Water leaks on any property or fixture can not only be a nuisance but can be very costly and a drain on one our most important resources. With rain fall getting ever increasingly lower its extremely important to fix leaks as quickly as possible, this could also help to prevent damage to your property.
If you suspect you have a leak but there is no visible water around your property an easy way to find out is to do a check on the meter.
Step 1 : ensure no water is being used anywhere on the property. Turn off all dish washers etc.
Step 2 : Take a meter reading, read the black and red numbers from left to right. Look to see if the red numbers are moving if not go to step 3
Step 3 : After 15min take another reading if the red numbers have moved this will confirm a leak is present.
Call your local Clarkson plumber, CH4 Gas & Plumbing and we can find and fix your leak with minimal disruption to your everyday life, and did you know if you’ve had an undetectable leak fixed by a licenced plumber such as CH4 Gas & Plumbing you may be eligible for a leak allowance from the water corporation. Just ask us for the leak allowance form after we fix your leak.
Gas leaks can not only cost you money but can be dangerous to your health and property. While some small gas leaks will not pose a problem, they should still be investigated and fixed as soon as possible, a small gas leak in a confined space like underneath a stove top in a cupboard has the potential to turn into a bigger problem with disastrous results.
An unexpectedly high gas bill can be the first sign of a problem especially if there is a gas leak outside in the ground where you may never smell anything. If you do smell gas don’t delay, turn your gas off at the meter or gas bottles and call CH4 Gas & Plumbing immediately to make your family home safe.
As your local Clarkson gas plumber, we can test your gas at the meter to see how big the leak is and find it safely with the latest in leak detection equipment. When completed a gas safety certificate will be issued to you to confirm your repairs are compliant as per regulation AS5601.
If it’s a burst water pipe or a gas leak call us today to keep your home safe and damage free.