How do I check for household leaks?
The most common culprit for indoor leaks is the toilet. To find out if your toilet leaks, listen for the sound of running water. You can also place a few drops of food coloring in the tank. Don’t flush the toilet. If the coloring is seen in the bowl, the toilet is leaking. Other indications of household leaks are dripping faucets and unusual wet spots in the house or yard. A leak of 30 drops a minute wastes 84 gallons of water a month.
You should also check the pipes bringing water into your house, sprinkler system timer, water softener, water heater, and water filtration unit. If everything seems to be in order, or you need assistance, please call our office. We’re here to help.