The first signs of a water service line (runs from house to street) leak are usually an abnormally high water bill or a soggy spot in the yard that never seems to dry. Whichever the case may be, a quick response is needed. Call a professional plumber immediately to fix water lines. This type of problem only gets worse over time and costs you more in higher utility bills, while wasting a natural resource.
Common causes of water line damage
- Shifting soil
- Ground temperature changes
- Grease build-up
- Paper, waste and foreign objects causing blockage
- Tree and shrub roots
Problems leaking water can cause:
- Erosion in your yard
- Foundation damage
- Seeping water into your crawlspace
This type of repair is usually a big, dirty job best left to a professional. A reputable plumber can get the job done quickly and efficiently. They can help determine whether you are able to repair the problem or will need to replace the water line. And some, like Lindstrom Plumbing, utilize video inspection and “No Dig” technology. This allows their plumber to avoid digging up your yard when you have water lines that need repairs or replacement.
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