Leak Detection Survey London
Looking for a leak detection surveyor in London?
The purpose of a leak detection survey is to identify all actual and potential sources of a leak within a given water system, or leaks caused from weaknesses or faults of a structure itself. The majority of the causes of water ingress we come across can include blown pipes, whether they be from central heating or underfloor heating systems, from cracking in walls, or to improper fittings in bathrooms and faults in the fabric of roofing.
Why do I need a Leak Detection Survey?
You may believe you have a leak if your water or electricity usage suddenly jumps without explanation, your faucets discharge dirty or murky water, or you receive reports of low pressure of water outlets from customers. You may even just hear a dripping noise in your ceiling with no other signs of a leak.
Causal factors leading to a water leak can range from corrosion or a lack of maintenance on an aged infrastructure, poor installation and workmanship, to external factors side as subsidence and land slip. Detection of any actual or potential leak in your property is very important, as if left unresolved can lead to both significant proprietary and monetary damage that can result in lengthy restorative action being required.
What do I get with a Leak Detection Survey?
When performing a leak detection survey, our surveyors can utilise a number of techniques to get to the root cause of your problem. Such detection techniques can include listening devices and imaging equipment (such as ultrasound and thermography) to accurately detect, trace and isolate the exact origin of a leak.
Dependent on the nature and severity of water loss found in the leak detection survey, our surveyor will provide a full report write-up detailing the nature of your leak(s) and advise on the most appropriate course of action, from the performing of vital repairs (sometimes performed immediately on location) to the outlining of an appropriate drying schedule.
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I contacted James de Miguel after a recommendation from a friend. My brand new house developed a series of cracks on the exterior walls and after numerous failed attempts by local builders, surveyors and even the original architect, to try and identify the cause of these cracks I had no clue what to do next. Thankfully, James was able to identify the exact cause of the issues and handed me a detailed report on what had caused the cracking and the next steps to take in order to remedy them. I couldn’t be happier with the result.
I have been working with James de Miguel for a few years now and can honestly say that I have not come across a more savvy surveyor when it comes to fault finding. James is switched on, his reports are always on time and he has never failed to deliver. I would wholeheartedly recommend his services to anyone seeking a definitive answer as to what exactly is going wrong with their building. I now consult with James on all projects I undertake as his input is vital to the success of my projects. A big thank you to James and his team.
I have been building houses for over 10 years and from time to time, new builds develop faults that can be tricky to trace. We brought in James de Miguel to provide us with a report on where we were going wrong with a rather complicated new build that involved a basement that was allowing water ingress. Within half an hour of being on site James and his colleagues identified the issues and provided the exact steps to fix them. Without his survey, I feel we would of been chasing our own tails for days if not weeks, trying to find out why we had so much water ingress. James has saved us time and money and we are very grateful that we found him.