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Can you find a leaking pipe without digging a hole?


broken pipe

Let’s be honest, the traditional way of locating a leaking pipe can be frustrating, time consuming and ultimately very expensive too. Tools, such as listening sticks (a wooden or metal pole with an ear piece) may have been around for a long time but they will generally only detect loud leaks near to the surface and they certainly can’t pinpoint exactly where the actual leak is. The situation is often made more difficult by a complicated pipe-work route. The need for speedy detection is crucial to stop further damage.

The traditional way of investigating the location of a leak involves digging more than a few holes and spoiling expensive outside areas such as tarmac, paving, imprinted concrete or plantation. This can be very expensive to reinstate and upsetting for the customer. It’s time-consuming, back-breaking and expensive.

Ferret Leak Locator

Ferret leak locator

The good news is that there really is a way that you can detect a leak without digging numerous holes by using modern award-winning technology from Ferret Technology.

The Ferret Leak Locator system detects leaks in pipes really simply and efficiently. The Ferret Leak Locator uses a balloon (we call it the Ferret Head) which uses the existing hydraulic pressure of the water supply pipe to pass through the water pipe. When the Ferret head reaches the leak, it automatically stops and blocks the pipe, enabling you to find the exact location by the measurement on the hose. Of course, early detection means that you can then get on with the important job of repairing the leak.

So what’s the benefit of using the Ferret leak location system to locate a leak? Faster detection of the leaking pipe Saves time and money Customer Satisfaction Eliminates any guesswork - no false readings No random/unnecessary digging – in most cases just one small repair excavation Minimum spoiling to groundwork Simple to use electronic control system – minimum training and no previous leak detection experience necessary Great Ferret Technology support with website “how to videos” and information Suitable for domestic and commercial environments

So if you are fed up of wasting time, money and energy digging endless holes in the hope of locating a leaking pipe and would like to know more about the Ferret leak locator please call us on 0800 292 2835 or fill in our contact form and we will get back to you.