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5 Leak Repair Tips to Avoid Property Damage

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April 14, 2017

Leak repair doesn’t just ensure your pipes are free of leaks; it can also be one of the most effective ways to maintain your property. In addition to wasting water, leaks can also cause you to lose a significant amount of money due to property damage. Allow wet spots on your walls, floors, and ceilings to persist will wind up deteriorating those areas and leave you spending up to hundreds of thousands of dollars on water damage restoration service. There is also an additional health risk in the form of mold growth. Exposure to mold can do number on your home’s indoor air quality. Any asthma or allergy sufferers will be immediately at risk, as mold can heighten asthma-related symptoms and only worsen breathing issues. Mold can also worsen property damage and result in you having tear out any infected area. And even though you pay for the costly cleanup, many states require that you disclose that the home had a mold problem. That fact could hurt your ability to sell the home at even average market value. With all of these risks in mind, you need to seek leak repair immediately at the first sign of a problem. You also need to learn what you can do to assist in ensuring your home isn’t ruined by another leak ever again so you’re not only saving money, but the state of your entire property as well.

Calling Eagle Plumbing for High-Quality Service

Eagle Plumbing is your number-one destination for leak repair. Our team is ready to provide high-quality plumbing service to ensure you won’t have to worry about leaks ever again. We offer a wide range of solutions aimed at fixing plumbing leaks as quickly as possible, including thorough leak detection that will closely inspect your home for any leaks in key areas like basements. Even better, once you receive our service, you will walk away with a better understanding of your home’s plumbing system be able to take steps in preventing future leaks by getting into consistent routines about thoroughly running ventilation fans, using mold killing products and most of all keeping your bathroom as dry as possible. If you allow mold to establish itself, you and your family could suffer significant health issues. And as a homeowner, there’s a strong possibility you will face costly remediation and a diminished property value. The team at Eagle Plumbing doesn’t want you to face any of these possibilities, and we’ll ensure you achieve a better peace of mind!

How Can You Help?

One leak can be enough to turn your home upside down. In addition to seeking professional leak repair service from Eagle Plumbing, please follow these tips to ensure your home’s plumbing system remains leak-free:

  1. Run Ventilation Fans: When you take a hot shower, please run a ventilation fan both during and 30-45 minutes after the shower to remove excess moisture that would otherwise lead to mold growth. Also open windows during the shower so moisture will have another avenue to escape.
  2. Seal Cracks on Tiled Floors: Inspect your tiled floors, if you have them, for any visible cracks or gaps, then take steps in sealing them. This is especially needed in key areas where the tub or shower meets the floor and walls where moisture can easily seep through. Also keep in mind that condensation can accumulate on sink pipes, which will also need to be inspected to ensure it remains free of mold growth.
  3. Regularly Check Bathroom Fixtures: A leaking toilet is something no homeowner wants to experience, which is why it’s always the most proactive move to regularly inspect fixtures in the bathroom to determine if leaks are indeed present.
  4. Avoid Drain Clogs: Please take any preventative measures to avoid any clogs in your kitchen or bathroom drains. If a clog proves severe enough, it may put significant pressure on your pipes and eventually cause a leak. Please call Eagle Plumbing for drain cleaning service if you notice warning signs that there may be a clog in your plumbing system to both eliminate blockages and keeps the risk of leaks to a low.
  5. Clean Your Gutters: Your gutter can take a significant toll during the rainy season, where an excessive amount of water can build up and seeping into your home’s foundation, leaking through the roof and your basement. Make a point to clean your gutters regularly, especially after extended periods of rainy weather.

Contact Eagle Plumbing today if you want to ensure your property remains in pristine condition with our high-quality leak repair service!