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Slab Leak Mold Problems

During the construction of residences and businesses, water and sewer lines are frequently installed beneath or within the concrete slabs that form the building foundation. For a variety of reasons, these buried lines can spring leaks and release significant amounts of water into the surrounding area. The commonly accepted term for this situation is a [...]

7 Signs or Symptoms of Slab Leak Problems and How to Tell if They Are Serious

Worried you might have a slab leak? A slab leak is a water pipe leak that takes place within a concrete slab which is also the foundation of the building. The water seeps into the concrete, up into your floor and outdoors too. How do pipes break if they’re enclosed in concrete? Sometimes leaks are [...]

5 Ways to Check for Slab Leaks Yourself Before They Ruin Your Home or Property

Because slab leaks are hidden underneath the foundation slab of your home, you might not notice them right away. In fact, unless you have a pipe burst, it can take months before you realize anything is wrong unless you know what to look for. To help you catch a leak in your home before significant [...]

How to Prevent Slab Leaks from Happening and Ruining Your Home

Slab leaks can be devastating. Once the moisture from a slab leak invades your home, you can run into trouble with mold and mildew, have your flooring ruined, and worse. The good news is that you can play a role in helping to ensure that you don’t get a slab leak, at least not one [...]

Does Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Slab Leak Repair?

Most leaks in your home are annoying. Some might even cause a small amount of damage. But slab leaks are a very different beast. When you have a slab leak, you are all but guaranteed to suffer significant damage to your home. And should this happen to you, you will turn to your homeowner’s insurance [...]

Slab Leaks: Frequently Asked Questions from Orange County Residents

Has your plumber given you the news that you have a slab leak? Or perhaps a friend or neighbor told you about their experience with a slab leak. Wherever you heard about it, if you want to learn more about this type of plumbing issue, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, Orange [...]

How Serious Are Slab Leak Problems Under Your Orange County Home?

Here in Orange County, and throughout most of the United States, concrete slabs are the most common type of foundation used in homes and commercial properties. Due to a variety of factors, including seismic activity, slab leaks are a relatively common problem in the area. However, don’t let that make you think these leaks are [...]

How an Unusually High Water Bill Won’t Just Cost You More Money, but the Foundation You Live On

When the water bill arrives, we all hold our breath a little, hoping that the number inside will be within the expected range. But on some occasions, we end up being pretty shocked by what we find. Various factors that can cause this, including indiscriminate water use by yourself and other members of your household. [...]