Many factors can contribute to the cause of water leakage, the most common causes include; deterioration or shifting, temperature change, unregulated water pressure, clogs, poor installation and poor soil conditions.
Water leaks can cause several issues that can have serious consequences on your property. Every leak, no matter the size, requires attention to eliminate potential damage. Problems that can occur include mould and fungal growth, structural damage, an increase in water bills and a decrease in property value.
There are a number of signs that can help you detect a leak yourself, these include; the increase in water bills, cracks on your walls and floors, a decrease in water pressure and wet and mouldy floors. Although these are signs you can look out for it is recommended you contact a professional when the leak is a lot more difficult to detect. We have state-of-the-art technology that will help us detect your leak as soon as possible. We can find and repair your leak within 24 hours.
There are many different methods to locating a leak, our specialists use the latest technology to help detect your leak as quickly as possible. Our thermal imaging camera helps pinpoint the exact location of your leak, it can be used to find hidden leaks under floors, behind walls, in flat roofs and ceilings. Our team are also highly trained in using acoustic leak detection, this piece of equipment has a basic microphone that allows us to listen for the leak.
Every job is different, therefore it is difficult to estimate a cost, however on inspection, our team will try their best to guide you with an estimated cost.
We offer a repair service, once we have detected the leak, we will begin the repair process immediately and will aim to repair your leak within 24 hours with as little disruption as possible to your property.
Hidden leaks left undetected can become a costly problem, if left untreated, leaks can result in major water and structural damage, toxic mould and mildew, warped walls and doors, damaged flooring and expensive utility bills. If you suspect a leak, it is important to call a professional as soon as possible to minimise any further damage to your property.
Our professionals are highly trained, have many years’ experience and use state-of-the-art equipment to help detect and repair your leak. Although all jobs are different, we will try our best to locate and repair your leak within 24 hours.
All jobs are different, therefore it is difficult to estimate how long the detection of a leak will take. However, with our state-of-the-art technology, our team will try their best to detect and repair your leak within 24 hours.
When we find and repair your leak we will do so with as minimal disruption as possible. Once we have finished there are a few things you can do to help dry out your home. Circulating air is crucial with water damage, open windows, doors and set up fans to help circulate air through the space. Remove any wet or damaged items but don’t forget to keep them for inspection.
We provide our leak detection and repair services throughout all of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Due to our geographical location (Co Fermanagh), we are ideally located to travel to; Donegal, Tyrone, Derry / LondonDerry, Antrim, Armagh, Down, Louth, Monaghan, Meath, Dublin, Cavan, Leitrim, Longford, Roscommon and Sligo for urgent repairs.
Yes, if you have the correct cover, most home insurance policies will cover water leaks and damage, however, it is best to contact your insurer to review your policy.
You will need to identify whether your insurance covers:
Cold weather is one of the main reasons why your plumbing may become damaged. When water freezes it expands and can lead to pipes cracking or splitting. Prevention is better than cure, and there are several measures to help prevent leakage, especially in cold weather:
For more information click on the links below from NI Water and Irish Water IE.