26 Apr 3 Signs You Have a Water Leak
Plumbing issues are always a pain, both because they’re subtle and because they can cause thousands of dollars’ worth of damage. Because much of the plumbing system is hidden from view in the average Nashville, TN home, most homeowners don’t realize that there’s a problem with their pipes until it’s too late. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to identify leaks early. Let’s take a look at a few of those things now.
1. Rising Water Bills
Your water bills are going to rise and fall over time as you use more or less water. If your bills are going up for no apparent reason, especially sharply, then it’s likely that you have a leak somewhere in your system. So, be sure to monitor your water bills and call for repairs as soon as you notice something odd.
2. Running Water Meter
If you want a more immediate method for detecting water leaks, turn off all the water systems in your Middle Tennessee home and have a look at your water meter. If the meter is still running, you have a leak somewhere in your system. This is one of the best methods to confirm that you have a plumbing leak.
3. Drops in Water Pressure
Drops in water pressure normally don’t start occurring until the leak is pretty large, but you should keep an eye out for them, regardless. Drops in water pressure, especially if they’re large or sudden, tend to indicate a rupture in your plumbing system. It’s best to turn off your home’s water immediately upon noticing this, in order to mitigate any possible water damage to the area around the broken pipe.
If you need plumbing services of any kind, call Mid-State Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing in Middle Tennessee today. Our plumbers have many years of professional experience providing every plumbing service you could think of. Whether you need a new plumbing system installed, repaired, replaced, or maintained, we can take care of it for you. Let us help keep your home’s plumbing system in top shape. Remember, one of the most difficult things about plumbing systems is that their problems are often hidden from plain view. This makes them much harder to diagnose and treat than problems in other home systems. Fortunately, you don’t have to deal with any of them on your own. We offer a full range of plumbing repair and maintenance services.