Leaks can develop in water supply and waste lines for many reasons, including corrosion, impact damage, poorly joined fittings, and soil or foundation movement. Leaks in plumbing lines that are visible and accessible can often be detected and corrected relatively quickly, minimizing property damage, wasted water, and repair expenses. However, leaks that occur in underground plumbing lines are more problematic. These hidden leaks can go undetected for long periods.
It's wise for home and business owners and building managers to be on the lookout for telltale signs of underground plumbing leaks. These signs might include a sudden spike in your water bill that doesn't accurately reflect water usage in the building. Suppose the leak is just under a concrete slab or outside a concrete foundation. In that case, moisture could be coming through the concrete, darkening and dampening the masonry – another telltale sign.
Several telltale signs indicate an underground water leak, including:
If you notice any of these signs of an underground water leak, call the experts at J.R. Snider for pipe repairs. If we cannot find a leak, we can recommend a trusted local professional for underground water leak detection service. These professionals have the equipment to locate hidden leaks within pipes beneath the ground. If a leak is found, J.R. Snider's professionals can repair it.
There are many considerations when attempting to fix your underground water leak. First, you must locate the leak with the help of a professional. Next, you need to determine who owns the pipe. After that, your water needs to be turned off. Our team will then dig the trench, bail water from the channel to expose the damaged pipe, repair the water line, test the repair, fill the trench, and flush the system.
When you count on the experts at J.R. Snider, you can rest assured that we will prevent your property from being ruined by water damage. Our underground leak repair and plumbing services are available in Ashburn, Middleburg, The Plains, Chantilly, Leesburg, Woodbridge, Manassas, Sterling, Springfield, Ashburn, and nearby. Contact us today for a free estimate, or call us at 1-844-266-3286 to schedule an appointment.