Plumbing leak damage Gainesville Florida: Plumbing leaks can cause a variety of damage to your home or office and often times can go undetected for days even weeks. Plumbing leaks in the foundation’s of homes can be difficult to locate with out the proper equipment such as thermal imaging camera’s, moisture survey equipment, sonar guided leak detection equipment. Leaks in a homes foundation often times start so small they can’t be spotted by the naked eye however they can grow the size of a pea within days flooding your home or causing hidden mold damage. Mold damage resulting from a hidden plumbing leak in your foundation can be costly and often times insurance companies are looking to deny the claim or minimize the claim. Most homeowners have what is known as an HO3 policy in the state of Florida. The HO3 policy is a standard protection policy regulated sold to consumers by insurance companies. Every year insurance companies review the claims for the year and make amendments to the policy any where they are losing money. The state of Florida regulates amendments to insurance policies attempting to protect the consumers from the insurance companies. Insurance companies decided mold remediation and mold liability was costing money so a mold limit of 10,000.00 dollars per policy period was passed. Hidden plumbing leaks can cause more then 10,000.00 dollars in mold damage in a 5 day period leaving the consumer or homeowner stuck with the remaining costs for mold related services. Mold remediation can be very expensive testing for mold contamination can coat as much as 1,500.00 dollars before any work begins. Mold contamination can be harmful to building occupants and should be remediated quickly by a licensed professional. Plumbing leaks in foundation of homes often times occur in copper plumbing lines that are 15 years old or more. North Central Florida has very hard water due to lime rock deposits which can be abrasive to copper plumbing lines over a period of time. Usually when a home suffers from a foundation leak in a copper line we find that chances of another leak increase by 50 percent. If you feel you have plumbing leak damage call Gainesville Leak Detection Inc.
Gainesville Leak Detection, Inc: Slab Leak Detection in Gainesville, Florida
Gainesville Leak Detection, Inc is the slab leak detection expert in Gainesville, Florida. Slab leaks are often very difficult to locate and most plumbing companies lack the proper training and equipment needed. Gainesville Leak Detection locates hundreds of slab leaks a year in north central Florida.
Signs that you may have a slab leak:
- If your water bill is much higher then normal and/or if water use is much higher then expected you may have a slab leak.
- If you hear water running in the walls or in your foundation you may have a slab leak.
- If you have fill dirt that has washed out from underneath your home you may have a slab leak.
Often times slab leaks start off invisible to the naked eye and increase rapidly over the course of days and weeks. Slab leaks have the ability to cause severe water and mold damage to your home in a matter of days. Slab leaks can compromise your home’s foundation by pushing the fill dirt out from underneath, causing expensive structural issues.
Gainesville Leak Detection offers leak detection service using non-invasive leak detection methods utilizing the latest technology in thermal imaging cameras, acoustic and line tracing equipment. This equipment allows us to locate the water leak without having to remove building materials which mitigates further damage to your property.
Gainesville Leak Detection specializes in the insurance claims handling process from documentation of slab leak location, slab leak repair and water damage restoration repairs. Gainesville Leak Detection Inc will invoice your insurance company directly and provide detailed documentation using photos and video. Slab leak repairs and resulting damage are often times covered by homeowners insurance and at we specialize in this process.
If you believe you have a slab leak, plumbing leak or other water damage, call Gainesville Leak Detection today at 352-246-8667.