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LEAK DETECTION

Your Plumbing Solution for Any Water Leak Detection or Repair

LEAK DETECTION

At Better Gas, we understand the importance of a well functioning plumbing system in your home. Plumbing issues can be a major inconvenience and disrupt your daily routine. We provide comprehensive leak detection and repair services to efficiently solve your plumbing problems.

Specialized Leak Detection Solutions for Property Preservation and Insurance Claims

  1. Better Gas offers tailored leak detection and repair solutions for a range of residential and commercial properties, employing non destructive methods such as acoustic and infrared technology, tracer gas, and moisture readings for accurate leak localisation and minimal property disruption.

  2. Our Trace and Access approach revolutionises leak detection by avoiding unnecessary property damage and providing detailed reports suitable for supporting insurance claims, with leak detection specialists assisting in insurance claim processes by providing essential documentation of the leak for efficient claims handling.

  3. Leak detection expertise extends to specific scenarios such as bathroom, ceiling, and flat roof leaks, where advanced techniques like thermal imaging and sound technology are used to diagnose and repair leaks, safeguarding structural integrity and preventing water damage while ensuring customer satisfaction through prompt and professional service.

Early Detection is Key

When it comes to water leaks, early detection is crucial. Even though small leaks under your sink or water dripping from your ceiling may not seem significant, they can cause considerable damage if left untreated. Leaks can damage structures, promote mould and mildew growth, and affect your health and the health of your family.

We know the importance of fixing leaks quickly and aim to minimise any inconvenience you may have. Our experienced plumbers are well versed in all aspects of plumbing repairs, including the Trace and Access method for early detection, and can swiftly fix leaking taps, toilets, showers, and more.

Leak Detection Services in London

Immediate leak detection and repair can save your home from significant damage. At Better Gas, we swiftly uncover, locate, and fix leaks. Whether it’s a visible drip or hidden moisture buildup, our solutions ensure minimal disruption and maximize home safety. We’re available 24/7, offering a one hour emergency response service day or night.

Precision Leak Detection: Preserving Properties with Non-Destructive Solutions

  • Better Gas offers tailored leak detection and repair solutions for a range of residential and commercial properties, employing non destructive methods such as acoustic and infrared technology, tracer gas, and moisture readings for accurate leak localisation and minimal property disruption.
  • Our Trace and Access approach revolutionises leak detection by avoiding unnecessary property damage and providing detailed reports suitable for supporting insurance claims, with leak detection specialists assisting in insurance claim processes by providing essential documentation of the leak for efficient claims handling.
  • Leak detection expertise extends to specific scenarios such as bathroom, ceiling, and flat roof leaks, where advanced techniques like thermal imaging and sound technology are used to diagnose and repair leaks, safeguarding structural integrity and preventing water damage while ensuring customer satisfaction through prompt and professional service.

Our Leak Detection Services Explained

Detecting leaks isn’t a one size fits all solution. Different types of leaks require different detection methods, emphasising the need for consultation with our specialists.

Our leak detection services span across London, offering customised solutions for leaks in homes and businesses, reducing disruption and avoiding additional damage.

Water Leak Detection

Water leaks, if undetected, can lead to water damage and high water bills. These leaks could be anywhere, behind walls, under the floor, or even in the garden. Professionals at Better Gas employ a range of specialised equipment to accurately locate water leaks without causing any damage to your property.

Leveraging techniques like acoustic leak detection and infrared technology guarantees swift and accurate leak localisation.

Central Heating Leak Detection

A well-functioning heating system is a must for every London home, especially during the chilly winters. However, central heating leaks can disrupt your comfort in heating systems. The presence of water dripping from the boiler or unusual noises from the heating system are some common indicators of a central heating leak.

Our leak detection engineers, equipped with tracer gas, accurately locate leaks in hidden heating pipes and provide a comprehensive solution to prevent further damage, ensuring your home stays warm and cosy.

Hidden Leak Detection

Concealed leaks, also known as hidden water leaks, can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare, leading to damp walls, water damage, and structural issues if left unchecked. Locating these hidden leaks requires expertise and specialised equipment.

Moisture readings are a popular method employed by leak detection specialists to detect these hidden leaks, ensuring early detection and timely repair to prevent further damage to your property.

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Bathroom Leaks: Causes and Solutions

Bathrooms are one of the most common areas where leaks can occur. Be it a dripping faucet or a leaky showerhead, bathroom leaks can cause significant water wastage and damage if not addressed promptly. With the right expertise, these leaks can be discovered without the need to break tiles or lift floor coverings.

Better Gas, boast a large team of water leak detection specialists, that are skilled in identifying and fixing bathroom leaks, thereby maintaining your bathroom’s comfort and functionality.

Shower and Bathtub Leaks

Showers and bathtubs are often the focal point of any bathroom, but they are also prone to leaks. The methods employed to diagnose these leaks are diverse, ranging from thermal imaging cameras to sound technology.

Once the source of the leak is identified, our experts at Better Gas offer effective repair solutions, ensuring your bathroom remains a relaxing sanctuary.

Toilet Leaks

A toilet leak can be more than just an annoyance. It can lead to water damage, increased water bills, and even health risks due to the growth of mould and mildew.

Our experts employ an array of cutting edge techniques, including video pipe inspections and acoustic leak detections, to pinpoint toilet leaks. Once detected, the experts offer prompt and effective repairs, ensuring your toilet functions optimally.

Trace and Access Approach

Our Trace and Access approach uses state of the art leak detection methods. Our approach involves non destructive methods to locate leaks, thus minimising damage and providing a cost effective solution. Specialists employ a variety of techniques, including:

  • Filling pipes with gas and using a sensitive detector

  • Thermography

  • Acoustic testing

  • Pressure testing

  • Moisture mapping

These methods help to accurately locate leaks without causing unnecessary damage to the property.

Once the process is completed, a detailed report outlining the steps undertaken, findings, and recommendations for any further tasks is provided to the clients. And the best part? This report can serve as supporting documentation for insurance claims.

Insurance Claim Assistance & Advice

Filing insurance claims for water leaks can be quite intimidating. It involves several steps, including:

  1. Minimising the damage caused by the leak.

  2. Documenting evidence of the leak, such as taking photos or videos.

  3. Reaching out to your insurance company to report the leak and start the claims process.

  4. Arranging for a trace and access service, which involves locating and accessing the source of the leak. Leak detection service providers can support these claims by employing our expertise and specialist equipment to identify and track the origin of the leak, a crucial requirement for insurance companies.

The process usually spans from a few weeks to several months. But our expert assistance, will help guide you through the process.

Flat Roof Leak Detection

Flat roofs are a unique architectural feature, but they can be susceptible to leaks. Our Leak Detection engineers, are well versed in identifying and repairing leaks to prevent water damage and extend the life of your roof.

The recommended method for addressing flat roof leaks involves the use of self adhesive flashing tape, offering a long lasting solution to your flat roof leak concerns.

Preventing and Repairing Ceiling Leaks

A leaking ceiling can be a cause for concern, affecting the structural integrity of your property and potentially leading to health hazards. Ceiling leaks can be due to a variety of factors, including severe weather conditions and plumbing issues.

Regular roof maintenance, keeping gutters clean, and regular inspection of plumbing fixtures can help prevent these leaks. If a leak does occur, Better Gas offer efficient repair solutions to safeguard your property and maintain your peace of mind.

Weather Related Leaks

Weather related leaks can be a common issue, especially in areas prone to heavy rain or snow. Our professionals employ multiple methods, including thermal imaging and ultrasonic detections, to identify these leaks. Once detected, we offer strategies for repairing these leaks, ensuring your home remains dry and comfortable, no matter the weather outside.

Plumbing Issues

Plumbing issues can lead to ceiling leaks, causing significant damage and inconvenience. Experts utilise techniques such as thermal imaging cameras and acoustic detection to identify these leaks. For repairing these leaks, the process may involve cutting away the drywall to access the leaking pipes and replacing them.

Though the process may appear intimidating, the experts guarantee minimal interference and a quick resolution of the issue.

Leak Detection Service Coverage

Better Gas serves all London residents, whether you live in a bustling city, a serene suburb, or a quaint village. Our expert services are available across London, ensuring prompt attention to your leakage issues regardless of your location.
 

Coverage is not just limited to densely populated urban areas. The company strives to effectively cover both rural and urban areas, ensuring that everyone has access to our services.

For assistance, whether in a remote location or in the heart of the city, count on us. We’re dedicated to promptly delivering dependable solutions for all types of leaks, including access cover issues.