Highland Park Pipes and Water Leaks
A small leak may seem harmless, but just one small leak in your Highland Park pipes can mean serious damage to your home and property. Just because the leak isn't causing a sudden flood doesn't mean it isn't doing damage. A small, or slow leak, can still create a dangerous environment for molds to flourish, gradually destroying the wood, plaster, and sheet rock in your home. A small leak can also cause electrical outlets and wires to short out, resulting in a fire hazard. A leak can also produce corrosion or rust of metal in your home. An undetected leaks should be found and resolved as soon as possible in order to protect your home and property as well as prevent unhealthy living conditions. Over time, small leaks also add up in cost and water waste.
If you suspect that you have a hidden leak, check for these possible warning signs:
Foundation Problems - A hidden leak under the slab of your Highland Park home can cause the surrounding area of land to swell, and your foundation may shift. If you see cracks forming in the floor, walls, ceiling, or bricks or your home, and a Foundation Repair Company confirms that you have a moving foundation, simply call your trusted Highland Park plumber at Metro-Flow Plumbing to search for any hidden leaks.
Out of control water bill - Although you have not changed your usage of water, your water bill is noticeably higher than it should be and climbing.
Hissing Noise in the Walls Near the Plumbing - First verify that there is no outside faucet running and the noise isn't coming from your sprinkler system. If no obvious source is found, call Metro-Flow Highland Park Plumbing right away and we will diagnose the problem!
Some hidden leaks are very serious and the very foundation of your house may be threatened. Others are caused by a simple problem, such as a worn out valve on your water heater. Only the best plumbers in Highland Park will have the experience, skill, and tools to accurately locate and diagnose the source of your problem. Our plumbers will then take corrective measures to fix your leaking Highland Park pipes. With over 22 years of high standards and professional plumbing in Highland Park, Metro-Flow is here to care for all your plumbing needs. We keep up-to-date with all the latest technology for locating leaks, including ultrasonic leak detection and video inspection.
If your leak not hidden, but a noticeable flood of water, you must take immediate action by first turning off the water to your entire home! If you do not know where the shut off valve is, or how to cut it off, call Metro-Flow Highland Park Plumbing immediately and we will walk you through the process. Or we can come to your home and cut it off for you if that is your preference. We will send out a qualified technician within minutes of your call!