Installation of the piping system in most buildings extend to the floor slab. Instances of leaks occurring from these pipes are prevalent and this owes to a wide range of factors. Leaks from the piping system installed in the slab often corrodes the slab and this might lead to numerous forms of damage. Of importance is to ensure there are measures in place to cater for such occurrences and ensure the leaks are rectified accordingly. Solution to the detected leaks is to ensure there is a reliable solution to repair the leaks and this need to be offered by a professional technician with capacity to perform a fulfilling job.
Identification of the leaks is the first step in sourcing for a solution to the problem. Simple indicators such as soggy floors can be followed to show there is a leak. Plumbers with expertise on the job also have varying approaches that make identification more precise. The plumber engaged for this purpose must have the right accreditation and certification in order to serve as desired.
There are different approaches that are used in repairing the leaking pipes. Cutting the slab to reach the pipe is the common approach and this is followed by fixing the point which is leaking on the pipe. Cutting off the entire area where the pipe is leaking is one of the possible solutions applied for this purpose. Where the damage is extensive, to replace the entire pipe in a process known as repiping. Repiping serves to reduce joints on the pipe ad this means reduced chances of future leaks. Application of coats is also applicable in the event that the affected area is small and the leaks are not excessive.
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