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How Early Leak Detection Helps

When it comes to leaks, a lot of people think that this is just a minor issue and can just be solved by a quick application of sealant or rubber tape to the affected part of the pipe or faucet. However, leaks can be serious and if you do not take them seriously, they can cause huge damage to your home. Early leak detection presents a lot of benefits not just for you, but also for your home. Hiring a professional plumber and having them inspect your home for possible leaks can save you from:

Water Damage

Since leaks mainly involve water, if you do not pay attention to the small or minor leaks in your home, you run the risk of experiencing water damage. While leaks can just be ignored while they are just small, the gap can become bigger as pressure tends to build up, and before you know it, you will be dealing with a major leak. You can do the repair on your own, however, hiring a professional to repair the leak, as well as do additional leak detection in your home to check if the other pipes are also damaged is the best option. It can avoid damage to your home, mainly your floors, and this is especially true if you have hardwood or carpet flooring.

Piping Damage

Leaks can cause water damage to your home, however, they can also cause damage to your entire plumbing system, especially if they are left unchecked and not repaired soon. There are two types of pipe damage, and these are internal and external. External pipe damage can easily be located and repaired while internal piping damage, which can usually be caused by leaks, happens on the internal piping and will need special equipment to perform leak detection if you are trying to diagnose these. A professional plumber has all of the necessary tools and equipment needed to check the pipes for any damage and then provide the necessary leak repair in order to avoid major damage that can eventually lead to a repiping of your entire plumbing system.

If you are looking for a trusted plumber to detect and repair leaks in your home, do not hesitate to call Kimmons Plumbing Inc. today at (850) 455-2565. We are based in Pensacola, FL.