Has your water pressure dropped?
Are your water bills suddenly spiking?
Are you finding standing water around your house?
Did you receive a letter from your water district concerning high usage?
These are all signs of a slab leak. Broken pipes are never a good thing, but a pipe running through your slab floor can be exceptionally difficult to diagnose and fix. In addition to everyday wear and tear. Pipes can burst for a variety of reasons: Shifting foundation, corrosion, and freezing weather.