Tired of getting huge amounts on your water bill even though you do not consume water to such an extent? There may be a leak in the house! In order to confirm if your house really has a leak, you can apply some of the following methods before you dial 480-832-1660!
Method 1 - Check the Pressure Relief Valve Gauge on the Tank
Often, these valves are directly connected to the drain and could be leaking without you knowing. If removing the drainpipe is not possible for you to check the leak, then try to listen for a hissing sound, if you hear such a noise, a leak is present.
Method 2 - Checking your Toilet
Remove the top of the tank and listen for any hissing noises, try to locate where it is coming from, if you find where the leak is, try to fix it by applying a solvent. If that does not work, call Mesa Plumbing Company to help you out. If you can hear a hissing sound yet nothing is visible, add some food color in to the tank and wait, eventually if there is a leak, the colored water will be visible in the bowl. If so, there is a leak in the flapper, which is at the bottom that is allowing the water to seep through.
Method 3 - Check the Meter Lines
If your toilets are not leaking in the colored water, this means that the problem is elsewhere. Shut off the meter valve, it is normally found at either the side or the back of the house. If you cannot detect the valve, call a plumber to help you with the problem. While you wait for the plumber to make their way, try to look for a possible leak. Look for mud, soft grass, water, or any sign that can indicate that there is excessive water underground. If you have found the meter and if the meter has stopped completely, the leak is inside the house.
Method 4 - Hose Bib Inspection
Find the hose bib, take a screwdriver and place the tip on the metal part of the bib. Place your thumb knuckle on the top of the tool, and then on the side of your ear as fast as you can. The sound (if any) will directly travel into your eardrum, if you hear a sound that means you have found the leak.
Method 5 - Check for other Leaks
Check, your pool, shower heads, taps, sprinklers, hoses, etc. to see if there is any leak present.
Method 6 - Contact Mesa Plumbing Company
Are the methods not working for you? Not to worry, you can contact Mesa Plumbing Company by dialing 480-832-1660. Our expert leak detectors will be at your services shortly. No matter where that leak may be, we will find it, and take care of it so that you can have a good night’s sleep. We are available 24 hours a day, all seven days a week!
Feel free to contact us anytime whether you live in Chandler, Santan, Tempe, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, or Scottsdale! Dial 480-832-1660...