The Importance Of Water Leak Detection

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Why Water Leak Detection Is Important

Water line leak detection has become a plumbing service that is valued because it has the potential to save homeowners huge amounts of money and property damage. A water leak that goes undetected can result in dangerous mold growth, rotted wood and standing water that could attract bacteria and other organisms. Finding the leak and repairing it at the source will minimize the damage and the health risks. You need the right team to find the leak and find it quickly. Murrayville Plumbing & Heating Ltd. has a team that is trained in leak detection.

Dangers of an Undetected Water Leak

The degree of danger that exists from an undetected water leak depends on how long the leak has gone undetected. Things may seem just fine on the surface, but if a water line has split or even has a small leak and no one can see it, serious damage may result. If this type of leak occurs under a vanity, behind a wall or under a floor, it may result in mold growth, rotting wood, ruined carpets and drywall, and a long, expensive cleanup. Undetected water pipe leaks also lead to elevated water bills, which is another reason it’s important to catch them as soon as possible.

Reasons to Call Murrayville Plumbing Right Away

Along with higher water bills, you may notice excess moisture or condensation in the area around the leaking pipe; you might see small patches of mold, smell a musty odor or feel dampness on walls, floors or ceilings. This poses a health threat to anyone with allergies or respiratory issues, as well as damage to your home. If the leak is in a pipe that’s outside the house, you might notice the excess moisture on the ground when you walk on it. Do not take the risk, call 778.888.6451 & Murrayville Plumbing & Heating emergency team will dispatch anywhere in the Fraser Valley & Lower Mainland.

Benefits of Professional Service

Plumbers that specialize in leak detection use special diagnostic equipment and cameras and are trained to find even the most challenging water leaks. Professional, experienced service means your leak will be found and repaired, and any other issues with the water line will be addressed. The key is to call in a reputable company, then sit back, and allow them to do their jobs. Trying to figure out where a water leak originated is an exercise in futility for most homeowners. The longer you search, the more damage is being done, so it’s wise to call for professional assistance as soon as you notice a problem.

We have a 24 hour emergency response division ready for any leak repair. Call 778.888.6451 and a live agent will answer.

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