Water Pipe Leak Repair Services

Water pipe problems can cause a lot of headaches, not to mention thousands of dollars in damage.

Watch out for these red flags, as they can indicate water pipe problems that prove costly. Learn how epoxy pipe lining can be an effective water pipe leak repair method, and contact your local NuFlow Certified Contractor for expert help.

  1. Warped Floors/Wet Spots: These signs often point to the need for water pipe leak repair.
  2. Wrinkled or Bubbled Paint on Walls or Ceilings: Such irregularities can be a clear indication of water damage, necessitating water pipe leak repair.
  3. Walls That Feel Damp or Cool: This is another common symptom that calls for immediate water pipe leak repair.
  4. Sound of Water Dripping: If you hear this, it's a strong sign that water pipe leak repair is needed.
  5. Water Has Metallic Taste or Off-Color: Changes in water quality can also signal leaks, further emphasizing the importance of water pipe leak repair.
Copper Pipe Repair

What Causes Leaks?

If your water is acidic, it can cause pinholes to form in the pipes and this causes leaks. These pinhole leaks are the main cause of copper pipe repair.

Age can also cause pinhole leaks. If the leaks happen in a place where they are not visible, you won’t even know they are there until you see water damage and/or mold. Plumbers believe the most common causes of pinhole leaks are:

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Chloramines in the Water System

Chloramines are used to disinfect drinking water, but over time can have a corrosive effect on the pipes that carry it resulting in pinhole leaks or other plumbing issues. 

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