Ways to Repair a Henderson Slab Leak

Posted by on Sep 9, 2014 in Leak Repair Henderson NV

Dealing with a slab leak in your home is certainly not a fun situation to be in. They can be exceptionally costly to repair. We will be sharing exactly what causes the need for a slab leak repair in Henderson  below.

The slab is the floor or foundation of the home made of poured concrete. The house is built upon this concrete foundation. Generally, water lines in the plumbing systems for the home are put into the concrete when the home is built. Often during this installment the water pipes get dented and over time with water running with the pipes that are dented, pinhole leakages can occur. As water remains to leak from the pipe, that water triggers the cement to fracture and sag.Leak Repair Henderson NV

How to Repair Henderson Slab Leaks

If left without being dealt with the probable will continue to worsen. One method of taking care of a slab leakage is to break up the concrete that has a leaking pipe and replace it. This process makes use of a jackhammer to break up the concrete.

The 2nd choice instead of breaking the concrete and changing the dinged up water pipe, is to reroute the waterline around the leak. The old water lines will be capped and sealed. This is a lot less intrusive and can only be done if the structural integrity of the concrete is still in good shape.

For times of needing a slab inspection or repair, do not hesitate to contact us for any Henderson Slab Leak Repair that you might need repaired.