3 Tips to Avoid Recurring Leaks

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3 Tips to Avoid Recurring Leaks

According to research, about 40% of U.S. homeowners have suffered losses caused by water leaks. That is a clear indication that water leaks are a common residential plumbing problem. While leaks are considered a minor problem, when not detected right away they can cause serious damage to your property. At Speedy Rooter Plumbing, we provide quality leak detection in Zion Crossroads, VA. Here are a few tips to help you avoid recurring leaks:

Leak Detection Systems

These can be helpful when it comes to water leak detection. These systems usually work by detecting an unusual increase in the amount of water being used. When it comes to such systems, we offer moisture sensors and water leak detection systems. We usually place moisture sensors where leaks are likely to occur. For instance, we place them near washing machines, water heaters, and around toilets. These discs usually alert when they detect a leak, and they are good for underground leak detection.

A whole water leak detection system, on the other hand, detects an unusual increase in water usage and shuts off the water supply. Our leak detection specialist can help when it comes to the installation of such a system.

Regular Maintenance

To prevent the damage caused by recurring water leaks, we maintain plumbing systems, appliances, and equipment. For instance, we regularly service water filtering and softening systems. We also flush out any sediment that might be in the bottom of a water heater tank. Our plumber in Zion Crossroads, VA can also make sure that no water supply pipes are blocked.

Insulated Water Pipes

Frozen pipes are one of the major causes of recurring water leaks. To avoid having frozen pipes, we usually insulate all the pipes exposed to extremely low temperatures. For instance, we insulate pipes located in the basement area and garage.

Water leaks can cause a lot of damage. Fortunately, you can count on Speedy Rooter Plumbing for quality leak detection services to prevent leaks from wreaking havoc on your property. Contact us today for an appointment.

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