If you hear your toilet "flushing" or refilling by itself, it probably has a leak. You may even hear
water constantly trickling out of the tank. Water is leaking from the tank and when the water
level gets low enough, the fill valve automatically starts refilling the tank, just like after a flush.
To find the source of a toilet leak, put food coloring in the tank. Colored water in the bowl
means the flapper valve is faulty. If it drips down the outside, replace the seal between the tank
and bowl. Colored water on the floor indicates a cracked wax seal beneath the toilet.
Why do faucets leak?
Leaks occur when seals inside the faucet becomes worn or dirty. You may decide to replace
worn parts, replacing your old faucet with a new one can upgrade the look of your kitchen,
bathroom or tub/shower decor and avoid further
Know the age of your water heater.
The typical life span for our area is 10-12 years. Water heater tanks can rupture and cause
extensive property damage to your home. It is our recommendation that you inspect your water
heater monthly for signs of water leaks.
Main shut off valve:
Learn were the main shut off valve is.
Teach your kids how to shut off the water main. Everyone that is old enough to be in the house
alone should know how to turn off the water. Even a ½" blow pipe can have a flow upwards of
10 gallons per minute if you have high pressure in your house. Having your kids shut off the
main valve can save you thousands of dollars in repairs. We recommend that you open and
close the main valve once a year to help prevent it from seizing in the open position.
If your toilet is rocking; you may have sewer gases leaking into your home
Why do some faucets cost so much more than others?
Some faucets are simply made batter than others with higher quality materials to achieve
superior levels of appearance, performance and durability. You may pay more for a quality
faucet, and you will receive a higher value for your money as a result of a longer-lasting and
more reliable product.
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