Water Leaks in your home
Did you receive an abnormally high water bill? Do you keep hearing water running and you can’ t put your finger on it? If the answer to either one of these questions is yes, then you might have a water leak.
Step 1 – Make sure all your faucets are off – remember to check the ones outside as well.
Step 2 – Find your water meter. It is usually in the laundry room or utility closet. Check close to the hot water tank if you are having problems locating it.
Step 3 – With all known sources of water off, does your meter show that water is being used. You might want to right the number down and then come back in 15-30 minutes without using any water and see if it has changed. If it has, your leak probably has gone up.
Step 4 – Start to look for your leak. The most common water leak is due to the toilet. The second most common leak is faucets.