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Precautions to Take to Prevent Slab Leaks

Plumbing leaks and burst pipes that are located beneath the concrete foundation of your Arlington home can cause extensive damage.
Arlington, VA slab_leak_repair_360Arranging for a professional to inspect your plumbing, adjust your water pressure or even to test the PH and sediment levels that may be found in your water supply can significantly reduce the risk of future slab leaks and other plumbing related problem that may entail extensive repair costs.
Comprehensive inspection services and routine maintenance solutions can be often obtained for far less costs needed to address a slab leak.

Having Your Water Pressure Adjusted

High water pressure can rupture seals, strain pipes and lead to excessive wear on your entire plumbing system.
The problems caused by excessive water pressure can range from minor annoyances to serious plumbing emergencies that require immediate attention extensive repair costs.
Property owners can all too easily find themselves faced with a repair bill that they may place considerable strain on their budget should a pipe, fixture or seal located beneath their Arlington home’s foundation burst or develop a leak.
The periodic inspection and water pressure adjustments an experienced technician can provide could make a greater difference than many property owners might imagine.

Equipment Inspection

Older pipes and equipment that may have outlived its useful service life is often a substantial liability. Having your entire system inspected in order to find and address any issues that may be present can help to ensure that problems of a more serious nature are less likely to develop.
Arranging for a professional to assess the overall condition of your plumbing or to perform a comprehensive inspection of your system can ensure that minor issues are able to be identified and dealt with before they have a chance to develop into more serious problems.

Water Testing Services

While sediment within your water supply may not seem like a major concern, buildups and deposits that occur on the inside of pipes and fixtures can create many problems.
Pipes that may be suffering from reduced or occluded water flow due to a buildup of sediment may be far more likely to develop leaks. Seals and connections between fixtures can likewise suffer premature wear should a buildup develop.
Arranging for a professional test of your water quality may allow you to take prompt and effective action to address the situation long before a leak develops. Filtration systems and water treatment services may be required in order to keep potentially serious plumbing issues from developing.

Don’t let a slab leak destroy your Arlington, VA home! Call The Plumbing Dr. at (703) 525-9280 to get it fixed.