[5 Tips] How to Find Water Leaks? & Easy Fix


Water is a necessary resource for life, health, economic development, and the environment throughout the world on a daily basis. As water is precious to all, its availability and quality are essential.

Ignoring water leakage can lead to a great serious problem in near future.

5 Tips to Find Water Leaks

If you are facing an unusual rise in your water bills, it may be due to leakage in your water, even if you have not increased its use on a regular basis, so it is very important for you to find out where your water is leaking.

Here we have provided you with short tips to find water leaks from your home,

Monitor your water meter

The monitoring water level is the easiest way to find water leaks. Follow the steps below in order to detect water leakage.

Step 1: First of all, close all the water supply of your home.

Step 2: Secondly, find your water meter, and note out the number reading in your meter. And wait for a while for nearly 30 minutes.

Step 3: Take your meter reading once again. If your number has increased in meter then, you can be sure that your water is leaked somewhere.

Check your faucets

Leaking from faucets can also be another major cause of water leakage. If your faucets are continuously leaking ten, it may be due to worn washers, you can simply replace them.

Perform a Sensory Check

If you notice unusual staining or discolouration this can be a major symptom of leakage inside the ceiling and walls. Unoticed leakage inside the ceiling or walls for a long time can great problem and can be more expensive in near future. so it is necessary to detect them fast and recover them as soon as possible.

Plumbing leaks outside home

Water leaks can occur both inside your home, and outside of the home in the piping that connects your water meter to your home, so it might not be as easy as finding a water stain on the ceiling.

Be aware of underground water leaks

Outdoor water leaks can get quite expensive to repair It is commonly referred to as a concealed leak. These typically occur in the pipes between your meter box and your home. They can be particularly hard to identify as these supply pipes run underground.
You can call an experienced plumber if this problem arises.

The easiest fix to water leaks…

The easiest way to fix water leaks is to hire a professional. Professional plumbers have the experience for thinking out of the box and identifying water leaks in spots you can’t even imagine. They also have the required tools handy that make fixing water leaks easy.

If your Sydney home is experiencing a water leak or even if you suspect so, Apex Plumbing Solutions will be able to help you right away. Contact us today!

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