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Concealed Water Leak Detection

Do you have a high water bill or low water pressure you may have a leak.


Concealed Slab Leak Detection Services in Miami Dade and Broward.

When it comes to slab leak detection and repair, homeowners and businesses in Miami-Dade and Broward County trust JCN Plumbing for fast, reliable, and professional service. Slab leaks can cause significant damage to your property if not addressed promptly. Our experienced team is dedicated to providing top-notch plumbing services to ensure your home or business remains safe and secure.


What is a Concealed Slab Leak?

A slab leak occurs when the water pipes beneath the concrete foundation of your home or business develop leaks. These leaks can lead to severe water damage, structural issues, and costly repairs if not detected early.


Common Signs of Concealed Slab Leak:

One of the first signs of a slab leak is an unexpected spike in your water bills. If you notice a sudden increase without any changes in your water usage, it could indicate a hidden leak under the slab foundation. These leaks cause continuous water flow, leading to higher water consumption and increased costs.

Slab leaks often result in wet spots or damp areas appearing on your floors. These patches can be a clear indication that water is seeping up through the foundation. Over time, these damp areas can cause significant damage to your flooring and promote mold growth, posing health risks.


If you feel warm spots on your flooring, it could be a sign of a hot water line leaking beneath the slab. These warm areas are usually noticeable when walking barefoot indoors and can indicate a serious hot water leak that needs immediate attention to prevent further damage.


Experiencing low water pressure throughout your home or business can be a symptom of a slab leak. As water escapes from the pipes beneath the slab, it reduces the pressure available for your plumbing fixtures. This drop in pressure can affect everything from showers to dishwashers, making daily tasks more challenging.


Hearing the sound of running water when all fixtures and appliances are turned off is a strong indication of a slab leak. This constant noise suggests that water is escaping from the pipes under your foundation. If you hear this, it’s crucial to contact a professional plumber immediately to locate and repair the leak before it causes extensive damage.



How are Concealed Slab Leaks Detected?

Detecting slab leaks requires specialized equipment and expertise. Here’s how professionals typically identify and locate these hidden leaks:

1. Visual Inspection
The first step in detecting a slab leak is a thorough visual inspection. Plumbers look for common signs such as damp spots, cracks in the foundation, or the presence of mold. These indicators can suggest a potential leak, prompting further investigation.

2. Water Meter Test
A simple yet effective method is the water meter test. Plumbers turn off all water fixtures and appliances in the property, then observe the water meter. If the meter continues to move, it indicates that water is still flowing somewhere in the system, suggesting a leak.

3. Acoustic Leak Detection
Acoustic leak detection involves using specialized listening devices to detect the sound of water escaping from pipes. These devices amplify the sound of water movement, allowing plumbers to pinpoint the exact location of the leak within the slab.

4. Infrared Thermography
Infrared thermography uses thermal imaging cameras to detect temperature variations caused by leaking water. Warm or cold spots on the thermal image can help identify the leak’s location, especially in the case of hot water line leaks.

5. Pressure Testing
Pressure testing involves isolating sections of the plumbing system and measuring the pressure. A drop in pressure in a specific section indicates a potential leak. This method helps narrow down the area that needs further examination.

6. Electronic Leak Detection
Electronic leak detection employs advanced equipment that sends electrical signals through the pipes. The signal changes when it encounters a leak, helping to accurately locate the leak without the need for extensive excavation.

7. Dye Testing
In some cases, plumbers use dye testing to confirm a leak’s location. They introduce a safe, non-toxic dye into the plumbing system, and if the dye appears on the floor or ground, it indicates the presence of a leak.

By using these advanced techniques, professionals can detect slab leaks efficiently and with minimal disruption to your property. Early detection is crucial to prevent extensive damage and costly repairs. If you suspect a slab leak, it’s essential to contact a qualified plumber who can perform these diagnostic tests and provide timely solutions.


Need Help?

Don’t let a slab leak compromise the safety and integrity of your home or business. If you suspect a slab leak, contact JCN Plumbing today for prompt and professional slab leak detection and repair services in Miami-Dade and Broward County.
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Alex and his guys did an amazing job on our house in South Miami. Alex was very polite, well dressed and very knowledgeable. Their van was very organized and not to mention they replaced all our cast iron pipes with PVC pipes in 1 day! They showed up at 8am and didn’t leave until 11pm. They picked up all the excess rocks and cleaned up after the job was done. Toilets and showers worked great after they finished. Pricing was very competitive too. I couldn’t be any happier. I would recommend them to anyone needing plumbing done.
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