Pipe leaks will always occur to any building structure with plumbing works; no matter how durable, it will experience pipe leaks at least once in its life. There have been several reports of leaking pipes in homes, commercial or trade buildings and many more. One general and very problematic thing about leakages is where to find them. Sometimes, leaking pipes are hard to detect and these pipes can be located in really troublesome places like inside walls, beneath floors and even close to the foundation. We might not notice that there is a leaking pipe until it starts to affect the home engineering, which could be highly dangerous. Plumbing Services Rockdale are experts at leak detection. If you sense a pipe leakage or you would like to do an overall checking, you can reach out to us, we can help you detect leakage in the darkest and most hidden of places. Our contemporary methods are effective on any kind of building. Here are a few ways you can detect a leaking pipe.
Detecting a leak using water bills is relatively the easiest method and the rules are simple. If you notice that you get heavily billed and you are quite sure of the amount of water you use or have used, there is a very high chance that one of your pipes is broken. Ensure that all taps are closed and there is no leaking in any of the toilets. If your bill looks suspiciously high, you most likely have a leak somewhere. If you aren’t sure of where the leak may be, it will be best to contact a plumber or a plumbing service to check it out for you. And if you’re sure of where the leaking is coming from you can try a DIY fixing if it’s minor and if it isn’t, please contact us, we will help you with it, it’s what we do.
This is also a very good and effective way to detect a leaking tap. If you notice moss or other plants growing on a particular surface, you might want to check it out. Moss are those green, gross things that grow on walls or surfaces. can only live or grow in moisty or damp areas, without water, they cannot survive. If you notice them on your wall, there is most definitely a leakage in that area. If you can’t reach it, contact pros (us).
This is one way you can check if your WC leaks. Toilets actually acount for thirty percent of overall pipe leaks so it will only be wise to check using the dye test which is also a very simple method. All you need to do is to add a kind of coloring, preferrably a dark shade like dark red or blue, into the toilet’s flusher. If the toilet truly leaks, you will see the coloring reflect in the bowl. Once you do notice a leak, ensure that you contact a trusted plumber or Plumbing Services Rockdale to help you fix it.