Slab leaks are leaks in the plumbing beneath the home’s foundation. Most homes are built upon a concrete foundation and that concrete is referred to as the “slab”. A slab leak is a threat to the home because if it is left too long, it can cause rot and develop the potential to harm the whole house. Ideally, you need to know how to prevent slab leaks rather than waiting for a problem to arise and then having to deal with a full blown problem.Continue reading
Slab Leak Detection: Why So Important?
Slab leak detection is incredibly important for homeowners to be aware of, because something that is almost undetectable can wreak havoc on your home and budget. There are many types of plumbing leaks that require the attention of a qualified plumber but few are as fear inducing to homeowners as slab leaks.Continue reading
Checking For Slab Leak Signs
Most homes in the Phoenix Valley have post tension concrete slabs for foundations. The USDA survey shows clay soil in the Phoenix area that has a tendency to expand and contract particularly during our monsoon summer rains and a reinforced slab helps prevent the foundation from cracking. But that slab also makes a particular type of plumbing problem, slab leaks, very problematic.Continue reading
Tankless Water Heaters: Pros and Cons
If you are in the market for a new water heater or if you are building a home, you have probably seen a lot of talk about a tankless water heater, but it is not something most of us know a lot about.Continue reading
Sewer Line Replacement
High on the list of the things homeowners don’t want to have to worry about is anything to do with the sewer line. It seems intimidating and unknowable, but that isn’t the case at all. If you are worried about needing a sewer line replacement we are here to help.
When Should I Replace My Water Heater?
Homeownership comes with a lot of perks, but it can also inspire lots of worries. For example, you may worry about the plumbing, or you may ask yourself, when should I replace my water heater? How can you know if your water heater needs work, or if it is about to blow? Don’t get too worried because we have the information you need to solve any issues you might be having.Continue reading
How To Tell If Your Sewer Line Is Broken
How on Earth would you know if your sewer line might be damaged or need repair? It is under the ground and not something you can just check like the electrical breaker box. When you’ve got some strange signs from the plumbing, you need to know how to tell if your sewer line is broken in order to put your mind at ease.Continue reading