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Water Leak Repair
Most homes will eventually have a water leak at some point in time. Wear and tear is inevitable as years of water pressure can take a toll on even the strongest pipes. That is why it is important to already have a reliable plumber you can trust when something goes wrong. Vines Plumbing is ready to be there to take care of all your water leak repair in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Identifying a water leak
Some water leaks are not too difficult to detect. The most obvious sign is running water that can be both visible and audible. However, there are other leaks that are not as obvious. Here is a look at some ways to identify a water leak inside your home:
- Changes in water meter reading
- Discoloration on walls or ceiling
- Soft spots in ceiling or walls
- Warm areas over concrete slab
- Foul odor near sewer line or drain
Most homeowners are not experts in plumbing, although there are some easy checks that help gain a better perspective of the problem. It’s recommended to conduct a visual check on the dishwasher, bathroom sinks, water heater, washing machine, basement, and showers or tubs.
Professional Plumbing Equipment
At Vines Plumbing, we carry out our leak detection service with the use of professional equipment, which includes infrared cameras and meter detection. We test the water pressure in pipes and also take actual photos inside your pipes. We also conduct dig and rills in which we go right into your wall or floor to examine the problem area.
Water Leak Effects
One of the issues with any water leak is the potential to buildup of mold or mildew. This can take its toll on a home and also lead to health problems. There is also the obvious impact of water damage and the longer this problem goes unattended, the more troublesome it can become. It is also important to know that not all water leaks are going to come with a lot of costly repair. Here is a look at some of the common reasons for water leak repair.
- Leaky U joint
- Drain clog
- Toilet clog
- Faulty water heater
- Worn piping
These issues are not DIY fixes and typically require the hand of a professional. Vines Plumbing can step right in and provide an immediate fix to whatever kind of water leak is impacting your home. The quicker you act, the more money you can save. Acting right away also means less potential damage caused by your water leak.