A slab leak occurs in the pipes under your foundation or in your concrete slab. Some signs of this type of leak include damp carpets, floors and baseboards, higher water bills, and foundation cracks. But to definitively detect a slab leak, you need a skilled pro. Our technicians use specially designed high-tech tools to locate the water lines under your home and to listen to the water flowing through the pipes to pinpoint the exact location of your leak(s).
He turned off the circuit breaker and replaced the switch before restoring power to the unit. The technician checked to make sure that the disposer was operational before leaving the residence.
Our technician turned off the property’s water supply before replacing the worn washer with a brand new one. The homeowner was pleased with our timely and accurate assessment, and she admitted that she was expecting a much larger problem.
The technician attached the hose to the supply stub, made sure that the nuts and washers were correctly mounted and reconnected the water supply to test the fixture and make sure it was not leaking.
To get it running again, the technician first turned off the electrical power and used his hands to manually spin the fan blades on the motor. He then restored power and verified that the unit was working.
He turned on the shutoff valve and called the landlord to make sure that he had fixed the problem.
The technician turned off the water supply and loosened the bolts that were holding the toilet to the floor. He was then able to remove the pipe to clear the clog and reattach the pipe to the toilet fixture. The customer assisted our technician in moving the toilet back into its proper location, and the technician tightened the bolts before restoring the water supply and ensuring that the toilet was properly flushing.
Since it was a newer style water heater, the technician was able to push a button to spark the generator and ignite the pilot light. He placed a follow-up call to the client who confirmed that they finally had hot water again.
He informed the business owner that his best option in this case would be to completely replace the pipe to prevent hazardous sewer gases from escaping into the building. The client agreed with our technician and gave him permission to replace the damaged copper pipe with a more resilient PVC model.
He was able to tighten the clamp where the hose met the disposal to restore water flow throughout the line and turned the water back on to test the unit before leaving the job.
He was then able to dig out the corroded, root-infested pipe and replace it with a new PVC plastic pipe to reduce the chance of the issue reoccurring.
He informed the client that he may consider purchasing a new unit since replacing the loose blades may cost just as much, if not more.
The technician informed the client that his best option would be to replace the entire unit as they are only typically designed to last for 10 to 12 years.
He dug two holes on either side of the pipe and was able to blast the old, damaged pipe out while replacing it with a new one at the same time. We did a follow-up call to the homeowner several weeks later, and she reported no excess water in her yard.
He disconnected the damaged pipe and replaced it with a new one before reattaching the line and filling in the trench.
He removed the large of napkins, replaced the P-trap, restored the water and ensured that he had fixed the problem before leaving the property.
The technician was able to remove the safety plate from the drain and insert his plumbing snake into the pipe. After moving it around inside the drain, the technician was able to finally pull out large amounts of hair and papers from old shampoo labels. He replaced the cover and turned on the faucet in the bathtub to ensure that the drain was properly functioning.
He extracted the toy and before leaving, checked to make sure that the toilet was properly flushing.
He gave the customer a list of things to watch out for such as leaking or foul-smelling water that could be indicative of a potential problem.
We were able to turn off the water, replace the worn washer and restore water supply to the house.
He was then able to feed an auger into the line to clear the debris.
The technician shut off the gas, placed the valve on the houseline and made sure the fittings were firmly connected before he restored gas to the building.
Although the technician agreed that the client did the right thing in her attempts to tighten the pipes, the technician saw that the pipe had become extremely corroded over the years and that a PVC pipe may be better suited for the client’s needs. He turned off the water supply to the home, removed the corroded system and fit a PVC pipe in its place. Before leaving the residence, the technician restored water flow and tested the pipe.