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PostPosted: Wed Jan 04, 2017 12:57 am    Post subject: water Detecting leaks Reply with quote

water Detecting leaks
In most cases the water line running to your home is "metered" for accountability and billing purposes. A leak on your line can be very costly. Yet, even a very small leak can be found through trying a few simple techniques and can save you from a nasty surprise from your local utility company. If you have been notified that you have a leak, here are a few steps you can do before calling a plumber. The more you do, the less it will cost you in the long run!
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heck the Pressure Relief Valve on the hot water tank. Sometimes these valves are plumbed directly into a drain and may be leaking without your knowledge. If you can't remove the drain pipe to check for a leak listen for a hissing sound, it may be leaking. افضل شركة عزل اسطح بالرياض
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Check the toilet for leaks by removing the top off the tank and listening very closely. If you hear any hissing at all, try to locate where it is coming from. عزل اسطح بالمدينة المنورة If you locate the area where the leak is coming from, assess it and determine if you can fix it. If you can't, then call a plumber.
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If nothing is noticeable, add some food coloring and put a couple of drops in the tank (not the bowl). Wait several minutes and if you have coloring in the bowl, you have a leak in the flapper at the bottom of the tank that is allowing water to seep through.افضل شركة كشف تسربات بالمدينة المنورة
At this point you can assess if you want to do the repair yourself, or call a plumber.
If you have more toilets, go ahead and repeat the process with each toilet to make sure you don't have more than one problem.


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this may sound difficult, you can save money if you can locate the leak for the plumber.
If you know you have a shut-off valve by the house, shut it off temporarily and check the meter by removing the lid and watching the dial on top of the meter.
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If you can't see the meter head, try digging around because they sometimes have dirt or grass covering the top of them. Once you locate it and the valve is turned off by the house, watch the meter to see if is turning.
If it is still turning, then the leak is between the meter and the house. That is, unless you have a leaking valve, and this very common with these older bronze gate valves. Then, your leak may also be inside the house.
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At this point, walk the area between the meter and the shut-off valve. Look for signs of a leak such as: soft muddy areas, grass that is greener than the rest or growing much faster than other areas. If you see such an obvious sign, call the plumber or assess if you can make a repair yourself. افضل شركة تسليك مجارى بالرياض - افضل شركة تسليك مجارى بالدمام
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