Leak Detection Melbourne

Expert Leak Detection Services in Melbourne's West

Pipe Dream Plumbing & Drainage is a trusted provider of leak detection services for both water leaks and gas leaks in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne.

Our team is experienced in quickly locating leaks, so you can get your plumbing system back up and running as soon as possible. Whether you’re experiencing bursts and dripping, or your utility bills have suddenly increased for no reason, our expert leak detection plumbers can help. Contact us today to learn more about our services or schedule an appointment with one of our skilled technicians.

We look forward to helping you keep your plumbing system in top condition!

Water Leak Detection

With years of expertise, our non-invasive practices and cutting-edge equipment, we can get the work done effectively.

When we detect leaks in your system, we ensure the problem is addressed. Our main aim is to locate leaks quickly and securely and assist you with resolving the source of the leak so that you can be confident that it has been handled swiftly and safely.


How do you know if you have a Water Leak?

Water leaks are often discovered by their tell-tale signs:

  • Water stains or mould on walls or ceilings
  • Damp patches on floors
  • Cracks in walls or foundations
  • Unexplained wet areas in your yard
  • Unexplained increase in your water bill

If you notice any of these signs, it’s important to act quickly to prevent further damage to your home or business.

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Risks of ignoring water leaks

Water leaks, if left undetected and unrepaired, can cause several problems in your home or business premises, including:

Structural Damage

A burst pipe in an office basement might accumulate water beneath the building, damaging the foundation over time. Implementing a proper tracking/reporting system will prevent costly damage to a building.

Disruption of Business

A leak in the plumbing of a commercial building can disrupt regular business operations. For instance, undetected leaks in a plumbing system could cause an office to flood, thereby disrupting day-to-day operations. 

Mould, Bad Odours & Mildew

Leaks in pipes cause mould and mildew to grow on a building’s interior and exterior, leading to cracks and watermarks on walls. In addition to ruining the appearance and smell of your business, it can also affect the health of your employees.

Finding the leak can prevent severe structural damage to your home. But knowing the causes of the leak is essential as it allows us to be cautious and stop it before it worsens.

What causes a water leak?

Pipes, typically encased in concrete and located underground, can last for many years. As the pipes age and the surrounding soil shifts, cracks may appear in the pipe joints, seals may wear down, and roots from trees can press against the pipes, causing stress and deterioration.

Cracks, crevices, and small holes in pipes will allow water to seep out slowly over time. New puddles or sinkholes in your yard and a sudden drop in water pressure can be signs of damaged pipes. Worn seals and connectors and loose pipe joints can cause condensation on and near appliances and make a banging or clicking noise when using water. 

Installing water treatment systems and insulating metal pipes can increase the strength of your pipes. The PH levels of your water can indicate if corrosion is occurring, but you cannot prevent decay completely. Older plumbing systems are at high risk of corrosion and should be replaced with newer models. Call Pipe Dream Plumbing & Drainage immediately when rust, discolouration, or warping is visible.


Fast service around the clock

We make sure you are our top priority. Your plumbing needs are important to us, and that is reflected in our fast response times. We are available any time and day to help you fix your plumbing needs.


Upfront pricing

We make sure we are always upfront about pricing. Our quotes will be fair and honest from the beginning. Before we start a job, we make sure that you understand all the costs so there are no surprises.


Our guarantee

Every single job we are hired for comes with a satisfaction guarantee. We take extra care. We will fix any issue that occurs as a result of our workmanship.


Plumbing professionals

Our plumbers are friendly and experienced. We have all the qualifications and experience to make sure you receive the best service possible. We'll even take our boots off inside your home!

Type of Leaks We Detect & Fix

  • Gas Leaks
  • Water Leaks
  • Burst Pipe Leaks
  • Hidden Leaks
  • Roof Leaks
  • Balcony Leaks
  • Shower Leaks
  • Bathroom Leaks
  • Underground Water Leaks
  • Leaks Inside Walls

If you’re experiencing unexplained leaks in your water or gas lines, the experts at Pipe Dream Plumbing & Drainage are here to help. Our team of experienced and knowledgeable leak detection specialists have years of experience locating even the most difficult leaks, no matter what type of plumbing system you have.

We offer comprehensive leak detection services for both water leaks and gas leaks. With our advanced technology and proven methods, we can quickly locate any leaking pipes and make the necessary repairs to get your system up and running again.

So if you need reliable leak detection services in Melbourne, contact us today to learn more about our services or schedule an appointment with one of our skilled technicians.

See Beyond the Surface: Unveil Hidden Leaks with Thermal Imaging Technology

At Pipe Dream Plumbing & Drainage, we leverage the power of thermal imaging technology to go beyond what the naked eye can see. This indispensable tool is not just about locating hidden leaks; it’s about saving you time, money, and potential property damage. When water infiltrates an area, its temperature differs from the surrounding dry areas. By capturing these temperature variances, we can accurately locate leaks, minimise damage to your home or business, provide detailed reports on our findings and offer valuable insights.

  • Accurately Locate Leaks: No more guesswork or invasive methods. We pinpoint the source swiftly.
  • Minimise Damage: By knowing exactly where to focus, we avoid unnecessary damage to walls, floors, or ceilings.
  • Provide Comprehensive Reports: Our thermal imaging provides visual evidence of the problem, ensuring you’re informed every step of the way.
  • Offer Preventative Insight: By identifying potential problem areas early, we help prevent bigger issues down the road.
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