Precautions to Take to Prevent Slab Leaks

Leaking and ruptured waterlines are a problems that no Mobile homeowner wants to find themselves faced with. Slab and pinhole leaks can result in extensive damage to walls, flooring and even the concrete foundation of your home.

Mobile, AL slab_leak_repair_360These leaks can all too easily result in repair costs and cleanup expenses that can place strain on even the largest of household budgets.

Professional inspection and assessment services, as well as the routine maintenance that only a professional technician may be qualified to handle, can reduce the likelihood of future plumbing issues and help to ensure that your property will be less likely to be damaged by a slap or pinhole leak.

Replacing Older Pipes and Waterlines

Older homes where the plumbing system may be beginning to show signs of age are far more likely to be damaged by a leaking or ruptured waterline.

Rusted pipes, aging waterlines and fixtures that may have outlived their viable service life can significantly increase the risk of developing a problem.

Arranging to have your entire plumbing system assessed, inspected and tested can often be well worth the cost and effort. Failing to identify smaller issues and potential problems before they grow into larger concerns could find property owners faced with much higher repair costs.

The Dangers of High Water Pressure

Plumbing issues large and small can be a more frequent occurrence in Mobile homes where water pressure may be too high. The added stress that high water pressure may place on pipes, seals and even appliances can lead to premature wear and an increased risk of a breakdown or other plumbing related issue.

The tools, resources and experience of a qualified technician may be needed in order to ensure that your water pressure can be accurately measured and any adjustments that may be needed can be appropriately performed.

Testing Your Water Quality

Arranging to have the PH of your water tested as well as ensuring minerals, sediment and other contaminant is not present in sufficient quantity to damage your equipment or plumbing system can be a smart move.

Water that is laden with sediment and other particulate can leave residue that can build up over time and may begin to impede water flow or even lead to a complete blockage of a drain or waterline.

Filtration systems and water treatment services may be required in order to ensure that water quality issues do not have a negative impact on your plumbing system and equipment can often be critical resources when it comes to preventing a slap leak or other problem.

Don’t let a slab leak destroy your Mobile, AL home! Call Drain Busters Plumbing & Rooter at (251) 665-9898 to get it fixed.