Durham Leak Detection
Leaks can be more than a nuisance. They can also cause serious damage to the property if left undetected and unrepaired. That's why it's important to have our Durham leak detection professionals come out and take a look. Don't let a small leak turn into a big problem.
Contact Total Plumbing at (919) 642-1047 or reach out online today.
The Warning Signs of Leaks
If any of the following are present, it’s a sign that there could be a leak somewhere in the plumbing system:
- Increased water bills: If the water bill suddenly increases, without any apparent reason, it could be a sign there is a leak.
- Musty odor: If there is a musty odor in your home or business, it could be a sign of dampness caused by a hidden water leak.
- Water meter test: Turn off all water, then check the water meter. If the meter continues to run, it is a strong sign of a leak.
- Water stains: Look for any water stains or dampness on ceilings, walls, floors, or carpets. Check for peeling paint or wallpaper, loose tiles, or sagging ceilings. These are the visible signs of a water leak.
- Hissing or dripping sounds: Listen for any hissing or dripping sounds coming from appliances, such as the water heater or washing machine. Check the surrounding areas for any signs of moisture, the most obvious of which would be puddles.
The Consequences of Water Leaks
Unrepaired water leaks may seem like a minor inconvenience, but they can have serious consequences if left unchecked.
Here are a few potential consequences of unrepaired water leaks:
- Structural damage: Water leaks can cause significant damage to the structural integrity of a home or building. They can weaken the walls, foundation, and other structural elements, leading to costly repairs and safety concerns.
- Mold growth: Water leaks create damp environments that are perfect for mold growth. Exposure to mold can cause a variety of health problems, including allergies, respiratory issues, and more.
- Water damage: While water leaks start small, they can quickly escalate into full-blown water damage. Standing water can damage carpets, furniture, and other belongings, costing a property owner time, money, and stress.
- Increased water bills: One of the primary signs of a leak is also one of its most significant consequences.
- Plumbing problems: Over time, water leaks can cause corrosion and wear and tear on plumbing fixtures and appliances, ultimately leading to issues that may require costly repairs or replacements.
Contact Us for Leak Detection Services
Total Plumbing offers an efficient and affordable solution to identifying potential leaks, preventing further damage and unnecessary expense.
Don't wait until you have a major plumbing issue on your hands. Call our office today at (919) 642-1047 or contact us online to schedule a service call.
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