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Our Leak Detection Fees Apply Towards The Repair Of The Leak!

  • Slab Leak Detection No Matter Where the Leak is We Will Find It!
  • Pinhole Leaks We will Fix
  • Hard To Find Pinhole Leaks
  • We Dig It Up No Matter Where the Leak is We Will Find It
  • If There Is A Leak We Can Find It

Contact Us Now

We will fix all your issues

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Contact Us : (909) 592-8487

E-mail : [email protected]

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Our Leak Detection Fees Apply Towards The Repair Of The Leak!

  • Slab Leak Detection No Matter Where the Leak is We Will Find It!
  • Pinhole Leaks We will Fix
  • Hard To Find Pinhole Leaks
  • We Dig It Up No Matter Where the Leak is We Will Find It
  • If There Is A Leak We Can Find It

Contact Us Now

We will fix all your issues

Contact Information


 

Contact Us : 626-240-131

E-mail : [email protected]

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Experience Where It’s Needed

In any case, the only way to accurately determine if you have a slab leak is to perform leak detection. Does that sound confusing? Not to us. Just give us a call and we will show up and figure out where your water leak is and repair it. We have the most highly trained, experienced plumbers in the area. Our plumbers work on slab and other leaks every day, it’s what we do! You can count on the following

  1. Upfront pricing We come out for free and provide a free estimate before we start to find your water, gas, or drain leak.
  2. Professionalism  We will accurately diagnose the leak and provide a sensible, professional quote for the repairs
  3. Prompt Service We will arrive at your appointment on time. We will always strive for the highest level of communication.
  4. Workmanship All work is installed with care and diligence. All work is guaranteed.

Experience Where It’s Needed

In any case, the only way to accurately determine if you have a slab leak is to perform leak detection. Does that sound confusing? Not to us. Just give us a call and we will show up and figure out where your water leak is and repair it. We have the most highly trained, experienced plumbers in the area. Our plumbers work on slab and other leaks every day, it’s what we do! You can count on the following

  1. Upfront pricing We come out for free and provide a free estimate before we start to find your water, gas, or drain leak.
  2. Professionalism  We will accurately diagnose the leak and provide a sensible, professional quote for the repairs
  3. Prompt Service We will arrive at your appointment on time. We will always strive for the highest level of communication.
  4. Workmanship All work is installed with care and diligence. All work is guaranteed.

One call to JB Plumbing will solve your San Dimas leak detection needs.

As the steel in the pipe continues to rust, it becomes thinner and thinner. Eventually, it becomes so thin that a leak occurs. These water leaks in galvanized water lines can actually rust shut and seal themselves up. The problem is that the leak returns and is even worse than before. The best way to fix these leaks in galvanized piping under the slab is to do a copper re-pipe. Only a leak detection can determine the extent of the problem.

Most of the time, leaks are located in copper pipe under the concrete slab foundation. The copper pipe that is installed under the concrete is a special soft copper piping. This soft copper piping comes in 60’ rolls. This pipe is rolled out under the concrete to each plumbing fixture in the house.

Building code requires the pipe to be installed without joints under the slab. Therefore, the pipe is rolled out and is brought to above-the-concrete level and terminated in the wall. At this point, all of the lines are tied together in a manifold.  Sometimes, when this copper is installed, it becomes dented or kinked. This usually happens at a bend in the pipe. When water passes over the kink or dent, it causes wear in the pipe. This is usually the cause of a copper slab leak.

Thermal Image of the House
Thermal Image of the House

One call to JB Plumbing will solve your San Dimas leak detection needs.

As the steel in the pipe continues to rust, it becomes thinner and thinner. Eventually, it becomes so thin that a leak occurs. These water leaks in galvanized water lines can actually rust shut and seal themselves up. The problem is that the leak returns and is even worse than before. The best way to fix these leaks in galvanized piping under the slab is to do a copper re-pipe. Only a leak detection can determine the extent of the problem.

Most of the time, leaks are located in copper pipe under the concrete slab foundation. The copper pipe that is installed under the concrete is a special soft copper piping. This soft copper piping comes in 60’ rolls. This pipe is rolled out under the concrete to each plumbing fixture in the house.

Building code requires the pipe to be installed without joints under the slab. Therefore, the pipe is rolled out and is brought to above-the-concrete level and terminated in the wall. At this point, all of the lines are tied together in a manifold.  Sometimes, when this copper is installed, it becomes dented or kinked. This usually happens at a bend in the pipe. When water passes over the kink or dent, it causes wear in the pipe. This is usually the cause of a copper slab leak.

What to expect

  • The process of finding a leak under the concrete is called leak detection.
  • This is done with very sophisticated and sensitive equipment.
  • The first step in the process is to take decibel readings throughout the house. This will help your leak detection expert identify which pipe is leaking.
  • After taking readings, we will use another piece of equipment to locate and trace he actual pipe that is leaking. Once this is done, we can pinpoint the actual leak.
  • Finally the plumber will explain the findings of the leak detection and the recommended repair.

There are several options for the actual repair. The first is to break up a small hole in the concrete in order to reach the pipe. Once the pipe is exposed, we cut out the leaking section of the pipe. Then, we install a new section of pipe. The next option is to abandon the leaking pipe and reroute a new pipe above the ground. The last option is a complete copper re-pipe.