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Feb

History Leakmasters was recently called to a bus terminal for their Leak Detection Seattle services of an underground water leak. The bus terminal has been in operation along the waterfront area for over 20 years. The facility does complete bus repairs and also washing of buses. While they realized they had a break, they did not…

04

Feb

Leaks that are found in your home can cause serious problems if they aren’t dealt with quickly. Even the smallest leak can lead to substantial issues as the problem worsens over time. Leaks can lead to water damage to the structure of your home as well as to any of your home’s possessions. They can…

07

Jan

Buying a new home is a huge investment. In fact, research shows that it’s the biggest one most regular families make in their lives. So it makes sense to ensure that you aren’t being sold a doozy—especially in these days of lower house prices and sometimes-quick sales. Your house buying inspection is an essential part…

03

Jan

A fire sprinkler pipe burst in the ceiling of the Mukilteo police department, causing a flood of 3,000 gallons of water on December 8th, 2013. A possible cold snap is considered the trigger of this flood, which pooled in the ceiling tiles until the pressure and weight buildup caused the water to release in a…

18

Dec

When it comes to mold and water leaks, many people are unfamiliar with the extent of their connection. Most people don’t realize that it’s not just serious water damage, such as flooding, that leads to mold. Any kind of leak that isn’t properly fixed can cause mold to grow. Mold isn’t something that takes a…

05

Dec

Lots of homes in Seattle have horror stories to tell about water leaks. Most of them eventually end well enough, but the drama and costs involved leave a sour taste for years to come. Here are a few of the stories we were able to find on record, and in all cases the problems were…

20

Nov

Regardless of what kind of property you own leak detection is an important part of any building’s maintenance. The larger and more complicated the features the more chance there is for leaks. Fountains, swimming pools, and complex plumbing seem obvious contributors to leaks, but even flat roofs can contribute to potential water damage. In urban…

08

Nov

On October 8th a water main burst near NE 45th and NE 25th in the University Village area of Seattle. A 16 inch water pipe broke and had to be replaced with a new section. The pipe was around 80 years old, which is considered middle-aged among utility pipes in this area. This repair was…

11

Oct

Both businesses owners and homeowners need to be wary of potential water damage. Water damage can result from a number of different issues, such as faulty pipes, leaking roofs and even natural disasters such as flooding, hurricanes or even thunderstorms. Water damage can range from causing minimal damage to one’s business or home to major…

01

Oct

Sinkholes can be life-threatening, as well as remarkably inconvenient–and expensive! We saw evidence of this twice recently in Florida, when huge craters swallowed first a Tampa homestead (and the homeowner), followed a few weeks later a sinkhole that gobbled up a 60-foot wide chunk of the Summer Bay resort in Clermont, near Disney World. Neither…