How to Locate a Leak?

Find your Santa Barbara Water Leak!

Step 1 – Read your meter High water bill? Excessive moisture? Do you have an infamous Santa Barbara water leak? Your water meter will tell you. In most homes, the water meter is in a concrete box along the street. Once this box is located, open the cover hole and clear off any debris that may…

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Driveway Leak Detection

Driveway Leak Detection

Tips for Finding a Water Leak Under a Driveway So you’re losing water, lots of it. You’ve shut the meter off at the house and the micrometer continues to spin. The only problem is, between your meter and the house is a long patch of driveway, readily hiding all signs of moisture. Need some tips…

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Slab Leak Detection Video

Slab Leak Detection

How to Find a Slab Leak? Do you have water leaking under a concrete slab in Santa Barbara? We’re here to help. In this leak detection video, we will show you how we will find your leak making Slab leak detection a breeze. Step 1 – Thermal Imaging With FLIR Camera Using a FLIR camera,…

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Top 10 causes of Santa Barbara Water Leaks

2018 is just around the corner and Santa Barbara water leaks aren’t getting any cheaper. Recent speculation points to our taps providing some of the most expensive water in the state, if not the country. Every drop still counts and even a small water leak will cost you. Here are the 10 most common causes of…

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Five Reasons Santa Barbara has so many Slab Leaks

A slab leak is one of the biggest headaches any homeowner can face. It’s damaging to your home. Your water bill is going to be expensive. You might lose your new hardwood floors. Unfortunately, a slab leak is very common in Santa Barbara. While frustrating, they have their causes. Here are 5. Hard Water It’s no…

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Santa Barbara Water Leak Report Summer 2016

Santa Barbara is in the middle of another hot dry summer. Temperatures are reaching 90 on the coast and over 100 inland. Wildfires are raging and the sun doesn’t quit. Leaks are everywhere and water keeps disappearing as the ground sucks up every inch of water it can get. In the leak detection game, this…

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Santa Barbara Leak detection in Wall

Santa Barbara Leak Detection Tips

In the Santa Barbara leak detection business, we continue to see a variety of household problems that are mistaken for leaking pipes. While we don’t mind coming out for these easy fixes, we feel it is most ethical to share some of our knowledge with the customer. We want to keep the playing field as…

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Santa Barbara Irrigation Systems; Shut off Valves are Important!

Santa Barbara Irrigation Leaks Irrigation leaks in your yard? No shut off valves? You’re not alone. These past few weeks we’ve been working to pinpoint several Santa Barbara irrigation leaks on estates throughout the county. From lavish mansions in Montecito to working farms in Summerland, they all have the same problem; Long irrigation lines with…

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Detecting Leaks in Isla Vista

Isla Vista: Leak Detection Central Sure there’s the sun, the fun student atmosphere, and of course the beautiful Santa Barbara county weather, but Isla Vista is one of the main reasons the Santa Barbara leak detection business is booming. Whether you’re looking to buy, rent, or simply work with Isla Vista real estate, there are a…

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Goleta leak detection

Local Goleta Leak Detection

Acme understands Goleta Leak Detection Acme Detection employees have worked in Goleta for the past 30 years. Many are life long residents and pride themselves on their local connection. However when it comes to Goleta Leak Detection, there is no shortage of selection. While there are several franchised companies servicing all of Santa Barbara county,…

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Driveway Leak Detection

The “Average Monthly Water Bill”: Understanding Santa Barbara Homeowner Rates

So what is the Average monthly water bill? Explain Santa Barbara homeowner water rates. Concerned Santa Barbara homeowners are constantly calling in trying discern a jump in their average monthly water bill. They want us to explain  the ever changing Santa Barbara homeowner water rates and “the average monthly water bill”. While we can explain Santa Barbara homeowner…

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RetroFit Windows Problem

Preface on Retrofit windows This article pertains to leaks caused by the improper installation of retrofit windows. They have inherent problems when installed in incorrect locations, particularly in places without a significant roof overhang. This has nothing to do with the actual quality of a retrofit window or leaks present in the early versions that…

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Pinhole Leaks

Pinhole leaks – Where do they happen? From the rocky Montecito soils to the crumbly sands of Isla Vista these leaks can happen anywhere. There are a number of reasons for them, but are largely due to the instablility of the surrounding area. What exactly are they? A pinhole leak is a leak in a…

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Pool Leak Detection in Goleta and Isla Vista

Pool leaks in Goleta or Isla Vista? Our leak detection specialists are here to help.      We have performed a number of leak detections in pools throughout Goleta and Isla Vista. It’s usually the same story. Homeowners or apartment managers call us after a warning from the Goleta Water District. The property is far beyond its’…

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