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Slab Leak Detection in Sunset Beach, CA

Water, Wet Or Dark Spots On the Floor of Your Home in Sunset Beach, California? It Might Be a Slab Leak!

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What is a Slab Leak?

The term “slab leak” is used by plumbing professionals and insurance companies to describe water leaks that are underneath concrete floor or slab of your home. They are often difficult to notice. The can sometimes be repaired by cutting a small hole in the floor to access the pipe below to then repair the portion of pipe that is leaking. Depending on the condition of the pipes and the materials used, a repipe is sometimes recommended.

Sunset Beach, California's Slab Leak Detection Skilled Plumbers Will Use Our Cutting-Edge Electronic Leak Detection Equipment to Find Your Slab Leaks!

We'll quickly find the exact location of your slab leak - and then we'll provide you with the best method to fix it.

Do you wonder if you’ve got a slab leak?  Is your water bill higher than it should be?

Maybe you’ve noticed a wet spot on your floor that isn’t going away.  There’s water pooling or puddling on the floor.  If you do, you may have a  slab leak, and the specific location of the leak can be hard to find without tearing up the floor and concrete to get to it.  This is where a licensed and properly trained plumber who specializes in slab leak detection in Sunset Beach, and slab leak repair, can help you and solve your plumbing problem.

The skilled plumbers at Elder & Young Plumbing deal with leaks of all kinds, just about every day, and we know slab leaks.

We know all the tricks to isolate the different parts of your plumbing system and narrowing down the possible cause of your leaks at your home. We even have cutting-edge electronic leak detection test equipment that is designed to detect slab leaks, even underground within or below the concrete foundation.

Call us now at (714) 464-7889 now with questions or to request your slab leak detection service in Sunset Beach.  We’re standing by to help.  24/7 emergency plumbing service is also available.

Once one of our local plumbers finds the exact location of the slab leak, we can put a plan together to solve your plumbing problem efficiently.

In the event you need to repair the slab leak, we can either repair it or offer you repiping services where we reroute the plumbing using copper repiping or pex repiping materials.

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What are the common causes of slab leaks in Sunset Beach, California?

Pipe Corrosion and Aging Pipes

The pipes in my house are turning yellow. Should I be worried? People with plumbing systems often find themselves dealing with rust and corrosion as they age, which can both lead to leaks or clogs that need professional attention from a plumbing company in Sunset Beach! If you notice spots of corroded metal on your pipe- a sign the problem is more severe than it seems – consider replacing any at risk materials like cast iron because over time these will only get worse without repairs.

Tree Root Intrusion

Why are you still standing in the middle of your yard, looking for wet patches and sinkholes? Call Sunset Beach’s favorite plumbers at Elder & Young now! Our leak detection equipment will find the leaks while we fix them quickly.

High Water Pressure

When your water pressure is too high, it can cause a number of pipes and joints in the plumbing system to leak. One way you might notice these leaks are by hearing them when using the toilet or turning on/off your faucet’s hot water. It may be necessary for us to check out this issue with an inspection so that we can make sure everything stays running smoothly!

Foundation Shifting and Settling

The pipes in your house in Sunset Beach may be more fragile than you might think. One of the reasons is that they have to move with what’s happening around them, and if there’s a problem elsewhere like erosion or an earthquake then the whole foundation can shift which will make everything go out of whack including anything connected to it such as water pressure changes and color issues.

Old Pipes

Pipes last for quite a while, however they will not last forever. Older pipes are made from materials that can be subject to corrosion, such as iron. When corrosion occurs, the pipe weakens and begins breaking down until eventually it breaks entirely due to rusting or other damage related issues – this is when you start seeing leaks in your property which could cause major issues if left unchecked for too long! If you have older pipes like these at home in Sunset Beach then we would recommend repiping.

Quick Temperature Changes

Whether it’s Sunset Beach, California or anywhere else, the use of your plumbing system can take a toll on its joints and connections. The changes in temperature will cause your pipes to expand and contract over time–over many years this could wear down any connection points that are made from metal fittings. If you would like an expert plumber to come out for a pressure test because you want peace-of-mind about leaks before they become serious problems, give Elder and Young Plumbing Services at call now!

What are the common symptoms of slab leaks in Sunset Beach, California?

Higher Than Normal Water Bills

A lot of leaks go unnoticed, especially leaks related to outdoor plumbing and the main water line that feeds the house. These lines are often very old and they are some of the most common to break down over the years. If your water usage has not increased, but your bill has, you may have a water leak. This leak could be anywhere on your property so it’s important to have your plumbing system inspected for leaks by a leak detection specialist.

Dark Areas on Concrete, Warped Flooring, Lifting Tiles, Wet Areas on the Floor or Carpet

Leaking water damages homes by seeping into their foundation and weakening structural components like walls, floors, and ceilings over time; this in turn causes cracks throughout your house. Unchecked leaking water is an all-around bad situation for homeowners because it not only affects the appearance of a property but also its safety – if left alone long enough, leakage could lead to demolition needs or expensive repair jobs as well! If you notice any of these issues, contact a plumber for help immediately!

A Musty Odor or Smell

Do you smell mildew or a musty odor?  Over time, a consistent leak will provide the humidity necessary for mold to grow.  You may even notice black splotches on the wall outside which is a sign that mold has grown inside the wall.  If you see this, or you smell a musty odor on a regular basis, it’s time to call a plumbing professional immediately.

Wet Spots Next to Walls

Water flows downhill. If you have a wet spot next to a wall that is next to a bathroom, it may be a sign of a leak in the bathroom or within the wall between the two rooms. However, if there is no bathroom next to a wet spot next to a wall, it’s likely that the water the result of a water leak that is coming from above and running down the wall and pooling at the floor. In these situations, it’s important to contact a plumber immediately to mitigate the damages that are being done. These situations if not taken care of early can lead to mold and other damage. A professional plumber will use the latest electronic leak detection equipment to detect the location of the leak so that it can be fixed quickly without tearing down walls or the ceiling to find it and fix it.

Low Water Pressure

If you’ve noticed a decrease in water pressure that doesn’t seem normal, or you simply have low water pressure, this may be an indication of a water leak either with the water main or the pipes in your home. The severity of the leak may vary from a slight leak to a rupture. If your water pressure seems low and you suspect a leak, it’s a good time to call a professional plumber who has the proper leak detection equipment who can locate a leak and solve your plumbing problems quick.

Call us now at (714) 464-7889 today to request your service in Sunset Beach, California. We'll be out to help quickly!

Using a Slab Leak Detection Service Early On Could Save You Thousands

If you suspect you may have a slab leak at your property, it’s time to call the local at Elder & Young Plumbing for state-of-the-art electronic slab leak detection services.

We’ll find the leak quickly and provide you with our service and plumbing repair options.

Slab leaks often go unnoticed for days, weeks, or months without any noticeable signs. However, when an undetected slab leak is found early on, it can save homeowners from major damage and repairs that are costly and disruptive to their day-to-day lives!

The earlier you are able to find your slab leak and get it fixed, the better off you’ll be.

Reach out to us at Elder & Young Plumbing with questions or to set up and appointment now for slab leak detection services in Orange County and we’ll get you taken care of right away. Call (714) 464-7889 now!

More Frequently Asked Questions

How does electronic leak detection work?

We start by using electronic locating equipment in Sunset Beach, CA to trace out the underground pipes throughout the house.  Once the system has been traced in your home we use a hi tech electronic acoustic leak detecting device that listens to the sounds of your pipes.  It is able to tell the difference between the sounds of water flowing normally from sounds emitted by leaks.  This helps us find the precise location of the leak.

Are slab leak detection services covered by homeowners insurance in Sunset Beach, CA?

Homeowners insurance inSunset Beach, CA may help cover damage caused by leaking plumbing, although not all homeowners insurance plans cover the cost of slab leak detection services.

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Chårlene Låsiter

Garden Grove, CA

"Eric is a very hard worker. He's honest, efficient and clean. Most importantly, he handled our plumbing projects and made sure the job is done right. GREAT MAN!"

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John Kirker

Tustin, CA

"I highly recommend Elder & Young Plumbing as my top rated choice. We punctured a pipe during a remodel. E&Y was out in a jiffy to solve the problem so that we could continue our project."

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Tyler W.

Newport Beach, CA

"A pleasure to find a friendly professional that has your safety and well being in mind for the water heater.  Advises what needs attention and what can wait!"

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