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Why You Shouldn't Let Leaks Go Unrepaired for a Long Time

The Plumbing Authority Heating & Cooling

Imagine this: you go to take a shower and all of a sudden, you hear water running despite not turning on the shower. The sound is coming from inside the wall, but you don’t have any water running on in the house. This most likely means you have a leak in the plumbing.

One of the most important things you can do if you encounter this situation is get help from an experienced plumber as quickly as possible. Without the help that you need, you can run into more serious issues with which you don’t want to deal.

High Water Bills

A bad leak in the plumbing can be a costly issue to encounter. The more water that leaks from the plumbing, the higher the water bill will be. This is because more water is leaking out of the pipes than actually making it into the home, and even when you turn your water off, it is still running.

Cause and Effect

The cause of your plumbing leak may not only be effecting one area. The longer the leak persists, other parts of the plumbing system may form leaks. Or, you can try and detect the initial leak, get the repairs, and realize another leak still exists. Calling for help allows a professional to identify all leaks in the system.

Small Leak, Bigger Problems

Losing water isn’t the only issue with a leak. In fact, water can cause serious damage to other parts of the home including the walls, floors, tile, carpet, and even the foundation if the leak is severe enough. The longer you wait to get help, the more damage the water can cause, and the higher the risk of developing water damage or mold.

When you need quick and effective services, our Knoxville plumbers are just a phone call away. We work quickly to help you find the leak or leaks, determine the right solution, and perform the repairs so your house can be back to normal again.

The Plumbing Authority¬†is a multi-generational, family-owned company and we’re dedicated to putting customers first. We always come prepared to meet your plumbing needs so you can have peace of mind regarding your situation. Don’t hesitate to get us on the job.

Call us today for your service needs.

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