Detecting Plumbing Leaks

If you want you can put a few colour drops in the toilet tank. If there is a leak, the coloured water will drip from the source of leakage. In addition, if the flapper has broken, then it will continuously allow water to drip to the toilet bowl from the tank. Consulting Plumbing Gold Coast is one of the best options to solve the leaks. Call them here.

Check the water valve

Search for the water valve outside your house that gives water for your gardens. Once you open the valve, if there is a leakage, the water will run from the lose fixtures. In addition, if the water pipe has leaks, then you will immediately spot it once water starts running. Seal the pipes and also fix the water valve. Moreover, if you use water sprinklers for your gardens, then make sure there are no underground water leaks.

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Identify the Problem

To be able to resolve it, you should first know that there is a problem. When a big thump vibrates the walls and echoes through the house, you have a water hammer. This may happen when you open a faucet or valve. It is caused by sudden pressure differences which cause the water to change direction.    Blocked Drains Brisbane can help you with your plumbing problems.

Locate the Source

Once you know that you have a water hammer problem, you have to locate the source. You can call in a plumber immediately to check the problem or you can try locating the problem yourself.

If you try to locate the problem yourself, you may be wasting precious time during which the problem may worsen due to increased pressure over a long period of time. The plumbers are trained to identify the source of water problems and can locate and rectify the fault quickly, saving you a lot of wasted time and effort.

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