Let’s face it, plumbing leaks in Central Florida end up costing home and business owners money. Losing water means losing money, both in your utility bill and repair costs.
While most piping materials are known for their durability, their weakness is pinholes leaks A tiny pinhole water leak, typically caused by corrosion can lead to thousands of dollars in repairs.
These pinhole leaks can avoid detection for several weeks, even months, because they are so small.
So, How Can You Detect and Even Prevent Plumbing Leaks?
Check for Any Corrosion
Water that is on the acidic or basic side can slowly corrode the interior walls the plumbing pipes. High water pressure and excessive bacteria level in the water can cause stress on the pipes. It is important to check around exposed plumbing for any leaks and have your plumbing system inspection by a professional leak detection service. To many it may seem like an unneeded expense, but in the long run it can save you thousands and give you piece of mind your water is safe to use.
Check for Water Leaks
Because pinhole water leaks are so small, they can be very hard to locate. It is important to monitor your water bill, look for any changes or spikes, this is usually the first indication of a water leak. Also, look for any mold or mildew. In our tropical weather, mold can grow fast.
Excessive water can stain your ceiling, make drywall to crack, and paint to bubble.
Remember, water can travel along a pipe for quite a distance, so the leak is not always where the damage is located.
You can always check your water meter by turning all the water off in the home or business, then check the meter, it should not be registering. If it is, you probably have a leak.
Why Contact the Leak Doctor?
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