While some leaks are quite obvious, such as a hissing sound in your bathroom, or water pooling around the tap, some leaks are more difficult to locate. When it comes to the ‘hidden’ leaks, it takes more than the naked eye (or ear!) to detect.
Once upon a time, an underground or hidden leak would require damaging and extensive digging to locate. You’d be prepared to say goodbye to your beautiful garden bed or concrete driveway. In the early 1970’s, electronic detection was pretty much non-existent. More often, you’d rely on a stethoscope (yes, like a doctor!), a good ear, and still plenty of digging. Nowadays, with technological advances and state of the art equipment, leak detection has become more precise with less damage to your property. [Read more…]