Signs you have a water leak inside your walls
Other than the obvious water dripping from the source, there are a few signs you can look out for to judge if could have an internal leak like; peeling paint or wallpaper on your walls, ceiling or walls that are stained or warped, a musty smell or mould.
Leaks could be causing potential damage or in some severe cases there may be structural damage. Another issue you will find not just concerning your home could be your health. Mould thrives in dark and moist areas like the ones in your walls or under your floors and a leaking pipe is the perfect home for mould to set up residence, but the health implications it can have on your family is serious and a wet spot will quickly form mould.
If you have noticed water leaking onto your floor inside or can hear a slight (or even loud) hissing sound then you could have a wall water leak. Wall water leak happen when you have piping, usually leading to a bathroom or wet area, and the pipe has burst or split leaking water into the wall cavity.
Sometimes the only sign you have in wall leak is that you get a really high water bill from PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency. This can be a surprise to many people however the first thing you need to do is to get it checked by a professional. There are things that can be done about your high water bill, and we have on occasions organised credits for our customers who act quickly to repair the leak.
Wall Leakage Repair
We have seen all the different types of wall water leaks. Most people notice a wall water leak when they find water damage to a wall or wet carpet around where the pipe is leaking. You may have also heard hissing sounds in and around the area. Leaks like this can cause severe damage really quickly and usually involve your insurance company to clean up the mess.
Your first step is to call a professional to find and fix the leak, even before involving your insurance.
We carry with us all of the necessary parts and tools that is needed to find and repair most wall water leaks, our customers never have to wait long to get their house back to normal which limits the damage to your home in a big way.