Leak Detector finds leak in fire main at training facility

Jim Eckhoff of Eckhoff Plumbing called needing the service of a leak detector for a water leak in a fire main at Colerain Fire Department’s tower training facility. This was a 4″ galvanized water service running from a fire department connection into the fire tower. The leaking water service was also connected to a 3″

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,

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

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

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

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

Water Leak Not Customer’s Responsibility

This was a project in Delhi where the plumber and the homeowner heard a very distinct water leak sound in the Laundry Room/Mechanical Room. The home was a slab type with partial basement. The water line came up through the slab adjacent to the water heater and furnace, where the water meter was located. The

Leak Detection Service in Cold Springs, Kentucky

Leak Detection Service in Cold Springs, Kentucky

Reliable Leak Detection was called to perform at leak detection service at a major office supply company in Cold Springs, Kentucky. The combination fire/ domestic water main ran from the front of the building to the rear and into the dock area. It appeared the pipe broke at an elbow or tee as it transitioned

Fire Protection Leak detection at Sharonville Hotel

Fire Protection Leak detection at Sharonville Hotel

We were called out to perform a leak detection service on a fire protection line at rear of hotel near parking/landscaped island. The line was 4″PVC plastic feeding a fire hydrant which was within ten feet of the leak. I started at the hydrant and worked back towards the leak. The pressure at the hotel

Water main leak detection in North Vernon, Indiana

Water main leak detection in North Vernon, Indiana

Water main leak detection in North Vernon, Indiana involved a 1/2 mile long, 8″water service running from the main line at Route 50 down a winding country rode to a chicken production farm which uses over 3 million gallons/month! The water main, which was C-900, which is a thick wall PVC, was only 2 -3

Pipe leak detection in Union, Kentucky

Pipe leak detection in Union, Kentucky

I was called out to perform a pipe leak detection at a home in Union, Kentucky to find a water leak that had started the prior week. The owner mentioned that the plumber, Jolly Plumbing of Wilder, Kentucky, had dropped by to preview the situation and had found a wet spot near a rose bush.

Water leak in Springdale, Ohio

Water leak in Springdale, Ohio

This project included a water leak in a 3″ Polyethylene water main adjacent to a swimming pool. It was not a swimming pool leak. The leak was substantial, but very quiet when listening with the line wet. I added compressed air and helium gas which increased the sound level to the point where the equipment