5 Simple Tips for Preventing Water Leak Damages

1. Frozen Water Pipes Equals Burning Bills

Pipes are inseparable things to say how a house is doing. If you have strong and clear pipes, then you’re all good. If you don’t, well, you should. Especially during the winter months, outdoor or indoor pipes can be frozen. And if you put pressure on them they might burst which of course ends up bad. 

Frozen pipes can also be a reason for your higher than normal bills. If, for instance, one of your outdoor pipes freezes and bursts while you’re not at home. It can damage a lot until you finally come home. So, it’s best to control pipes regularly and try to heat them with warm water and clean them when necessary. 

2. Shutting Off Water 

If you’re traveling a lot and there is no one in the house most of the time, it would be wise to shut the main water valve off. The reason for that is that your pipes may be dripping without you knowing. This small but steady dripping may clog the pipe at low temperatures and cause the pipe to burst. 

On the other hand, if you think you can’t remember shutting off the water every single time, I have a solution for you! Custos Water Leak Kit has a Ball Valve Servo that is installed on your main water valve and shuts down the valve automatically when necessary. 

3. Covering More Ground

Even the best water leak sensors can only cover so much ground. That’s why it’s important to increase the number of water leak sensors. This way you don’t experience unwanted surprises. 

4. Don’t Miss Out on Outer Pipes

If you have a home with a garden, you probably have water pipes outside too. These pipes may seem okay in terms of water leaks. But in fact, these pipes can cause major damages inside the house as well as outside if you have a

5. Tapping Faucets May Mean More 

Tapping faucets are one of the most common symptoms that your home is showing there is a water leak going on. The first thing you can do about it is to check all the faucets and get to the bottom of the problem. What is the reason for this leak? The faucet knob? Or is there a problem through the pipes? 

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