Welcome to Coastal Home Services, your go-to provider of top-notch plumbing solutions in Morehead City, NC, and neighboring towns such as Beaufort, Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, and others. We know how incredibly frustrating a leaking pipe can be as it can cause persistent dripping sounds, water damage, and the constant worry of potential further issues if not fixed. We specialize in taking care of these issues for you and are always available to provide our plumbing services.
How we repair leaking pipes
Identifying a leaking pipe requires a systematic approach, and we can follow these steps to identify the issue. First, we inspect visible pipes, looking for signs of water stains, dampness, or dripping water. We may also listen for hissing or dripping sounds behind walls or in crawl spaces. If no visible signs are present, we can check the water meter for any movement when all water sources are turned off. Additionally, we can use a moisture meter or apply tissue paper to suspected areas to detect any moisture. Once the leak is identified, we can proceed to repair it.
Repairing leaking pipes is a task we can handle with the right tools and techniques. After turning off the water supply, we drain the pipes and clean the affected area. For small leaks, we can use plumber’s tape or pipe sealant to provide a temporary fix. If the leak is more severe or there is a damaged section, we may need to replace a portion of the pipe. This involves cutting out the damaged section, preparing the new pipe, and using appropriate fittings to connect the new pipe. Finally, we test the repaired pipe by turning on the water supply and checking for any signs of leakage.
Will a Leaking pipe increase your water bill?
Yes, a leaking pipe can increase your water bill. Even a small, unnoticed leak can result in significant water wastage over time, leading to a higher consumption of water and an associated increase in your water bill. The continuous flow of water from a leaking pipe, whether it’s a steady drip or a more significant leak, can accumulate substantial water usage that goes beyond what you would typically use. It is essential to promptly address and repair any leaking pipes to prevent unnecessary water loss, conserve resources, and avoid the financial impact of an inflated water bill.
Choose Coastal Home Services for your leaking pipe needs
If you are experiencing issues with a leaking pipe, don’t hesitate to call us. Our experienced team is ready to assist you in diagnosing and resolving the problem, ensuring that your leaking pipe is repaired efficiently and effectively.
Our team is highly committed to the field of plumbing, consistently striving to deliver exceptional service and expertise to our customers. With a passion for the trade, we are dedicated to ensuring reliable and efficient plumbing solutions that meet the unique needs of each client.