There are few conveniences that we enjoy today, perhaps with the exception of our electrical systems, that have as positive an impact on our lives as running water does. Being able to simply open a faucet and to have fresh, potable water flow out is an incredible resource, and has become much more of a necessity than a luxury in homes throughout the world. It is for this very reason that encountering problems with one’s water line in Bloomington, IL is so alarming. If you have any problems with your water line, contact a member of out team right away. Here are a few warning signs to keep an eye out for.
Loss of Water Pressure
If you have a problem with low water pressure at one plumbing outlet in your home, and it is recent development, then it is possible that you have a leak somewhere within your home. If, however, you notice a decrease in the water pressure throughout your entire home, it may be due to a leaking water line. While not every water line leak will inherently result in reduced water pressure, it is nonetheless a fairly common warning sign of trouble. It will definitely benefit you to have the problem evaluated by a trained professional.
Hissing or Rumbling
If you are in the vicinity of your water line, specifically near the point in which it enters your home, and you hear it rumbling or hissing when no water is in use, then a leak is also very likely. It may be leaking at a point between your home and the water main in the road, so you won’t necessarily see signs of water damage in your house. Let us know if you hear these sounds.
Puddles or Streams
Is there water streaming into your basement through your foundation? Have you noticed soggy, wet patches on your lawn? Is there water in the road in front of your home, even though it hasn’t been raining? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we urge you to give us a call. A broken water line is a very real possibility.
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