American Leak Detection is an unrivaled franchise business, which has grown to become the world leader in the accurate detection of hidden water, sewer and gas leaks. Proprietary methods and state of the art technology have revolutionized the exploration and discovery of leaks. With advanced methodologies and equipment, ALD franchisees are capable of determining the exact location of hidden leaks. From swimming pool cracks to underground plumbing systems and sewer lines, the sensitive electronic tools will identify the trouble location. Each franchisee has completed the industry's most extensive training program and is skilled to accurately locate the most difficult leaks, without destruction to property.
- Established in 1974.
- Headquartered in Palm Springs, California.
- President/CEO Patrick DeSouza.
- Slogan: "Leak Detection Without Destruction."
- 354 franchise units in the United States.
- 9 international franchises in 3 countries.
- More than 6 million leaks discovered.
- Technicians service over 110,000 municipalities, businesses and residences annually.
- Corporate-owned locations in Palm Springs and San Bernardino, CA, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Boston, MA and New Haven, CT.
- Ranked #1 in category by Entrepreneur Magazine, in Franchise 500 since 2003