Happy World Toilet Day from your favorite local leak detector

November 19th is World Toilet Day. I remember asking my Grandpa what the most important invention was during his lifetime. He sat back, took a puff on his pipe and said “It sure wasn’t sliced bread!” Then he said “The most important invention that has occurred during my lifetime was the toilet! If you have

Reviews and feedback make my job rewarding!

Every now and then, God sends you someone to brighten your day. Yesterday I had several! The first was William from Northside calling in the morning to tell me that the leak under his basement concrete slab floor was repaired and the leak was directly under my blue ‘X’. In his words, “WOW, You’re the

Three leak detection services, each over 400 ft long in one day

The average length for leak detection services is 50 to 100 ft long. Occasionally I get repeat work, which is becoming more common the longer I’m in business. This past week I received a call from a past leak detection homeowner with a 400 ft. long water supply line. The line developed another water leak

House Water Leak Service in Alexandria, Kentucky

Most of the leak detection I perform involves finding sources of water leaks or slab leaks underground. Occasionally I perform a house water leak service for piping that’s above ground. These involve water leaks occurring from a drain or  domestic water line, with water appearing as far away as 20-30 feet away from the actual

Helium Leak Detection Finds Water Leak in Dayton, Ohio

Helium leak detection was used to find a large water leak at a large office complex in Dayton, Ohio, in a 400 ft long, 6″ schedule 40 steel, insulated hot water line, buried between 5-10 feet. The pipe water leak was rated at 2 gpm and the pipe pressure was normally at 50psi. If the

Hot Water Slab Leak

Here’s a review from a client who had a particularly difficult hot water slab leak: “We had some serious water leaks under our slab house foundation. Moreover, we had another leak detector service and two plumbing companies fail to find our issue before we called Brandt. Brandt conducted a thorough evaluation of our situation and

Fix a Leak Week

For Fix a leak week, try performing a dye test with each of your toilets to ensure that they’re not leaking. If you find a leak, then you can call your local plumber to have them repair it or, if you are a DIY kind of person, replace the flushing mechanisms yourself. Other devices that should

Compressed Air Leak Detection at Queensgate Train Yard

Need leak detection for a compressed air line? Reliable Leak Detection can help! This job consisted of finding leaks in a 2″ compressed air line at CSX  near Spring Grove and Queensgate in Cincinnati. The site was a huge train shipping yard that extends for many miles. The compressed air system provides air to the switching gear at

Reliable Leak Detection finds water leaks at Christ Hospital Roof Garden

Reliable Leak Detection received a call from a landscape contractor, Greenrise Technologies, looking for a leak detection company based in Cincinnati to help them find significant water leaks in a roof garden installation at Christ Hospital. I accepted the project, with the understanding that they knew roughly where the water lines ran and that we

Water leak at water park in Mason, Ohio

I was called out to take care of a water leak at a large water park in Mason, Ohio. The specific area that had water leaking was adjacent to a 1/2 mile of 6″water line. The challenge was that the water line was no more than 100 ft away from I-75 and on the other

Underground Water Leak Detection in Newport, Kentucky

I received a call from Phyllis, a realtor and property manager in Newport, Kentucky. She and her husband, Joe, own multiple commercial properties and this was the first time they had a water service leak. Their water bill had gone up considerably and they needed to have the underground water leak detection performed ASAP! I

Are leak detection inspections important for your next home?

At Reliable Leak Detection, I get called out to a good number of homes that have been recently purchased, either via a “flip” or existing home that has either leaking water services, slab leaks or partially collapsed drains. It has been my personal experience that home inspectors usually don’t inspect water mains, assuming that if