Pros and Cons to Hiring a Leak Detection Company

As more and more homeowners are enjoying the luxury of a swimming pool, more pool owners are experiencing the challenges that follow. While these challenges (maintained) are worth it, it's important to understand the pros and cons of hiring a leak detection company, should a leak arise.

Pros and Cons to Hiring a Leak Detection Company 

The PROS of hiring a leak detection company

Save Time

What is your time worth? Hiring a leak detection company can save you loads of time. A professional leak detection company has specialized equipment and performs multiple leak detections per week. Most pool owners don't have the high-tech, sensitive equipment required to locate complicated leaks in your pool, let alone the knowledge or experience to restore any damaged property to repair the leak. You can expect the amount of time for a homeowner to locate, repair, and restore a leak to double in comparison to a professional.

Save Money

Leaks can happen anywhere inside or outside of your pool. Improperly locating a pool leak can lead to very expensive damage. While there are leak detection equipment homeowners can buy, however, they can be highly inaccurate and tend to lose accuracy over time. Professional leak detection companies like Leak Science have commercial-grade equipment that is incredibly accurate, saving you both time and money. A professional leak detection company learns new methods on a regular basis since they are performing so many service stops per week.

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Reduce Hassle & Risk

While there are various DIY hacks that can be found on the internet, leak detection is not something you should expect to do without the assistance of a professional. While some leaks may seem obvious, that means you're already too late. When you hire a professional leak detection company to handle your leaks, they use sophisticated methods to locate the exact location of any leak - no matter where they might be in your piping. This comprehensive inspection offers the chance to check out your pool and piping as a whole, which can is a great preventative measure in case there are early signs of other lingering issues. A professionally trained leak detector can provide a sense of peace than the guessing game of your own eyes. Continue on to understand the pros and cons of hiring a leak detection company.

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The CONS of Hiring a Leak Detection Company

Costs Money

This shouldn't be too much of a surprise. But surprisingly, working with a professional water leak detection company is not costly. In fact, Leak Science offers financing solutions that will help you to save lots of money, which can be used for other things. At the end of the day, properly fixing the leak efficiently as possible will save you money in the long run.

Risk of Working With an Unprofessional Company

First and foremost, it's especially important to choose a professional leak detection company that is licensed, insured, and certified. While it may be tempting to save money by hiring a company that is not, pool owners often get stuck with the tab if a company like that makes a mistake. Especially if it includes breaking through the tile, concrete, even the decking around your pool. Be sure to check the company out on the local Better Business Bureau and online review software such as Google or Yelp. All water leak detection companies will eventually make mistakes. However, pay attention to how companies respond to comments. Notice if they make an attempt to make things right. If a company doesn't have an online presence, consider talking to people you know about the company. Often if there isn't transparent customer feedback and resolutions offered, you are taking the risk of working with an unprofessional company.

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Pros and Cons of Hiring a Leak Detection Company

Professional leak detectors have the knowledge, experience, and technology to get the job done right the first time. They utilize state-of-the-art equipment that allows for more efficient and non-invasive leak detection. If you want to make your life easier, consider hiring a leak detection expert to potentially save yourself thousands of dollars as well as a huge headache. Do you suspect you have a leak?

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