A homeowner in Seminole contacted us after receiving two very high water bills AND after having a new hot water heater installed. Turns out there was a slab leak on a hot water copper pipe under the concrete in the laundry room next to the water heater. If you receive a high water bill, call us! Usually, an abnormally high water bill is the sign of a hidden water leak.
A Safety Harbor Florida home owner had an issue with a high water bill. They could not see any water leaking on their property and ensured no toilets were running. After exhausting all of their resources, they decided to call I Find Leaks. The team at I Find Leaks utilizes technology in order to pinpoint water leaks no matter where they are located. In this particular case, the water leak was on a copper pipe located underneath the concrete slab of this home in Safety Harbor. As you can see in the video, we made a small hole in the concrete in order to expose the leaking water pipe so that it can be repaired by a licensed plumbing company. We are referred by hundreds of plumbing companies in the Tampa Bay area, so it’s not in our best interest to fix plumbing leaks. If you have an issue with a high water bill, water leak or are concerned about a black mold problem, give us a call.
A Clearwater resident contacted us in regards to a city notice of high water usage. High water bills and large amount of water usage can be attributed to water leaks and possibly slab leaks (water leaks underneath the concrete that you cannot see). The first thing we recommend Florida residents to check when they receive a high water bill is their water meter. On every city water meter, their is either a triangle or a small wheel called a leak indicator. If all of the water is turned off in your home or business, and the leak indicator is spinning, you have a leak somewhere on your property. When you receive a city notice of high water usage and you check the leak indicator on your water meter, make sure that nobody is using water inside the home or business. The leak indicator will spin whenever water is running through the water meter. See the picture below to see an example of a leak indicator on a Clearwater Florida water meter. The leak indicator has been circled in red. In this particular water meter, we found a colony of ants. Be careful when opening water meters as you never know what’s inside that could get you!
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A St. Petersburg Florida homeowner contacted I Find Leaks in regards to a high water bill. High water bills can be caused by many different things. The most common water leak we find are toilet valves that need to be replaced. Hundreds of gallons of water can run through a toilet per day without St. Petersburg homeowners even being aware of it. If you have a problem with a high water bill or think you have a water leak, the first thing you need to check would be your toilet valves. If your toilet valves are fine, you could have a problem with an underground water leak. Underground water leaks can occur without a St. Petersburg homeowner even being aware of them. We use special equipment to pinpoint underground leaks no matter where they occur. As you can see in the pictures below, this plumbing pipe leak was located underneath the carpet in a living room in this St. Petersburg property. Once the leak was repaired, the concrete was replaced and the carpet was re-installed. At the end of the day, the St. Petersburg homeowner never even knew there was a water leak. Water leaks can lead to St. Petersburg water damage jobs as well as St. Petersburg Mold Removal projects. It is important to locate water leaks and correct them as soon as they are discovered via high water bills or water showing up in the property. We have infrared leak inspection tools on every truck which will allow us to identify areas of moisture without causing any damage to our property.
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A Palm Harbor homeowner contacted I Find Leaks in regards to a water leak detection needed in their home. The Palm Harbor resident noticed a substantial rise in their water bill over the past several months. A typical water bill for a single family home with two people should be around 5500 gallons of water usage per month. This particular property was using over 10,000 gallons of water per month. This is a very high water bill compared to what the normal water bill should be. Palm Harbor water bills can be very high if a water leak is present. Water leaks can be located underneath the concrete slab of your house and will never show any signs of leaking water inside your home. As you can see in the pictures below, this water leak was located underneath the concrete slab in the garage. Plumbing pipes can leak under slabs without you ever knowing, causing very high water bills. Leaking water pipes can also cause water damage and mold growth if left unattended.
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A Safety Harbor homeowner contacted I Find Leaks in regards to an underground water leak that was causing a very high water bill. Water leaks can be very tricky to track down especially if they are underground and cannot be seen with the naked eye. We use ultrasonic equipment as well as infrared equipment in order to locate water leaks even if they are located under concrete or under the foundation of your house. We pride ourselves in our ability to locate leaks with extreme accuracy causing as little amount of damage to your property as possible. As you can see in the pictures below, as time progresses houses and the plumbing that corresponds with those houses changes. Pipes are moved and updated as houses are updated. This particular leak was located underneath a concrete slab and we had to use our ultrasonic equipment in order to locate it. Water leaks can cause water damage and mold growth especially if left unattended.
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A Safety Harbor homeowner contacted I Find Leaks in regards to a high water bill. The water bill was consistently getting higher every month for the past three months. After shutting off all the water in the house and checking the water meter, the homeowner noticed the leak indicator on the water meter was constantly spinning. This indicates a water leak underneath the house somewhere if no water is showing up in the house or the yard. If water leaks are left undetected and untreated they can lead to high water bills, water damage and even mold growth. As you can see in the pictures below, this Safety Harbor Florida homeowner experienced a leak on a copper plumbing pipe underneath the foundation or concrete slab of their Florida home.
[box type=”info”] If you suspect a problem with a water leak, water damage or mold growth, feel free to contact us at any time. We are available 24 hours per day and 7 days per week to respond to water damage emergencies as well as answer any of your questions in regards to high Florida water bills.[/box]
A Tampa homeowner contacted I Find Leaks in regards to a plumbing pipe leak. The Tampa homeowner’s water bill increased over the course of 3 months. A high water bill in Tampa can be caused by several different things. One of the causes of a high water bill can be a leaking plumbing pipe underneath the concrete. We use ultrasonic equipment as well as infrared leak inspection equipment in order to pinpoint water leaks underneath a Tampa homes. Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Tampa homes were all built originally with copper plumber pipe. Over time copper plumbing pipes will leak by virtue of pinholes in the plumbing pipes. These pinholes open over time where the copper wears thin. As you can see in the pictures below, we pinpoint leaking plumbing pipes under concrete slabs with extreme accuracy. This will save you time and money as well as headaches by eliminating unnecessary damage while looking for pipe leaks. Once pipe leaks are identified it’s important to find and stop the pipes from leaking in order to prevent water damage and mold growth.
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A St. Petersburg homeowner contacted us in regards to a high water bill. The St. Petersburg Florida resident’s water bill has doubled over the past couple of months. The St. Petersburg homeowner did not have any company in town, and did not fill a swimming pool. They also have a sprinkler system on their Florida property, but it is fed by reclaimed water. These three symptoms can cause a high water bill if there is no water leak on the property. In this particular case, there ended up being a water leak underneath their asphalt driveway that could not be seen. With our ultrasonic leak detection equipment we were able to track down the water leak on this St. Petersburg property for it to be repaired. Once the water leak is repaired, the St. Petersburg homeowners’ high water bill should return back to normal. Leaking water inside of homes in the St. Petersburg area can cause water damage as well as mold growth.
[box type=”info”] If you live in St. Petersburg Florida or the surrounding areas and have any questions in regards to a high water bill, leak detection or mold growth, call us anytime. We are available 24 hours per day and 7 days per week to answer any of your high water bill questions in addition to being able to respond to water damage emergencies.[/box]
A Tampa homeowner called us in regards to a very high water bill. A typical water bill in Tampa should average around 4000 gallons per person occupying the residence. This number takes into consideration that the Tampa property has a washer and dryer and the washing machine is used on a regular basis. If your water bill is increasing every month and is averaging greater than 4000 gallons per person in the residence, you may have an underground water leak on a plumbing pipe. As you can see in the pictures below, we perform a pressure test on all of the plumbing lines when we first arrive on Tampa properties in order to check the plumbing pipes for leaks. In this particular case, the plumbing line pressure test failed which is an indication of a plumbing pipe water leak. By using our ultrasonic equipment, we located an underground pipe leak under a vanity in the bathroom. We were able to jackhammer a hole underneath the vanity to access the plumbing pipe leak. This allowed the homeowner to leave the tile undisturbed since they didn’t have any extra tiles to match the floor. A Tampa plumber was called out to repair the leaking plumbing pipe. Leaking water can be the cause of mold growth and water damage if left undetected.
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