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Leaking gas pipe under concrete floor.
When water from a leaking pipe under the concrete floor has seeped through the concrete and dampened the flooring or carpets, calling a professional plumber is highly recommended.
The ground floor is concrete.
If it is old and copper then just put a new pipe in complete length with no joins under the ground,perhaps in channel under the floor or inside a duct the chances are unless a joint is leaking then the copper may have been damaged and other leaks from pin holeing may occur.
Hi, we were having some routine work done by a gas engineer.
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Concrete is very corrosive to copper pipe and makes it porous over time so should be protected.
To escape, this water may pool on top of your floors, yard, or the concrete itself.
Could well be a leak.
Or find someone who can do it.
We have insurance with one of the big gas/electrical insurance companies the gas engineer from homeserve who came to assess the problem said that it would be possible to.
Is the pipe copper if so has it been wrapped with a protective cover before being concreted over.
Indeed, damaged or aging pipes can cause water to drip along basement walls.
He found a gas leak under a concrete floor which connects to the gas hob in.
This is especially dangerous because the odorant (mircaptin, similar to rotten onion) added to propane and natural gas will be absorbed by soil, and you would not be alerted to the leak by the typical smell of gas.
As an alternative solution is it possible to bypass the leaking pipe and put another feed into the kitchen somewhere.it maybe a cheaper alternative.
Get somebody in to have a look, if the tank is continually dripping you may haved a leak under the floor.
Gas leak under concrete floor.
Dig up floor, replace or reroute pipes as needed.