Call Midway Services for Experienced Slab Leak Repair in Clearwater

A slab leak is one of the most difficult plumbing problems to detect and remedy. It’s easy to have one and not notice; its seepage can be a nightmare for homeowners. Count on the industry leaders from Midway ServicesTotal Home Comfort to save you from headache and worry.

What Is a Slab Leak?

A slab leak happens when a pipe ruptures underneath the concrete foundation of your home, driveway, or pool deck. This type of leak is complicated to repair because a professional must break through the concrete slab to reach the pipe.

Symptoms

When you have a leak hidden deep beneath solid concrete at your residence, it can be very difficult to detect. So what should you look for? Check for the following signs:

  • High water bills: If you are experiencing higher water bills without using more water, there is most likely water escaping a pipe somewhere in your residence, under the slab or inside a wall. It’s important that you have a professional perform an assessment immediately.
  • Dripping or splashing sounds: Do you hear running or dripping water in your home when all water sources aren’t switched on?
  • Cracks in walls or flooring: A slab leak can wash away the ground that supports the foundation of your home in Clearwater, compromising its support. The weight of the building can cause the foundation to sag and create cracks in the walls or floor.
  • Mildew underneath the carpet: The outflowing water can seep up through the concrete slab, creating the perfect environment for mold growth.
  • Hot spot: A possible indication of a hot water leak beneath your residence is a hot spot on the floor of your house.

An easy method to determine if water is escaping into or below your home is by utilizing the meter test. Simply turn off all faucets and ensure there are no appliances using water, then go check out your meter. If the needle is still moving, there is a definite leak, and you should request a professional for emergency maintenance.

Why Trust Total Home Comfort?

Even the smallest slab leak can be a big crisis, so it’s imperative to choose an experienced professional for outstanding customer service and superior quality repairs. Make sure they can support their help with years of dependable service and thousands of satisfied clients.

There’s no reason for someone to damage your property searching for the source of a leak; breaking into the concrete without first pinpointing the location of the damage is never acceptable. Rely on Midway Services Total Home Comfort to locate the exact location of the damaged pipe by using state-of-the-art thermal imaging and electromagnetic pipeline locators, with no damage to your concrete.

Once the leak is located, our experienced technicians use their thorough teachings to utilize the smallest entrance hole possible, sometimes even minimizing the disruption of property to a single floor tile. This helps you save on the cost of labor and repairs after the leak is stopped.

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Repair Options for a Slab Leak

After we have found the source of the leak, there are several repair options we might use. Their results will vary by property and the severity of the damage:

  1. With newer construction, it is often as simple as our plumber opening the concrete directly above the damage and fixing the pipe.
  2. Sometimes with old systems, or a system with a history of problems, it is more cost-effective for the specialist to repipe the entire line rather than attempt a repair.
  3. If there are multiple leaks throughout the water line, it is sometimes possible for us to apply an epoxy coating to the inside of the pipe to seal the damaged areas, rather than breaking multiple holes in the floor for direct access.

With our flat-rate pricing, there are no hidden costs, and any additional expenses will be talked about with you so there are never any surprises. We also can help you with one-hour emergency service during normal business hours when scheduling permits.

For Your Peace of Mind

At Midway Services Total Home Comfort, we take your peace of mind very seriously. We are aware that by hiring us, you are inviting someone who might be unfamiliar into your home or onto your property. We know that can be stressful.

Every plumbing technician we hire at Midway ServicesTotal Home Comfort must pass a nationwide criminal background check and a drug screening. Our technicians visit within their scheduled time, driving a company vehicle, neatly dressed in uniform, and sporting a Midway Services Total Home Comfort ID badge. Rest assured that we will leave our work areas neat and tidy, and we will treat your home and furnishings as carefully we would our own.

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