Water Leak Detection and Pipe Location

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Based in Cairns

Servicing all of North Queensland

Relax, you’ve found Cairns’ most trusted leak detection experts

Cairns Leak Detection is a specialist leak detecting and pipe location business here in Cairns. With over 20 years in the business of detecting leaks and locating pipes, you can trust us with your job.

We are great listeners!

Pipe leak detection equipment requires focused listening; making the correct assessment of your job is paramount.

Water Leak Detection Service

Leaks are tricky to find without experience and specialist equipment. Burst pipes, taps, sink, toilet and shower leak detection is what we do daily.

As leak ‘detectives’, we assess your leak, locate it and repair it.

Over 20 years experience in water leak detection

Latest professional leak detection equipment

We can cut and repair concrete if needed.

Small and large jobs, from residential leaks to concealed leaks under gound, paving, carparks and cane fields

Darcy finds a pipe leak concealed under paving and explains a common cause of leaks in poly pipes.

How do you know if you have a leaking water pipe?

Spinning water meters are a good indicator that something is leaking – but where? Only specialist equipment can find leaks quickly and without exploratory excavation or demolition. Professional leak detection services are the only way to go to save time and money and ensure you find and fix it first go.

Signs of a water leak:

  • Presence of moist or discolored areas on ceilings, walls, or flooring
  • Persistent wet spots in the driveway or yard, especially in dry weather
  • Decreased water pressure
  • Unusual sounds, like dripping or rushing water, coming from the plumbing
  • Visual evidence of mold or mildew
  • Distinctive musty odour
  • Unexplained surge in your water bills
  • Bubbling or peeling paint or wallpaper
  • Warped or buckled wood floors
  • Unusually lush or green patches of grass in your yard
  • Fluctuation or spinning in your water meter even when no water is being used, suggesting a hidden continuous leak
  • Cracks or moisture in the foundation or basement of your home
  • Hot spots on your floor, possibly indicating a leak in your hot water line
  • Water stains or discoloration around your sinks, tubs, or toilets.

Compensation for concealed leaks

Cairns Regional Council has a Concealed Leaks Policy. This policy provides assistance to qualifying residential and Not For Profit water customers who have larger than normal water accounts due to the existence of a concealed leak. Provision of assistance is subject to conditions and assistance is calculated using a defined methodology. Application form.

Pipe Location Service

We routinely find pipes under properties, concrete, paving, and even cane fields!

Pipes run under properties like a hidden spider web – you only know about them when something goes wrong, such as when you dig foundations for a new extension or need to dig a hole to pour concrete.

Avoid broken pipes by knowing exactly where they are before you dig!

Locating exactly where pipes are requires specialist equipment and lots of experience. Pipes can be deep underground, damaged by tree roots or by debris tossed into your plumbing and building trenches prior to filling. We can:

Trace copper pipes through concrete

Locate poly pipes from the meter to your house.

Save time and money

Save time and effort digging and messing up your house or yard trying to do it yourself. Professional pipe location and leak detection equipment has a 95% accuracy rate so it pays to get specialist services such as Cairns Leak Detection to find and fix your leak.

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