Cincinnati sanitary drain leak detection using helium tracer gas

I was called out to a Cincinnati hotel job that was still under construction to perform a sanitary drain leak detection using helium tracer gas. The plumber had a sanitary drain that wouldn’t pass the final pressure test. Unfortunately, the concrete had already been poured, so I needed to hunt down the leak with helium

Leak Detector finds water leak in West Chester, Ohio at Senior Living Center

This leak detection involved what was thought to be a slab leak as the carpets in one of the client’s rooms were soaked. I was very apprehensive due to the COVID-19 pandemic and how the coronavirus is very dangerous for the elderly. While Reliable Leak Detection does everything possible to create a safe working environment,

Middletown Water Leak Detection at high school stadium

I received a call for a Middletown Water Leak Detection at a high school stadium where their water leak was losing roughly 1 gallon/minute with no water surfacing. The underground water leak was occurring in an area the size of two football fields. The leaking water pipe started at a water meter crock out by

Underground Water Pipe Leak Located in Middletown, Ohio

Underground water pipe leak located at a large truck depot in Middletown, Ohio. The 4″ water service leak turned out to be two separate water leaks, losing roughly 10 gallons per minute between the two leaks. There was water rising up through the 12″thick concrete slab in several locations. By using Reliable Leak Detection to

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

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

Centerville, Ohio 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

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