The caring staff at Fontana Water Damage Services understands the inconvenience a slab leak can be to homeowners, that’s why we are here ready to step in and get the job tackled quickly and efficiently, with as little disruption to your daily lives as possible.
This is an issue that requires the services of licensed professionals. Our skilled team has the knowledge and know-how to get things back in working order in compliance with the local codes of the Fontana area.
Detecting a plumbing problem in its beginning stages is imperative. Unexplained wet spots, increased water usage, mold or mildew and cracks in your slab are all signs you should be aware of. We will start by investigating the cause of the leak and extent of the damage, then come up with the best plan of action that addresses your needs while adhering to your budget. Our clients can count on us to work with them closely and keep them updated on each step of your project. If you find yourself in the unfortunate situation of having slab problems, give us a call, we are the premier Fontana slab leak specialists.
A slab leak notably begins in a water line just under the concrete. This type of leak is usually very hard to correct because they are less accessible. Moreover, it is important to address a slab leak as soon as possible because the longer you wait the more the problem worsens. This could lead to a long-term damage that could turn out to be very costly.
Signs that could indicate a slab leak beneath your home or business include:
- Water marks or wet spots on the floor
- Water stains or wet spots on the walls
- Spots on your floor that are abnormally hot or cold or a different color
- Cracks in the wall
- Moldy or stale odors
- Sounds of water running or dripping
- Abnormally high water bills
Tips to help you pin point a slab leak
You will definitely have an idea of what a slab leak is when you start to see water coming up through the floor. A hot water line that has burst will cause the floor to be warm. You will feel it when you step on the floor or just by touch. In addition, you might notice the buckling on the floor if it is made of hardwood. There can also be water drops on your walls and other signs of water damage. In other cases, the clearest and definite sign of a slab leak in the sudden increase in your water bills.
If you come across all of these reasons and you suspect you have a slab leak. You can first do a simple test by carrying out a simple test. Simply turn off each and every water sources in your home. This includes, toilets, water heaters, faucets, sinks, dishwashers, showers, tubs, laundry machines, and so on. After that, take a careful look at your water meter. If it is still spinning, it is a clear indication of a leak.
In addition, this should not be your only assessment. The best way to know if you have a water leak is is to employ the services of a professional, knowledgeable plumber from our company. Our plumber can take a look at your home and business and utilize special state of the art equipment to detect any leak that may be occurring.