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3 Signs of a Plumbing Leak

In movies and television, it seems like a plumbing leak is always a dramatic event, as water bursts from a tub, sink, or outdoor pipe and begins to flood the area. However, not all leaks are so obvious, and sometimes you need help determining whether there is a leak in your home and where exactly it is. Professional leak detection equipment can determine the precise location of a leak and what must be done to repair it. However, you should learn to spot the initial signs of a leak, including the following.

  • Low Water Pressure – Low water pressure can be an inconvenience when you need a relaxing shower at the end of a long day, but more than this, it can mean trouble for your home. Low water pressure means that there is something preventing water from reaching your faucet or showerhead, such as a leak behind the wall that could damage your home and result in major renovations.
  • A Musty Smell – A musty smell in the home is a good indicator that there is water pooling somewhere in the home. Though the leaky area may not be visible, you may be on the path to developing a mold problem, so prompt leak detection and repair is vital in this instance.
  • Pooling Water – This may see obvious to some, but it’s not always so apparent. Look for wet, dark spots on the walls or ceilings, and pay attention to moist areas around the outside of the home. This includes wet patches of grass or parts of the yard where the grass seems to grow unusually quickly.

Professional leak detection equipment, which often includes listening devices that help to detect where water flow slows, are costly, and most effective when used by a trained plumber. It’s imperative that you call a professional for leak detection as soon as you notice the signs of a leak, or if you just want to gain some peace of mind.

The friendly neighborhood plumbers of At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air offer quality leak detection—including slab leaks—in the Salt Lake City, UT area.

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At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air provides excellent heating, air conditioning, plumbing, indoor air quality, water treatment and water heater services throughout the greater Salt Lake City, UT area, including the installation of new systems and components, and the replacement of the old, as well as ongoing repair and maintenance. Established in 1980, we have served the home comfort needs of our local community for over 30 years. Whether you need your stop and waste valve replaced or a new "green," energy–efficient HVAC system installed, we can make sure that the job is completed properly. Our HVAC contractors are NATE–certified and we employ Master and Journeyman plumbers. We are confident in our ability to satisfy any issue that may arise in your home, 24 hours a day. Give one of our friendly staff members a call today to learn more about what we can do for your home.

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There is much to consider regarding the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus) and its possible transmission in your home. While there are various and effective indoor air quality measures available to help protect your safety, including duct sanitization, ultraviolet (UV) germicidal light treatment, and HEPA air filters, they alone cannot protect from all forms of COVID-19 transmission. It is important to follow all official guidelines for preventing the spread of this virus.

Because we have a direct impact on the indoor environment, here are practical steps we are going to take to keep people safe:

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