Do You Have A Plumbing Leak? Look For These Unexpected Signs

All the plumbing in your Atlanta area home or business, whether they are between the walls, under a concrete slab, or under the kitchen sink, are all a part of a complex system working together.

As pipes age, they break down and inevitably spring a leak. Which can cause substantial damage and costly repairs if left untreated.

Do You Have A Plumbing Leak? Look For These Unexpected Signs - Water Leak Detection Blog - Orlando, Florida | Leak Doctor - 1(24)The damage doesn't stop at the pipes, can affect the walls, floors, and even the foundation of your home. It doesn't take much moisture for mold to start growing on the drywall. Take note of any musty or wet smell in or around your home.

Since water will flow downward, flooring is at risk for damage. Look for any discolored, warped, or wet floorboards, especially around water using appliances such as the dishwasher.  Warm areas on the floor can indicate a slab leak.

Loose tiles in the bathroom, unexplained mold, peeling wallpaper or blistering paint, are all signs of a leaking pipe behind the walls.  Check visible pipes under the sinks for any moisture.

Other visible plumbing leaks include low water pressure, pipes rattle when the water is turned on, slow drains, and discolored water.

Don't ignore the warning signs of a water leak

They are easy to ignore, but repairing a water leak can save a homeowner money and potentially bigger problems down the road.  It is important to be vigilant about looking for water leaks.

Today’s technology allows an experienced leak technician to locate the leak in a nondestructive manner, saving the property owner hundreds of dollars in exploratory repairs alone.

Many service companies do not have the necessary equipment or experience to locate leaks accurately and quickly, hence they resort to destructive methods of searching for the leak, by making holes, cutting walls, and more.

Since 1993, the Leak Doctor has helped property owners, managers and plumbing professionals locate leaks in their pools, plumbing, irrigation and structural systems. We welcome the opportunity to assist you with your leak detection needs. Call us today at to schedule your service call.

Orlando Water & Plumbing Leaks and COVID-19

Unfortunately, our plumbing system is also feeling the added stress during these challenging times.  With everyone spending more time at home using more water, older and corroded pipes are feeling the pressure, making them more...

Warning Signs You Have A Water Leak

It’s those hidden water leaks, those behind walls, under a concrete slab, and under the ground that create more damage than you would ever think! Just a pinhole size leak behind the bathroom cabinet, under the floor, between the walls, behind...

How To Check For Water Leak In Your Home

Water and plumbing leaks in Central Florida are becoming a growing problem. One that can have expensive and devastating consequences. Which is why the Leak Doctor has partnered with the Environmental Protection Agency for Fix a Leak Week. How To...

Orlando & Atlanta Water During The Coronavirus

Many families throughout Orlando and Atlanta are facing uncertainty as the coronavirus impacts our communities.  With so much information it can be difficult to keep up. For instance, is our tap water safe to drink? We see so many people...

Water Resources & Leaks; Fun & Educational Games

With most of our school children staying at home for the duration of the Coronavirus, it is a great time to learn something about our water resources and the importance of water conservation and efficiency. As well as, the negative impact water...
Page: 1234567891011 - All

The Leak Doctor can find your leak and fix it fast!
Call us today at (407) 426-9995 or (678) 251-7487 or use our quick and easy contact form to schedule your inspection. We service Orlando, The Villages, Tampa, Daytona Beach, Winter Park and the surrounding Central Florida area, in addition to the greater Atlanta, Georgia area.