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The Best Way to Handle Leaks

Whether you own or rent a home, chances are you will encounter a leak in your house once or twice, if you haven’t been through it already. And when that leak pops up, you are likely to want to get the issue resolved as quickly as possible. Before you dive in though, you should know that there are definitely some good and some not so good ways to handle leaks.

We’ve been in business for a long while now so we have seen what can go wrong with home leak solutions. We’ve also seen how much more those residents had to struggle to get around their leaks. We want to save you the trouble by letting you know the best way to handle leaks in your home so you can enjoy a fast and effective solution, rather than a stressful one.

Start by Knowing What to Look For

The first thing you need to do is be on the alert for any potential signs of a leak. That way you know when you need to get started on getting the leak addressed. Be on the lookout for any of these warning signs:

  • The sound of water running through the home without a source.
  • Your water meter is running without reason.
  • You have faucets, showers, or toilets with low water pressure.
  • Your water bills are actively increasing.
  • You can smell moldy or musty odors around the home.
  • You notice watermarks or standing water in your home.

Next, Schedule Leak Detection

If you have noticed one or more of the warning signs listed above, then you likely have a leak. If so, you will want to reach out to a professional for leak detection. This service is going to allow a plumber to use their tools to figure out if you have a leak and where it is. This is going to help with speeding up the process of addressing that leak before it can cause more damage.

Lastly, Turn Off The Water If Needed and Have a Professional Perform the Repair

If you have a leak in your pipes that are supplying water to your home, then you may want to turn off the water for the time being, as long as it won’t be off for more than a day. This will ensure you don’t lose any more water while your plumber has a chance to repair the leak or leaks in your pipes. Only a professional plumber will have the tools and solutions necessary to effectively fix your leak.

Whether you need help with a leak in your Springfield, PA plumbing lines or you need another service, your best option will always be to turn to the professionals. A trained plumber will be able to offer effective and affordable solutions for your plumbing issues, whereas an amateur is likely to cause more damage.

When you need pros that are Fast-Friendly-Reliable, you can reach out to Walsh Brothers Plumbing and Mechanical Services, Inc. Serving Delaware County, Main Line, and the Philadelphia Area for more than 50 years.

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