Drip…drip…drip…your leaking faucet in the bathroom gets in the way of your meditation. Maybe it is the kitchen faucet, contributing to the ruination of your otherwise peaceful family dinner, every single night? Leaking faucets falling into the category of highly annoying, maybe it is time you placed a call to some respected plumbing contractors serving Edina and nearby towns to address the drip…drip…drip currently calling the shots on peace and quiet within your home.
This inconvenience, if you let go on over time, increases your water bill as gallons and gallons of accumulated water (over time) go down the drain—not unlike the extra dollars you will be shelling out to the water company every month—simply by not addressing the problem. Dripping water will be hitting the same spot countless times as long as the phenomenon continues. These drops will gradually erode your porcelain, even steel! This is something you will want to address and not let go!
The water that works its way into your home is under constant pressure, allowing it to more easily move about your piping. When you turn your tap off, washers create a water-tight seal to stop water from continuing its flow in via the pipes through your faucet. With the passage of time, these washers stiffen, rip or altogether extricate. The result is trickles of water beginning to drip out. Feel free to swap out washers on your own. Dependent upon the set-up of your faucet, specialized tools of the trade may be required to pull it off. If your leak has been going on for a long time, plumbing contractors may be required to remedy the situation. A damaged or rotten valve seat would be a simple example of a job that could require outside help. If all of this reads a little daunting (being that issues relating to a leaky faucet often go a bit beyond the faucet itself), any worthy plumbing contractors will swing by to pinpoint where the issues lie and plot a best solution to remedy it.
This is not something to let go of, let sit idle. The EPA estimates that up to 10,000 gallons of water are wasted yearly by the average household. That is a lot of money given to the water company that otherwise would stay in your accounts.
Do you need more information about plumbing contractors in Edina and surrounding areas? Call All Ways Drains, your local Veteran/Family owned plumbing and drain cleaning company at 612-922-9422 or contact us for a Free Estimate.