General Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Whole-Home Leak Detection’

Pinhole Leaks—Why They’re a Big Plumbing Problem

Monday, March 4th, 2024

Pinhole leaks. The words don’t sound too intimidating, do they? But these leaks are an insidious and common problem that affects the plumbing in many homes. We want to help you understand what they are so you’ll know what to do when you encounter them.

The term pinhole leaks refers to extremely small holes that develop in pipes. These holes can be so small that you can only see them with a magnifying glass. There are several factors that can cause pinhole leaks: corrosion, chemicals in the water, water velocity, and sometimes manufacturing defects. 

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Stop the Drip, Save the Day: How Whole-Home Leak Detection Protects Your Castle and Wallet

Thursday, February 22nd, 2024

Imagine this: you’re on vacation, basking in the sun, carefree and relaxed. Suddenly, your phone buzzes with an alert: a leak has sprung in your home! Panic sets in, visions of water damage and skyrocketing repair bills flood your mind. But wait! You have a secret weapon: a whole-home leak detection system, your silent guardian against aquatic disasters.

But what exactly is whole-home leak detection? How does it work its magic? And most importantly, can it really save you money on your homeowners insurance?

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