Leaking sewer or water lines under the slab can cause unnecessary damage to the foundation of your home or business. Total Plumbing specializes in water and sewer leak location and repair. Whether under the slab, in the yard, or under a parking lot we have the capability to locate these leaks precisely and efficiently using the latest technology. We offer jackhammering, tunneling, or a combination of both repair methods to custom tailor the proper repair for your specific situation.
Causes of Slab Leaks
Slab leaks can be caused by a number of issues, most commonly foundation issues. Foundations in the Dallas area move and shift on a regular basis due to our soil in the North Texas area. When our area receives a large amount of rain, foundations can heave and move. Read our article on how rain can cause pluming leaks. In contrast, our hot, dry summers can cause ground to shrink and also cause foundations to shift. Pipe laid inside or below foundations can be bent and begin to leak, creating a slab leak.
Our team of plumbers are experts at slab leak detection and slab leak repair. Our service in unmatched in the Dallas area and our plumbers are highly skilled at finding slab leaks.
Slab Leak Repair
Once the slab leak is located, it is time to move on to the repair. A slab leak repair can be accomplished a number of ways. If possible, we’ll tunnel under the house and repair the slab leak from under the house, which minimizes the mess inside the house. If the leak is not able to be reached by tunneling, we will repair the leak from inside the home or commercial property and clean up any mess made.