The Lowdown on Water Leaks

barker and sons, water leakWater leaks can be a tedious plumbing problem and sometimes they are even hard to notice. To make matters worse, it can feel like money is leaking out of your pocket if lost water isn’t kept under control.

To help, we’re sharing a few ground rules when it comes to the cost of plumbing leaks.

The sooner the better. It’s important to always be looking out for leaks even when you don’t expect them. The sooner you catch and address the problem the less water, money and frustration you waste.

Untreated leaks will damage walls. You don’t want to leave leaks left untouched because they can go on to cause moisture in drywall which ultimately leads to mold. Do yourself a favor and fix the problem in its early stages. It’s a lot cheaper to higher a professional for leak repair than it is replace your drywall.

Pooling water can be a sign of leaks. Since water flows downward, pooling is always a sign that there is a leak in the vicinity. On the other hand, warped or discolored floorboard may indicate that water has pooled in this area and has already damaged the floor, even if you don’t see moisture at the moment.

Barker and Sons can help you locate your leak and fix it right away. If your experiencing any of the problems above, give us a call at 714.630.8766.