Top 5 Signs You May Have a Plumbing Leak



A water leak can cost you, the homeowner, a lot of hard earned money over time. Not only will you need to pay for repairs, you’ll also be paying for wasted water in your utility and sewer bills. Here are a few signs that you might have a plumbing leak in your home.

1. Your water bill goes up over a period of weeks or months, even though you don’t think your usage has increased.
2. You can hear the sound of water running, even when nothing is turned on.
3. Your water meter reading changes, even when nothing is turned on.
4. Your floors, baseboards or even walls have moist, spongy, wet, or discolored spots, even though nothing has been spilled.
5. You notice a foul odor coming from floors or walls near your water heater, plumbing fixtures, or where your pipes run.

If you suspect or know you have a leak, don’t wait to deal with it. The consequences will only get worse over time. Call Dauenhauer, at any hour, and one of our friendly plumbing technicians will be out right away to help diagnose and fix the problem.