Slab Leak in Carlsbad California
Completed January 27, 2020
Timeframe 3 days service
Location Carlsbad, CA
ASAP performed electronic leak detection for leak under slab in the bedroom. ASAP put up plastic around the closet in the bedroom to catch dust. ASAP saw cut and jackhammered out concrete. ASAP trenched dirt to expose leaking copper line. 1/2in Copper Line was Leaking past the previous repair. ASAP soldered in a new section of type copper in place. ASAP turned back on water to building. Several pinhole leaks occurred past the repaired section. ASAP installed a temporary clamp on the pipe so tenets could have water for the night. ASAP plugged pump for heater back in.
As Requested ASAP abandoned leaking hot line underground and rerouted a new copper line exposed along stucco walls. ASAP traced out line underground to find manifolds for leaking pipe. ASAP Sawcut and demo-ed out sections of stucco walls on outside of kitchens to expose manifolds. ASAP saw cut copper manifolds and abandoned leaking hot 1/2in copper line underground. ASAP drilled in straps for 1/2 copper line to stucco throughout the new copper line. ASAP turned on water and pump to building and
checked for leaks. There are no leaks at this time.
At some point, tenants did not have hot water and the kitchen drain next to the copper manifold is leaking. Tenants have hot water and water heater is working fine. ASAP
replaced leaking ABS sanitary tee above Y Fitting. ASAP ran kitchen faucet and checked for leaks. There are no leaks at this time.