You open your mailbox and rifle through the junk mail, only to find a thicker-than-normal water bill. You open it, only to find a request for payment from the water company for 2-3 times the amount you normally pay, if not more!
High water bills can be the symptom of many things. Those of you with teens may simply attribute it to them taking hour-long showers, or, someone using the back of a truck bed and a tarp as a makeshift pool during the hot summer months. However, in situations regarding drops in water pressure, or even an in-tandem spike in your heating bill, it could be a very serious sign of a slab leak.
What is a slab leak? They can have many reasons for occurring, but, the most common, overall reason is a failing pipe located beneath your foundation. Whether it happens due to corrosion, or, by failing and bursting, a slab leak can cause major damage if not dealt with properly.
That’s where a company like IRS comes into the picture. There are many ways to diagnose a slab leak, including simply listening for the sound of water. However, most times a slab leak is simply not detectable due to it being caused by pinhole leaks from corrosion. Without sensitive moisture reading equipment, such as the type we use, these leaks can go undetected for years, causing unknown amounts of damage.
You may be asking yourself, how do we solve this problem? But, you don’t have to worry about that, because with IRS, we make sure that the job is done correctly and that your peace of mind is secured.