The Building Centre, London – Water dripping through ceilingSymptom – Water had been dripping through the ceiling for several weeks. A kitchen and toilet were located above the drips but no visible leaks or damp was present in this area. Trace were contracted to identify the source of escaping water.
Analysis1. Thermography showed a large pooling of heat around one of the hot water pipes.
© Copyright Trace Surveys Ltd2. Some leak noise was audible through a ground mic which was connected to the hot water pipe
© Copyright Trace Surveys Ltd3. Trace gas was injected through the hot water pipe and we found this gas escaping from the pipe in the suspected leak location.
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