DO YOU ALREADY HAVE A WATER LEAK?
first of all: don't freak out, It might not be as bad as you think, and steps can be taken to immediately reduce the amount of water leaking either outside or into your home.
You might have a water leak if:
- You see a drastic increase on your water bill
- The floor carpet is wet
-You see moisture marks on the walls
- The meter turning rapidly
if you have one or more of these signs the first step is to locate the problem, if you already have a previous inspection we can definitely quote you based on that, if not, don't worry, we can schedule an inspection as soon as possible so you can know the extension of the repair.
If we determine it is leaking underneath the foundation, our team will discuss repair options with you and help find out the best way of fixing this issue without doing too much damage such as:
-Rerouting the line
-Tunneling underneath the slab
Most of the water leaks repair wont take more than a day, and a lot of the times the leak can be located outside the house. If the leak is located outside the house the repair is even less invasive. In these cases the solution is to dig a hole in the location of the leak to uncover the broken pipe to repair it or replace it.
Once the repair has been completed we simply cover the hole and everything is ready
What to do if You have a water leak:
Shut off the main water valve: The first thing you should do is turn off the main water valve to your home to stop the water flow and prevent further damage.
Turn off electrical appliances: If there's a significant amount of water, turn off electrical appliances in the affected area to avoid electrical shock or damage to the appliances.
Remove standing water: Use a mop, towels, or a wet-dry vacuum to remove standing water. This will help prevent water damage and the growth of mold or mildew.
Locate the source of the leak: Try to identify the source of the leak, such as a burst pipe, overflowing toilet, or leaky faucet. If you can't find the source of the leak, call a licensed plumber to inspect your plumbing system.
Call a licensed plumber: If the leak is beyond your ability to fix, call a licensed plumber immediately to fix the issue. A professional plumber will have the experience and tools necessary to repair the leak and prevent further damage.