Slab Leak Repair Service Hinsdale, IL
Having a leak below your slab can cause significant damage to your home without your awareness. The plumbing pros at Fred Glinke Plumbing can help solve your slab leaks. For immediate service, please call (630) 323-7320
Slab Repair Caused from Burst Pipe
When a leaks enters your home they can bad, especially depending on where the leak enters your home. Unfortunately, having a leak below the home's concrete slab is one of the worst spots to have one. The plumbing professionals at Fred Glinke Plumbing have years of experience working on these types of slab leaks and can help you stop the leak right away!
What Is A Slab Leak?
Many homes without basements in the Chicago area were built on slabs When there is a leak beneath the slab, this can be cause very serious damage because they effect the foundation of your home or office. Ironically, these leaks can happen with all types of plumbing pipes and when left untreated for prolonged periods of time, they may cause significant damage. A slab leak can happen at any time for a variety of reasons
What Causes a Leak Below the Slab?
There are primarily four reasons that would cause a leak below your slab. Stubborn tree or shrub roots search for water and when they are thirsty, they can disrupt the piping underneath your slab causing all kinds of damage. Pipes below your slab can suffer from corrosion. When pipes are surrounded by soil and water runs through those pipes, they begin to corrode. Pipe corrosion is the most common form of slab leaks. Abrasion is another factor that contributes slab leaks. Abrasions result from dented or damaged pipes and overtime, cause the pipe to leak. The last culprit for a leaky pipe is due to excess pressure. Excess pressure in your pipes can cause a strain on pipes and lead to further damage over time.
What are the Signs of a Slab Leak?
If you feel you have a slab leak, call the experts at Fred Glinke Plumbing right away. Our technicians are on standby and will help you dianose if there is a slab leak. Knowing where the leak is and how to stop it fast will help reduce damage to the rest of the house. If you want to check for a leak in your slab pipe, here are the tell tale signs to look out for:
- Water coming from under your slab
- Listen for running water sounds
- If you see cracks or damage to your floors or walls
- If you have noticed water bills higher than usual
- Warm spots on the floor
If you have noticed any of these signs in your home or office, it could be a sign of a slab leak. Our plumbing technicians are on stand by to help you with your leak detection service and can help make the adequate repairs.
For immediate plumbing service, call our 24 hour hotline: (630) 323-7320