What is a Plumbing Sound Test / Leak Detection?

technician using leak detection equipment

Metal plumbing pipes in homes built pre 2000 are run underneath the concrete slab. Unfortunately, over time these pipes become weak and brittle causing the pipes to fail, resulting in a leak. So, how can this leak be found/fixed?

Q: What causes pipes underneath the slab to leak?

A: Ground movement/earthquakes, rebar pressing on pipes, overlapping pipes, hot soils, chloramines, electrolysis, debris/rock from concrete.

For the experts, determining the location of the leak is simple. 

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