Many homes are built on a slab of concrete that is level with the soil around it. It is known as concrete slab construction. Water, sewage and gas pipes going into the home are routed underneath and then through the concrete slab foundation of the home. Any leak either in the concrete foundation or underneath the foundation is known as a slab leak. It is important to look into slab leak repair solutions right away after a leak is discovered. Slab leaks can lead to many problems. Anything exposed to water like hardwood floors or carpets will quickly become moldy. Hardwood floors can warp over time. Even the foundation itself could become damaged if the leak is not attended to. Putting it off is not an option.
All types of metals, when exposed to water long enough, can begin to rust and corrode. Even copper pipes can do this eventually. … Read more