Leaking or burst pipes can be hard to detect as they can occur in hidden pipework, under the house or out of sight. Evidence of a burst or leaking pipe can be higher than normal water bills or lower than normal water pressure.
Water staining on ceilings is another give away.
An easy way to determine whether you are dealing with leaking pipes is to turn off your taps and watch your water meter – if it still moves it can point to a problem.
The fix can depend on the exact issue but correcting broken pipes, especially when they are buried underground can be a costly and stressful activity.
One approach can involve excavation and replacement. An alternative is "trench-less" broken pipe repair.
A range of trenchless pipe solutions can be resolved including:
- Single point repair
- Structural pipe repairs
- Coating and sleeves and
Call SOS Plumbing and let one of our qualified plumbers assess your broken pipe problem and advise you on your options.