As we are all spending more time at home, which puts a strain on our plumbing system, which can lead to water leaks.
There is never a good time for a leak!
It is easy to ignore the signs of a plumbing leak or even a high water bill, but in the end, the cost of a water intrusion can end up costing a small fortune. You may think your homeowners insurance would cover something like this, but in most cases it does not!
In ‘By the Number: Wasted Water Adds Up Drip By Drip’, Consumer Reports warns homeowners of the high cost of water leaks.
“Save water by fixing plumbing leaks.....10,000, Number of gallons of water the average American family wastes every year because of dripping faucets, running toilets, and other plumbing leaks, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which estimates that more than a trillion gallons of water leak from American homes every year.”
Unfortunately, piping infrastructure doesn't last forever, every day wear and tear, along with minerals in the water and poor installation, result in hairline crack and pinhole leaks. Locating a water leak isn't always easy, especially if they are under a concrete foundation or between walls.
Water leaks can be more than just frustrating; they can cause serious health issues in your home, foundation and structural issues can arise as well as mold and mildew.
If you suspect a water leak in your home, have a higher than normal water bill, hear the sound of water when everything is turned off, a musty odor in your home, a water meter spinning when water isn’t running, unexplained mold, warm spots on the floor, or wet areas in the yard, contact the Leak Doctor. Ignoring the problem isn't going to make it go away.
The Leak Doctor's fast response, strong reliability and constant commitment to courtesy, is sure to impress. We provide unmatched quality in the most cost-effective manner.