Water Leaks

“A leaky faucet that drips at the rate of one drip per second can waste more than 3,000 gallons per year. That's the amount of water needed to take more than 180 showers!”
— The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 

We believe being preemptive is the best way to save money and headaches.

Water leaks can wreak havoc on your water bill and lead to excessive waste, even if the leak appears small.

Leaks big or small, we fix them all, so you can save water, energy, money, and lower your environmental impact. Plus, early leak repair can prevent costly damage and repairs to the structure of your home.

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3 facts about water leaks

  1. A “leak” sounds small, but can have a huge impact. In fact, 10% of homes in the U.S. have leaks that waste a minimum of 90 gallons of water a day! WaterSense explains that an estimated 1 trillion gallons of wasted water every year is due to household leaks. That is equivalent to an annual water usage for 11 million households.
  2. You may see them, you may not! Leaks can happen regardless of if you see water damage or not.
  3. The most common kinds of leaks are easy to repair. Leaky faucet or toilet, pipes that need tightening or simple replacements...they are typically minor but need immediate attention to avoid increased water bills and long term damage that could harm the integrity of your home or business.

We can help you with leaky: 

  • Toilets
  • Faucets
  • Laundry hookups
  • Pipes
  • And more! Just let us know what you need.

When to call Bio Plumbing due to a hidden leak?

  • -Smell a weird/musty odor
  • -Damaged wallpaper or paint
  • -Stains on floors, walls and ceilings 
  • -Noticeable mildew or mold
  • -A VERY high water bill outside of your norm
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common causes for leaks

Joint Damage
Joints are where segments of a pipeline connect. If there is improper sealing or damage to the joint, this will result in substantial water leakage, especially with heavy water pressure. 

Cracks & Holes
Roots and trees and even certain chemicals can often cause damage to pipes, leaving cracks and holes that allows water to seep through. 

Corrosion
If you reside in an old home or structure for your business, it is likely that the plumbing hasn’t been updated in decades, leaving a high chance for corrosion. The tools and materials we have today are much more advanced than what was used years ago, which means your plumbing will be less resistant to prolonged water usage.
This will inevitably lead to rust , which then leads to pipes breaking altogether or holes forming in the pipes allowing for unseen water leakage.

Water Pressure
Think about watering hose with a nozzle attached to it. If the water pressure is too much for the nozzle, there will typically be a leak that comes out of it. This is just like the water pressure in your home and business. If your water pressure is turned up too high, it could be too much for the inner lining of the pipes and lead to damage, or allow for unwanted leaks. 

Leak Prevention Technology

Stop leaks in their tracks with our high-tech solutions. We offer IoT-enabled smart devices to prevent and detect water leaks. Water leak sensors, automatic water shutoff devices like the Möen Flo, and a variety of smart shutoff valves with remote control and alerts sent right to your phone. 

This type of tech can save you tons on costly repairs and even help you save every month on your homeowners insurance.

This Type Of Tech Can Save You Tons On Costly Repairs And Even Help You Save Every Month On Your Homeowners Insurance.

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