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How to Tell If You Have a Plumbing Leak

Portrait of a smiling plumber at workSometimes determining if you have a plumbing leak in your home is a little harder than you think. Unless the leak is leaking out into your living space, it might not be so apparent. There are many instances where the leak in your home leaks internally (i.e. within your walls or some other hidden part of your plumbing system) in these instances a leak might go unnoticed for a while.

If you have your suspicions that something is going on with your plumbing system, but you can really determine what’s wrong, look for the signs detailed below. The best way to determine if you have a leak is through professional assistance, so if you need a reliable team for your plumbing services in Normal, IL then contact our team.

Signs You’ve Got a Leak

If you’re unsure if you’ve got a leak in your home, then contact our team sooner than later to find out. We can perform fast and thorough tests in your home to determine if you have a plumbing leak on your hands.

You Hear Water Running: Do you hear the sound of water running or trickling even when there’s nothing running in your home? Don’t think this is a The Tell-Tale Heart situation going on, it’s probably not in your head, more than likely there’s really a leak somewhere in your home and you’re hearing it happen. Contact a professional. Our team can get into your walls and search for a leak in a minimally invasive and effective manner for a low price, so don’t hesitate to contact us as soon as possible.

You Have High Water Bills: Do your water bills seem sky high? Maybe during some months you really are running more water and your bill reflects that, but if your bill seems consistently high then you should contact a professional because it’s more than likely that you have a big leak on your hands.

You Have an Excess Amount of Mold or Mildew: Are mold and mildew constantly popping up throughout your home? Does this happen in an unlikely place? Then you should call a professional. Mold and mildew popping up around your home is never a good sign, but this is especially true when it’s popping up In uncommon areas like outside of your bathroom. Make sure that you have a professional spot any damage and perform any clean up and sanitation you need to get your home back on track.

Unpleasant Odors: Do you clean and clean but there always seems to be an unpleasant, musty odor lingering in your home? Then you might have a leak on your hands. Old water that’s leaked and accumulated starts to smell musty after a while. If you clean high-risk areas like your bathroom, or anywhere in your home, you probably have a hidden leak so contact a professional plumber as soon as possible.

If you’re a homeowner here in Normal and you need reliable plumbing services, make sure that you contact Pipeworks, Inc.

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