Unfortunately, it can be quite difficult to determine whether you need broken pipe repair. Unless there are visible signs of a leak, for example, a wet patch on a wall or on the floor, you’ll have to be alert to more subtle signs, such as:
The problem with broken pipes is that because they’re not visible, they can go unnoticed for a while. And this, in turn, can lead to mold and mildew growth, which can be hazardous to human health. It can also cause the structure of the home to rot, leading to extensive and costly repairs.
As soon as you notice anything strange about your water supply, it’s advisable to have a professional plumber come and assess the situation. A plumber can perform all of the necessary diagnostics to determine where the problem is and advise you on your best options.
Fortunately, there are now highly advanced plumbing techniques that facilitate non-invasive broken pipe repair. Not too long ago, repairing pipes always required laying them bare by either breaking down part of a wall, floor, or excavating the property outside. Nowadays, we use video camera inspection to assess the extent of the damage. Moreover, there are two pipe repair techniques that can be performed without harming your property at all: pipe lining and pipe bursting. Both of these techniques involve inserting a new pipe into the old one and sealing it into place.
The benefits of non-invasive pipe repair to you, the homeowner, are significant:
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