3 Surprising Ways to Prevent Basement Leaks

Pipe repair in Santa Clarita, CAAt Santa Clarita Plumbing Service Pros, we help homeowners every day detect slab leaks and other plumbing problems that can result in a leaky basement. But, did you know, that there are other things that can cause a leak basement other than broken pipes? Here are 3 surprising ways to prevent basement leaks and keep your home water-tight.

Clean Your Gutters

No one likes to clean the gutters. It’s a messy job and can be scary if you’re not comfortable on a ladder. Unfortunately, dirty gutters can cause water to pool around your home’s foundation. Standing water can break down the foundation causing cracks to form and water to enter your home.

Fix Broken Sprinkler Systems

In-ground sprinkler systems are great, but if a sprinkler head is damaged and spouting water in the wrong direction, you could have a problem on your hands. At Santa Clarita Plumbing Service Pros, we get calls periodically from homeowners needing assistance with broken sprinkler heads and we’re always ready to lend a helping hand.

Periodically Check for Hidden Leaks

How do you find a hidden leak? That’s easy. You call a licensed plumber in Santa Clarita, CA. Our plumbers use electronic leak detection methods that make it fast and easy to find the smallest leak hidden beneath a home’s foundation. Periodic leak detection, once every couple of years, is a preventive measure that can save you a lot of money. Hidden leaks have the potential to be quite destructive and extremely costly. Calling your local plumber for this service can save you quite a few Benjamins.

To learn more about slab leaks and other ways to prevent leaks from forming, give us a call and schedule an appointment with one of our trust, licensed and insured plumbers.


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