​the​ ​amount​ ​of​ ​time​ ​it​ ​will​ ​take​ ​to​ ​repair​ ​your​ ​slab leak.​ ​We​ ​will​ ​also​ ​give​ ​you​ ​a​ ​clear​ ​breakdown​ ​of​ ​the​ ​cost​ ​of​ ​our​ ​services,​ ​making​ ​sure​ ​that​ ​you fully​ ​understand​ ​our​ ​repair​ ​process​ ​and​ ​that​ ​you​ ​know​ ​what​ ​to​ ​expect.​ ​We​ ​are​ ​also​ ​committed​ ​to making​ ​sure​ ​that​ ​all​ ​of​ ​your​ ​questions​ ​are​ ​answered​ ​every​ ​step​ ​of​ ​the​ ​way,​ ​so​ ​if​ ​you​ ​happen​ ​to have​ ​any​ ​questions,​ ​feel​ ​to call us at (866) 974-8819.

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DrainGo Plumbing: Understanding the Impact of Plumbing Materials on Slab Leaks

Slab leaks are a result of some type of failure in a home’s plumbing system. Various factors can contribute to these leaks, including faulty installation, weakened water lines, chemical reactions between metals in the earth and plumbing system, or soil shifting beneath the slab. DrainGo Plumbing is here to help you understand the role of plumbing materials in slab leaks and how these materials might contribute to the problem. Here are the key points to consider:

Plumbing materials vary depending on the age of the system: Older homes may have cast iron or galvanized steel pipes, while newer homes often use plastic or copper. Knowing the materials used in your plumbing system can help you better understand the potential risks of slab leaks.

Cast iron pipes have advantages and disadvantages: While cast iron pipes are durable and provide better sound insulation than plastic pipes, they can corrode when exposed to water and minerals in the soil. Modern cast iron pipes with protective sheathing are less susceptible to corrosion.

Galvanized steel pipes are strong but prone to corrosion and clogging: The useful life of galvanized steel pipes is about 50 years. As their internal coating wears off, they become vulnerable to rust and mineral buildup, leading to clogs and potential slab leaks.

Copper pipes are popular and corrosion-resistant: Rigid copper pipes are widely used for hot and cold water supply lines, while flexible copper pipes are used for appliances. However, careful installation is crucial to avoid potential leaks caused by dents or thinning.

Plastic pipes offer corrosion resistance: Plastic pipes can be used above or below the ground and come in various types, including ABS, PVC, CPVC, and PEX. Each type has its unique properties and potential drawbacks, such as joint failures, deformation under sunlight, temperature limitations, and abrasion risks.

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Indications That You Might Have a Slab Leak

Many individuals are unfamiliar with the term “slab leak” and its variations, such as “expandable soils,” “expansive clays,” “heavable soils,” or “shrink-swell soils.” This lack of awareness can cause people to overlook the warning signs of a slab leak, especially since slow leaks can remain undetected for years. To help you identify potential slab leaks, DrainGo Plumbing provides a list of common indicators:

  • Increased water bills without a corresponding rise in personal usage
  • Audible sounds of running water when no faucets are turned on
  • Cracks appearing in the foundation
  • Discoloration or dampness on floor coverings
  • Warm or moist areas on the floor
  • Unpleasant odors emanating from floors or walls
  • Uneven growth of grass or foundation plants
  • Observable shifts in the soil surrounding the structure

If you observe one or more of these signs at your property, it’s essential to consult a licensed plumber promptly for a professional evaluation. DrainGo Plumbing’s skilled technicians are equipped with state-of-the-art tools, such as acoustic, sonic, pressure, electromagnetic, and gas tracer detectors, to pinpoint water leaks in both plastic and metal plumbing lines. Additionally, our team conducts thorough visual inspections using fiber optic plumber’s cameras to navigate through your plumbing system.

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The Importance of Prevention for Slab Leaks

Understanding that your home may be built on unstable, expansive soil and that a slab leak could remain unnoticed for years, taking preventive measures becomes a priority. DrainGo Plumbing offers the following tips to help protect your home from potential slab leaks:

  • Maintain consistent soil moisture around your home: During dry periods, ensure there is no gap between the foundation and the soil. Use an irrigation system, garden hose, or soaker hose to water the soil, applying about ¼ inch of water 10-15 inches away from the house.
  • Be mindful of what goes down your drain: Avoid using harsh chemical drain cleaners or disposing of fats, oils, grease, bones, or fruit pits in the drain, as they can damage plumbing lines and cause clogs. This article provides a list of items to avoid flushing or draining.
  • Test your water’s pH levels: Acidic water can damage your plumbing lines. Consult a plumber to test your water’s pH and address any issues.
  • Monitor your home’s water pressure: Ideal water pressure for most home plumbing systems is 40-60 PSI. Higher pressure can strain pipes and joints, potentially leading to leaks.
  • Schedule annual plumbing inspections: Just like annual HVAC tune-ups, regular plumbing inspections are crucial for maintaining the health of your plumbing system. A repaired leak can often save enough on your water bill to offset the cost of an inspection.

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Why Choose DrainGo Plumbing for Your Slab Leak Repair Service

Selecting DrainGo Plumbing for your slab leak repair service is a smart choice for several reasons. Our commitment to quality, expertise, and customer satisfaction sets us apart from the competition. Here’s what you can expect when you choose DrainGo Plumbing:

Experienced Professionals: Our team of skilled technicians is well-versed in detecting and repairing slab leaks. Their expertise in handling various plumbing materials, tools, and techniques ensures your repair will be done correctly and efficiently.

State-of-the-art Equipment: DrainGo Plumbing uses the latest technology and equipment to diagnose and repair slab leaks. Our tools, such as acoustic, sonic, pressure, electromagnetic, and gas tracer detectors, allow us to accurately locate leaks and minimize damage to your property.

Comprehensive Approach: We not only fix the immediate issue but also provide valuable insights into preventive measures to avoid future slab leaks. Our technicians will assess your plumbing system and foundation, offer maintenance tips, and help you develop a plan to protect your home from further damage.

Responsive and Reliable Service: At DrainGo Plumbing, we understand that slab leaks can be disruptive and damaging to your property. That’s why we prioritize quick response times and dependable service to address your concerns and minimize any inconvenience.

Transparent Pricing and Communication: We believe in maintaining open lines of communication with our customers. Our team will clearly explain the issue, and the required repair process, and provide a detailed estimate of costs, ensuring there are no hidden surprises.

Commitment to Customer Satisfaction: Your satisfaction is our top priority. DrainGo Plumbing stands behind the quality of our work, and we strive to exceed your expectations with every service call.

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Q: What is a slab leak?

A: A slab leak occurs when a water or sewer pipe beneath your home’s concrete foundation (or slab) breaks or develops a leak, potentially causing damage to the foundation and surrounding areas.

Q: How do your technicians detect slab leaks?

A: DrainGo Plumbing technicians use state-of-the-art equipment such as acoustic, sonic, pressure, electromagnetic, and gas tracer detectors, as well as fiber optic plumber’s cameras for visual inspections, to accurately locate slab leaks in your plumbing system.

Q: How much does it cost to repair a slab leak?

A: The cost of slab leak repair depends on various factors, including the location of the leak, the extent of the damage, and the required repair method. Our team will provide a detailed estimate after assessing the situation.

Q: Is slab leak repair covered by homeowner’s insurance?

A: Insurance coverage for slab leak repair depends on your specific policy and the cause of the leak. It’s best to consult your insurance provider to determine if your policy covers slab leak repairs.

Q: How can I schedule an appointment for slab leak detection and repair?

A: To schedule an appointment with DrainGo Plumbing, simply contact us by phone or through our website. Our team will be happy to arrange a convenient time to assess your situation and provide the necessary repair services.