Water Leaks

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High water bill,
but don’t see a water pipe leak?  Some water leaks can be heard or seen.  Sometimes a hot water leak can be felt on tile floors.  But others are difficult to detect.

If your water bill is higher than normal, but there is no visible or obvious sign of a water pipe leak, checking your water meter may help you locate water leaks. Make sure no water is being used in the house. Check your water meter. If the meter is moving, you have a water leak somewhere. (click here for more info).

Questions? Give us a call!  An experienced Plumber is always available during business hours to answer your questions.

Even a small water leak:

Even a small water leak can add up to many gallons of wasted water each year, and increase your water bill by hundreds of dollars per year. It may surprise you to know that just a slow drip can waste 15 to 20 gallons of water per day. Any water leak, even a very small one, should be fixed as soon as it’s detected. Unfortunately water leaks are not always obvious and can go unnoticed for a long time. Besides wasting water, over time even a small leak can cause significant damage to your home.

Call us right away if you think you have a leak, so we can locate the water leaks and fix any leaks in water pipes before you incur major damage to your home.

Professional Leak Check Plumbing

If you believe you have a leak, we can accurately locate water leaks, from main water line leaks to leaks in piping under your foundation. Accurately locating a leak is critical to avoiding excessive damage when performing a water leak repair. Give us a call if you have questions, or if you would like help with a Leak Check or Water Leak Repair.

Water Leak Check Services

in Phoenix and Valleywide since 1982. We use the best Equipment to find a Water Leak quickly and correctly. Our technicians have been fully trained in the use of our specialized equipment to check for a Water Leak. Give us a call for service today.

Stevens Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning
(602) 273-7473

How to check your water meter for indications of a water leak:

water leaks indicator on water meterFirst, make sure no water is being used, inside or out.  This would include a reverse osmosis system, sprinkler systems, and it might mean (depending on the time of year) shutting off your evaporative cooler.

Once you’re certain no water is being used, remove the cover from your meter and check either the dials, if yours is an older style meter, or the digital read out if your meter is a newer one.

On the older, dial type meters, you’re looking for movement of the dials.  You should also see a “water leak” arrow on the meter that spins to record the low volume of water normally associated with a water leak.  If the arrow is spinning, you’ve got a leak.

The newer digital read meters may not have a red arrow, but they will still have some type of leak indicator that should be relatively easy to spot.

Once you’ve determined that you have a leak, by turning off portions of the water system and re-checking the meter for movement, you should also be able to tell if the leak is inside the home, or somewhere outside.

If you have any questions about how to check your water meter for leaks, give us a call.  An experienced plumber is always available during business hours to answer your questions.

Stevens Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning
(602) 273-7473

 

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