One Call Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Leak Detection’

The Gift That Keeps Giving: Leak Detection

Leak Detection

What is the one gift that you can give yourself this season that will
just keep giving to both you and anyone else in your home throughout
the rest of the year? Leak detection services of course!

This is a service that isn’t just helpful for your home plumbing in Chapel Hill, NC, but it is also a preventative measure that helps keep your plumbing in good shape down the road.

Now, if you haven’t heard of leak detection before, we want you to
know what it is and exactly why you should consider scheduling it in the
near future. After all, Christmas is coming so why not splurge on a
gift for your home and, ultimately, for your comfort?

What is Leak Detection?

This service entails a visit from a professional plumber who will
perform an inspection on your plumbing to see if there are any potential
leaks that need to be addressed before they worsen.

How Does Leak Detection Help Me?

When you schedule leak detection services for your home plumbing, it
is kind of like asking for maintenance and minor repairs in one service.
Not …

What to Do When Cold Weather Strikes Your Pipes

Icicles Hanging From A Brown Pipe. Frozen Water And Metal Surface, Winter Time Concept. Selective Focus Shallow Depth Of Field Photo

Cooler temperatures are right around the corner for us. With your
water heater having been checked already you feel prepared for the drop
in temperature. There is nothing a warm shower and an extra cozy sweater
can’t handle.

But are your pipes prepared?

The plumbing that takes water to and from your home is vital to your
everyday life. Unfortunately, these pipes can’t throw on a coat when the
air turns chillier than normal. What’s more, cold weather can have a
negative impact on your plumbing that can bring that warm shower to a
screeching halt.

The question is, are you prepared to handle the issues that cold weather can cause for your pipes?

We are in the midst of fall with winter and the cold weather that
comes with it fast approaching. This climate change can have a big
impact on your plumbing so it helps to be prepared by knowing what cold
weather can do and how to prevent plumbing problems when you need …

Use Your Water Meter to Detect Leaks

Faucet Slowly Dripping Water

Have you found yourself with unnaturally high water bills that can’t
be explained? It stands to reason that your water bills will fluctuate
somewhat from month to month depending on your use. However, when your
utilities skyrocket for no apparent reason, it’s time to take a closer
look at what’s going on with your plumbing system.

Even the smallest plumbing leaks can waste a significant amount of water—in fact, according to the US EPA, a faucet leaking at just one drop per second wastes 3,000 gallons of water per year! But you may have that “small” of a leak anywhere in your water line, including places you can see such as the pipes that run underneath your slab to the ones behind your walls.

So what if you suspect you do have a leak? Is there anything you can do? When it comes down to it, the best thing to do is give our team a call so we can perform professional Durham, NC leak detection services. In the meantime though, the following may help you determine on your …