Slab Leak Repair in Mesa & Gilbert, Arizona
Repair That Leak Before It Becomes A Nightmare
Slab leaks are actually leaks in copper pipes, not in the slab itself. However, the leaks in the plumbing may come through the concrete slab, which is why we call it a slab leak. So when it comes to slab leak repair service, our job is to find the leaking pipe and repair it. When a leak under your slab is left unrepaired, it can cause significant damage to the foundation of your home and result in unwanted repair costs. That’s why it’s important to identify and repair the leak as soon as possible.
Dangers of a slab leak:
- Cracks in your foundation
- Moldy carpeting
- Warped walls and drywall
Signs you might have a slab leak:
- Higher than normal water bills
- Higher than normal electric or gas bills
- Visible water leaking from the foundation
- Water spots on floors or walls
- Sounds of running water in the walls
- Hot spots on the ground
- Less hot water available in the water heater
If you have a slab leak, don’t put it off. Schedule a free estimate now, and we’ll put your mind at ease and save further damage to your home.
How do you fix a slab leak?
There are several options in fixing your slab leak. We’ll identify the best method and let you know the costs when we do our estimate. The options to fix a slab leak include replacing the pipes, re-routing the pipes, doing an internal repair on the pipes (pipelining), doing a trenchless repair, and, as a last resort, opening up the foundation.
How serious is a slab leak?
Slab leaks, as we’ve mentioned, are very serious. Unfortunately, people tend to take a wait-and-see approach when they first see signs (listed above) of a leak. This can result in the leak creating damage to the slab and the home and incur significant costs.
How much does it cost to repair a slab leak?
The first concern is stopping the leak and making the right repair on it to prevent further damage due to the slab leak. We provide you an estimate and explain all of the options available. The cost to repair a slab leak can range from $500 all the way up to $4,000. If we need to repipe everything, that can cost even more. But remember, those costs are small compared to fixing damage caused by a slab leak, so don’t put it off.
How long does it take to fix a slab leak?
A slab leak repair typically takes 2-3 days, depending on the extent of the repair. This is not something that can be done by the homeowner. There may be additional work after the repairs, such as paint, wall fixes, carpet repair, etc.
Does homeowners insurance cover a slab leak?
It is possible that your home insurance will cover some costs, including the repairs to the slab leak and repairs to any damage caused by the leak. We encourage you to contact your insurance agent to find out your specific coverage.