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How to Find a Water Leak Inside a Wall

Leaking water can wreak havoc on your home, especially if you don’t know it’s there. Harmful mold and mildew grow quickly in damp environments and can severely damage your walls. To protect your home against mold growth and wall damage, it's crucial to catch leaks as soon as possible.

Fortunately, leaking water leaves plenty of clues along the way, you just have to spot them. A musty odor coming from a specific area in your home is a big clue, as well as peeling or flaking paint or wallpaper. Large splotchy marks or discoloration could be a sign of water damage as well as visible mold or mildew. If you suspect you have a leak inside your wall, contact your local Mr. Rooter® Plumbing right away.

How Plumbers Find a Water Leak Inside a Wall

Our plumbers use sophisticated equipment to pinpoint the exact location of the leak. Using precision leak detection equipment, along with specialized training to locate even the smallest leak. Once your plumber locates the leak, they will be able to safely access it and evaluate the damage.

Time is of the Essence

The sooner you locate a leak inside a wall, the more chance you will have to minimize the damage. Mold is nothing to mess with, so to keep your home and family safe, call Mr. Rooter right away. With 24/7 emergency plumbing service and guaranteed work, you can feel safe knowing you have expert leak detectives on the job. Call your local Mr. Rooter at (855) 982-2028 or request an estimate online.

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