Before we dive into today’s topic, we want to make one point clear. Any plumbing leak in Phoenix, AZ, is something to take seriously. Is every leak going to be a major emergency? No, of course not. But if you allow a leak to go unresolved because it’s not an emergency, you run the risk of allowing a lot of damage to develop—and money to be wasted—because you didn’t deal with the issue in a timely manner.
Got it? Good. Now, let’s move onto today’s main focus—the slab leak. Slab leaks are emergencies, and for one simple reason. By the time you notice them, it is likely that they’ve been causing trouble for some time. The slab leak is notoriously tough to recognize, as we’ll detail more below. There are ways in which to recognize that you have a slab leak on your property, but you need to have some background information on hand.