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Absolute Leak Detection Ltd

Mr Benjamin Thorpe

Leigh-on-Sea, Essex
(14 Reviews)

Skills & expertise

  • Drain / Sewer Clearance
  • Plumber

Skills & expertise

  • Drain / Sewer Clearance
  • Plumber

Company info

Welcome to Absolute Leak Detection's Checkatrade Page.

We are a small friendly business with 11 years’ experience in the industry.

What We Offer:


  • All general plumbing repairs and maintenance.
  • Showers installed and repaired.
  • Taps installed and repaired.
  • Power flushing.
  • Waste pipes.
  • Copper pipe work. 
  • Pumps.
  • Hot water tank repair and installation.
  • Cold water storage tank repair and installation.
  • Garden Taps.
  • Toilet repairs and replacements.
  • Flush valve repair and replacement.
  • Float valve and ball valve repair and replacements. 
  • Water incoming supply pipe repair and replacement.
  • Water supply pipe moling. 
  • Leak detection.
  • Thermal imaging.
  • Moisture survey.



  • Drainage Unblocks. (free look and see survey with camera upon completion of un-block to find the cause of blockage and offer a repair option if faults are located.)
  • High Pressure Water Jetting.
  • CCTV Surveys.
  • Root Cutting.
  • Pitch Fibre Re-Rounding.
  • Re-Lining.
  • Patch Lining.
  • Excavation Repairs.
  • Soakaway investigations and replacements.
  • Man hole Replacement and repair.

Water Leak Detection:

  • Water leak detection. (Internal hot, cold  pipe work. locate, Access & repair).
  • Water supply pipe leak detection (Locate, Access & Repair).
  • Water supply pipe moling.
  • Leak detection for rain water and rising damp.
  • Fully detailed / imaged insurance company recognized reports.

What we can trace leaks on:

  • Leaking hot or cold-water pipes
  • Leaking bathroom facilities
  • Leaking external incoming water supplies
  • Rising damp
  • Ingression of rain water

Non-evasive leak detection:

  • Have you got water damage to floor coverings, ceilings or walls?
  • A spinning water meter but nothing in use within the house or a high-water bill?
  • Loft tanks constantly running?
  • Combination boiler losing in pressure?
  • Is your plumber / builder scratching their heads and your worried that everything must be excavated or taken out to locate the cause?

Then we can help by locating the cause of the above issues without causing any damage until the source of the damage / leak is exposed and ready for repair.

Nine times out of ten we only need to remove 1-2 floor tiles or floor boards to access a leak under a floor and make a repair, which saves a lot of disruption and excess damage / mess.

Using the highest tech equipment of thermal imaging cameras, moisture meters, endoscopes, ground micro phones, tracer gases and dyes we can locate your leak or the source of damage, even if an issue with rainwater ingression or rising damp is apparent. This can be identified by taking plaster / concrete samples to carry out a salts test.

We offer a full service of locating the leak, making access / excavating of the leak, repairing the leak and completing a fully detailed insurance company recognised report. The report covers all damage caused by the leak, how we found the leak, and the access work which was required to repair the leak. The report also includes full advisories of works required to remedy the damage and the dampness still present if any.



  • Domestic Work
  • Commercial Work
  • Free Estimates
  • Insurance Work Undertaken
  • Cards Accepted


Works in

Hockley, Chelmsford, Rayleigh, Dagenham, Benfleet, Essex,

Vetting Status

Fully Vetted Trade

Company Type
Ltd Company
Checkatrade T&Cs
Interviewed in 2018
Company Status
Insurance Details

Accreditations and Memberships

Safe Contractor Approved