Crown Group Ohio Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Leak Detection’

What Are Slab Leaks? Are They Major Problems?

Monday, November 15th, 2021
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One of the most important jobs that plumbers do for homes is to locate hidden leaks. Leaking pipes not only waste water, but can also cause significant damage to building material and lead to the growth of dangerous molds. Unfortunately, many homes experience hidden leaks, and these leaks often remain disguised for too long.

And no type of hidden leak is trickier or more potentially damaging than the slab leak. So to answer the second part of the question in the post title first, yes, slab leaks are major problems. You’ll need the help of expert plumbers with the best tools to locate and repair them. 

Now we’ll go deeper into what slab leaks actually are … as well as how you might tell if your plumbing in Green, OH has them.

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Pinhole Leaks Sound Small, But They’re Big Trouble

Monday, March 22nd, 2021
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Last year we wrote a post about hidden leaks in homes and how they can lead to major trouble with high water bills and water damage. There are many ways leaks can begin in residential plumbing and remain hidden from sight for a long time. One of the most common is the pinhole leak, and we want to shine a spotlight on this problem in today’s post. The more you know about this insidious problem in your plumbing in Medina, OH, the easier it will be for you to spot the signs and call us to take care of it.

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Extremely High Water Bills? You May Have a Hidden Leak

Monday, October 5th, 2020
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“What’s going on with these water bills?” If you find yourself saying that each time the monthly utility bills arrive, you may have a serious problem with your home’s plumbing in Green, OH. You may be able to trace the increased water usage to issues with poor habits—overlong showers—but chances are strong that you’ve already taken things like this into account. You don’t know why the water use has increased so steeply and taken your monthly bills along for the unpleasant ride.

We can make a good guess as to what’s going on, because as professional plumbers we see it all the time. Your home has a hidden leak. Possibly several. This is common in homes all across the country and is one of the leading reasons for household water waste.

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