How to spot a pipe leak in your home
If you pay for your water on a meter and suspect your bill is high, this might be because there is a water leak or overflow. You may be paying for water that’s going to waste. Find out what to do if you suspect a water leak
How to spot water leaks
It’s possible you may have a water leak if:
- You hear the sound of running water
- You see running water or wet areas
- You see a lot of plants growing near pipe work, especially during dry weather
- The water pressure in your home falls.
A leaking water line can cause big problems. From encouraging the growth of mold and mildew to rotting floor joists and ruined drywall, even a small leak in a water pipe can cause an enormous repair bill. At the first sign of a leak, you need immediate intervention from an Ottawa area plumbing expert you can trust.
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Proper repair of leaking water lines in the Ottawa area is a must to ensure your home stays mold and mildew free. Leaking water lines can cause big problems, but they are no match for plumbing 4 Less. Our experienced plumbers in South St. Paul have solved countless water line repair needs over the years, so you know you’ll be in good hands when you call us.
It's possible that a high cost for your water can be a problem with your water meter or the pipes leading to your home. You can check with the city's water department if there is a problem with leaks or your water meter. On certain occasions the city's water department will even tell you that there is a leak in your home if they see an abnormality in your water usage.
Most leaks are the owner's responsibility
If you suspect a leak you should contact a plumber for a professional inspection. At Plumbing 4 Less we have the best tools and experience to diagnose and repair pipe leaks.