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Leak Detection in Dallas, TX: 4 Common Causes of Pipe Leaks

Posted on: April 28, 2016

Water leaks in your home can come on suddenly, and just as quickly leave you with a mountain of bills for repairs and the stress of dealing with the aftermath of a single broken pipe. When it comes to being prepared for leaks in your home, leak detection is key for preventative maintenance. Below we have compiled a list of 4 common causes of pipe leaks to help aid you in leak detection in Dallas, TX.

  1. Rust: Rust is the mortal enemy of all older plumbing systems. While newer systems made of PVC or copper won’t have these issues arise, older systems with galvanized steel pipes need to be routinely inspected for rust. Over time, as rust accumulates, it wears down the pipes, slowly moving towards a monstrous leak waiting to happen. Even if your pipes are not made of steel, other aspects of your plumbing may be, so being aware of the rust-capable spots in your plumbing and keeping an eye on their health is a good step towards leak detection.
  1. Too Much Pressure: Pressure buildup in your pipes is a common problem for pipe leaks in the home. Most plumbing systems are built to withstand a certain amount of pressure, and once this limit has been reached and surpassed, issues can occur. Leaks due to too much pressure can come from the faucets and shower heads themselves, through cracks in the pipes or through weak spots in the plumbing.
  1. Corrosion: Similar to rust, corrosion is a quiet killer in the life of pipes. Corrosion can begin a number of ways, from chemical reactions to water quality, but once it begins it will not stop. This issue can affect any and every plumbing fixture in your home, and should be repaired immediately upon discovery.
  1. Pipe Cracks: Cracks in the pipes in your home can be rare, but when they occur, need to be repaired ASAP. Cracks in the pipes can be from too much water pressure to frozen water in the pipes, and can occur at any point or fixture in your plumbing system. When cracks occur, it’s time to call a professional for immediate pipe repair.

Being on top of leak detection in your home can help prepare you for the worst when plumbing emergencies hit. For any and all plumbing repairs, or assistance with leak detection in Dallas, TX, call Dial One Johnson Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning for local plumbing assistance.

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