Master Repair Plumbing
Dallas-FortWorth Plumber Since 1983
(817) 338-0000
601 Riverside Dr Fort Worth, Texas, 76111 United States
masterrepairplumbing@gmail.com

Slab Leak 101 – Grapevine, TX

Slab Leak Advice for those living in Grapevine, TX and the surrounding areas.

Master Repair Plumbing

601 Riverside Dr, Fort Worth
Mon-Fri: 8:00a - 8:00p
(817) 338-0000 | Tarrant Co
(972) 206-2700 | Dallas Co

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Golden SkyFlower
Golden SkyFlower
17:42 08 Apr 17
I tried to get several quotes but nobody could get as low as them, and when i hired them...they sent them out fast and it was complete, foundation patched back up before i got home from work. My friend has a commercial friend plumber that told me to make sure they did certain things. They sent pics of their work, commercial plumber said it was correct, everything is working again....sooo happy with this company!! Thank you! May hire them for my add on 😉
James Rich
James Rich
18:53 13 Dec 16
I've had the privilege of working directly with the office staff at Master repair. They are some of the nicest people I've ever met. I greatly enjoy working with them!
Rick Murdock
Rick Murdock
15:07 14 Mar 17
Great job! Your team was polite, thorough, quick.
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Part 2: Root Causes

When you have around 20,000 different housing units in a city like Grapevine, Texas, chances are, a few dozen are going to have slab leaks every year.

And although there are some pretty great water parks around, the last thing you want to do is have your very own Great Wolf Lodge spring up in your home.

 

Slab leaks are no joke:

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Broken pipe under the foundation of a Grapevine home.

 

We just learned about what these leaks are and how they can potentially ruin your property investment and/or your health.

 

So… how’d we get here?

 

Primary causes of slab leaks Excessive stress on a home’s water pipes are what leads to a slab leak, and this stress can happen a number of different ways.

 

For example:

 

Improper installation of pipes during the home’s construction phase can set them up for failure, creating pressure problems.   The soil is a big deal, too. Grapevine has a vast variety of different types of soil, from the sandy and clay-based to the chemically affected.

Here’s why it matters:

 

Pipes can be put at risk by being set on ground that shifts beneath it over time. Soil also can contain chemicals that corrode the pipes or the concrete.

 

And don’t forget the temperature:

 

Electrolysis–which is a chemical decomposition that takes place when an electric current finds its way into the pipes–can lead to a leak in cold water pipes. Hot water pipes face threats from the outside, facing corrosion from various sources. Finally, good old fashioned wear and tear can lead to a leak through repeated vibrations–many times through situations that couldn’t be avoided and were completely normal.

 

Now that you know

 

Now that you know what causes slab leaks, it’s important to find out whether or not you have one happening in your own home.

 

And believe us, it’s not always easy to tell by yourself.

 

That’s why it’s a good idea to keep your friendly Grapevine-area neighbors Master Repair Plumbing in your phone’s contacts to make sure your home (and the people in it) are as safe as can be.

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