One of the biggest causes of wasted water in your home is a slow leak in your pipes, plumbing fixtures and appliances, especially water leaks behind walls. Because these leaks are generally silent, they often go undetected. Your Roto-Rooter plumber can detect and repair any water leak.
If left untreated, hidden plumbing leaks can lead to serious water damage in your home. But there are usually some subtle signs to help you identify these types of leaks, including:
If you do not see obvious signs of a water leak behind walls but suspect you have one, there is an easy way to determine just that…use your water meter. Follow these guidelines for using your water meter to find hidden plumbing leaks:
Of course, this test doesn’t tell you where the water leak is located. There are several common places for water leaks to occur, including toilets, beneath your kitchen or bathroom sinks, in the bath or shower; the water heater; ice maker water supply line; and washing machine hoses. However, the best course of action for finding a water leak may be to contact a professional plumber.
Roto-Rooter specializes in water leak detection services. If you suspect a water leak in wall or any other type of hidden plumbing leak, call your local Roto-Rooter plumber. And if you experience flooding or water damage due to a leak, Roto-Rooter provides full-service plumbing repair, including water damage restoration.