Leak Detection

Leak Detection Boulder, Co

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A water leak in your home should always be taken very seriously. Even a small leak can cause a great deal of water damage over time and also pose a health risk due to the growth of toxic black mold. At the first sign of a leak, or if you even suspect that there might be a leak in your Boulder, Co home, call (720) 650-2455 immediately. The leak detection specialists of Boulder, Co at Flatirons Plumbing will arrive quickly and get to work locating even the most obscure leaks in and around your home.

Leak Detection in Boulder, Co is not uncommon. With over 20 years in business, we have the experience, expertise, and tools needed to locate leaks hidden in the walls and floors of your home as well as the ones under the slab foundation of your home. Never risk the safety of your home and your loved ones to a handyman. Call the licensed plumbers at Flatirons Plumbing and know that if there is a leak, we will find it and provide you with cost-effective options to repair it.

Types Of Plumbing Leaks

All water leaks hold the potential to cause serious structural damage to your home and are a waste of your money and a precious natural resource. So while all leaks are dangerous, they also fall into one of two categories. Overt leaks are the ones that are easily noticed. These can include:

  • Dripping faucets, showers, hose spigots tubs
  • A running toilet
  • A leak in the water supply to an appliance like a dishwasher or refrigerator
  • A leak at a water heater or water softener
  • A leak in a pipe under a sink or other exposed area

The leaks that should be considered even more worrisome are the ones that are hidden. These can be in the walls, floors, or ceilings of your home or even under your slab foundation. These leaks are often hard to detect and should be addressed as soon as you have reason to believe that there is a leak.

Call us today at (720) 650-2455 to schedule an appointment with our top rated local plumbing service. Your satisfaction is guaranteed!

Slab Leaks

When your home is built on a slab foundation, pipes are running under the concrete to carry water into your home. When any of these pipes are damaged, this issue is called a slab leak. Even a very tiny leak under the foundation of your home can cause severe damage to your home and could promote the growth of toxic black mold.

Locating Slab Leaks

In most cases, you will not be sure that you have a slab leak until you contact the slab leak detection specialist in Boulder, Co at Flatirons Plumbing. It might be a high water bill or loss of water pressure that has caused your concern. Still, the only way to be sure it a professional evaluation of your home’s plumbing system. Our pros use the latest in leak detection technology to search for water leaks in a non-invasive manner. Our tools allow us to listen for the sound of running water under the foundation of your home rather than tearing holes in the concrete to visually inspect for signs of a leak. This process, along with the results from pressure testing, your piping allows us to locate any slab leaks under your home quickly.

Fixing A Slab Leak

Once a leak is located, our pros will explain to you the best method for repairing the issue. The location of the hole will often determine how it is best to make the repair. Leaks near the edge of your foundation can often be repaired by digging under the concrete. In other cases, we can reroute the pipe inside the walls or floor of your home to eliminate the leaking pipe. Our final option is to cut a hole in the concrete to repair the leak. But whichever method we use, rest assured, we will work carefully and respectfully to reduce the disruption in your home. And once we have finished, we will completely clean up our work area.

Water leaks are always very serious and should be addressed as soon as possible to reduce the damage and expense for repairs. A call to (720) 650-2455 is the only way that you will know for sure if there is a dangerous leak lurking under your home’s foundation. Our pros will arrive promptly and provide you with accurate information and cost-effective solutions for any Leak Detection in your Boulder, Co home. And as with all of our work, you will have the Flatirons Plumbing warranty and customer satisfaction guarantee backing your repairs.

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