Leak Detection & Repair in Indianapolis, Indiana

Plumbing is typically hidden inside walls, beneath flooring, and in basements or crawl spaces. Because of its hidden nature, leaks in plumbing can often go undetected for long periods and cause significant damage to a home. 

Whether you are interested in leak detection as a preventative measure or because you suspect a problem, Chapman’s expert plumbers can help. Our highly-trained plumbers are qualified and certified in all aspects of plumbing. We have the expertise and equipment to properly detect, diagnose, and repair plumbing leaks in Indianapolis, Fisher, and Lebanon, Indiana. 

5 Signs You May Have a Plumbing Leak

Depending on the severity and location, a tiny leak may go undetected for weeks, months, or even years. Knowing what to watch for can help you identify a problem sooner and prevent further damage or loss. Contact the pros at Chapman right away if you notice any of the following:

Higher Than Usual Water Bills

Your water bill tends to fluctuate throughout the year, rising during the summer months with pool usage, landscaping, watering, and cleaning, or even just increased frequency of bathing. But your water bill is one of the top indicators of a leak in your home. If you can’t find an explanation for a rise in your water bill, you likely have a leak.

Mold and Mildew

You might expect mold or mildew in your bathroom around your shower, but if it shows up somewhere that shouldn’t be exposed to frequent water, you may have a leak. Check if the area is wet and where the water may be coming from. It could be inside the wall or coming from the ceiling.

Musty Odor

Standing water and saturated materials, such as wood or drywall, will emit a musty odor. If you notice this smell even after cleaning, you may have a hidden water leak.

Stained or Damaged Structure

If you notice water stains, warping, bubbling, or sagging walls, floors, or ceilings, you likely have a leak. Some of this can be caused by high humidity, in which case you may consider replacing your AC or installing a dehumidifier. But if the damage is localized to a particular area, it’s more likely to be a leak.

Water Meter Spikes

If you suspect a leak at your home, shut off your main water supply valve to your home or building. Look at the water meter. If it is still running, you have a leak.

Leak Detection Services

Sometimes, finding the leak in your home can be difficult. Our plumbers have the experience and state-of-the-art tools and technology to locate the source of your leak quickly.

Once we determine the location, we can assess and diagnose the problem. We’ll provide you with expert advice on the best way to proceed to resolve the leak.

Leak Repair Services

Our plumbers are certified, licensed, and insured. They are ready to perform any plumbing repairs with speed and quality workmanship so you feel confident that your home or building is fixed and sound.

No job is too big or small. We’re available around the clock for 24/7 emergency plumbing repair services in Indianapolis and surrounding areas. We’ve worked hard to earn a reputation as a trusted source of plumbing services in the Indianapolis area.

Call us today at (317) 743-9425 or contact us online for expert broken pipe and leak repair services in Indianapolis.

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