Leak Detection in Austin, TX

Maybe it started when you noticed moisture around your home, which led you to feel mildly concerned that something was wrong. Then, you received a water bill that confirms your suspicions. You know you must have a leak, but quickly finding and fixing it to minimize damage is something that's often best left to the professionals. When in need of leak detection, Austin homeowners turn to ABC Home & Commercial Services to get the job done.

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Our licensed specialists are able to use a variety of different tools to accurately pinpoint where the leak is on your property. After we have gathered all of the needed information from you about your situation, we will get started with our inspection. During this time, your specialist will start by checking fixtures, sinks, irrigation systems and pool systems to rule out leaks from these sources. Your ABC plumber may then check the water manifolds within your wall, isolating each water supply line to determine which one is leaking. We also have ground microphones and acoustic discs that allow us to hear through the concrete slab to help us determine if you have a slab leak.

The ABC Process

1. Contact ABC

When you contact us, we will schedule a service call to evaluate the problem. For emergencies, we will send a pro to your home as soon as possible.

2. Get An Estimate

We'll provide you with an estimate for all needed services. Once we get your approval, our pros will get right to work.

3. Perform Services

We will work quickly to perform the desired services. At the end of your service call, we'll update you on what we did and any other needed follow-up.

4. Comfort Guarantee

If you are unhappy with our work, let us know and we will send someone back to your home to make things right at no additional cost.

What’s tricky about leaks is that we often don’t notice the signs until the problem has become quite significant. To make matters worse, it can be difficult to determine where in your house or yard the leak is coming from.

Signs that you may have a water leak on your property include:

If you’re experiencing one or more of these signs of a leak, contact ABC. Our licensed specialists will be able to locate where the leak is and then get to work on fixing it.

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ABC has been providing a variety of services to homeowners across Texas for generations. During that time, our company has built a solid reputation for delivering consistent, high-quality work. As a family-run business, one of our values is that we treat our customers’ homes as if they were our own. This philosophy extends to who we bring on to our team. Not only do we have a thorough interview process in place, but also our customers appreciate that all job applicants are drug tested and background checked before receiving a job offer. Once on our team, all specialists go through additional training to supplement their licensing, so you can feel confident whenever an ABC technician provides services at your home.

Frequently Asked Questions

How soon can you come out?

We understand that if you suspect you have water leaking in and around your home, you want to take care of the problem promptly. Give us a call or schedule an appointment online and we will send a specialist to your home as soon as possible.

Where might I have a water leak?

You may have a number of places where water is leaking, including:

  • Toilets
  • Water supply lines
  • Faucets
  • Showers and tubs
  • Washing machines
  • Dishwashers

If you have a leak in a water supply line or in a connection that is hidden out of sight, it can be extremely difficult to identify the source of the problem without the help of a professional who can use specialized tools to troubleshoot the issue. Fortunately, the pros at ABC will be able to quickly locate and repair nearly any water leak in your home.

What is a slab leak and why do they occur?

A slab leak typically occurs when copper pipes become corroded over time. This problem usually starts as a pinhole leak which becomes bigger and bigger. Another reason a slab leak might develop is that the water in your area is particularly hard, which can corrode your pipes at a faster rate. If left unattended, a slab leak could cause the soil around your home to become saturated with water, which in turn can result in water damage, mold growth and even pest problems.

You may have a slab leak if:

  • you have seen a spike in your water bill
  • water is pooling around the foundation of your home
  • your flooring is damp
  • your sheetrock or ceiling is cracking
  • your water pressure is abnormally low
  • your windows and doors aren’t closing properly

You could even see more than some combination of these signs. Because this is a serious plumbing problem, it’s important to get in touch with a professional promptly if you suspect you have this type of leak so you can avoid further damage.

Can you also repair my leak once you find it?

Absolutely! Our plumbers can take the steps necessary to fix nearly any leak you have on your property, whether it’s a leaking toilet, sink or even a slab leak. If we do find a leak on your property, we will present you with a quote before we begin make all needed plumbing repairs. If we determine that you have a serious slab leak and your foundation needs to be re-leveled, we will refer you to a reputable foundation repair company.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

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Raj Pd

9/15/2021

“09/15. Their supervisor John P came in Today. He removed “Y” from disposal and installed drain saddle with faucet air gap. John spent time to identify the issue, explained what was wrong with the installation and fixed the problem under warranty. Thank You. 09/14 I wish I could give negative stars. We installed a water softener and drinking water faucet in December 2020. The water softener works fine, but the drinking water faucet leaks water on and off, and the water smelled and tasted weird. Bryan came in March of 2021 to look at the leak and water tasting odd issues. He fixed the taste of the water by changing the filter. But the water has been leaking randomly. We called again in September of 2021 to see if they could re-look at the leak as we are tired of it and still under warranty. Brian called on the day of the service and said he would charge us to take a look and was very rude on the phone. He laughed at me as I was the root cause of the issue and called me ridiculous. He told me to use my garbage disposal properly for the leak to go away. My question is, why would my garbage disposal cause the drinking water faucet to leak? And why would it cost me for someone to look at an issue while still under warranty? My main problem here is around the way Brian talked to me on the phone.”

Nazia Khan

7/7/2021

“Matt was great! We don’t allow shoes in the house, so he was respectful about keeping the booties on. He wore a mask the whole time, and worked efficiently and cleanly. I don’t know how this place was cost wise, but I would happily have them come again!”

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