REPAIRING A LEAKING BATH WASTE PIPE
As a homeowner, one of the most annoying feelings is to see a leak on your bath waste pipe. The next thought you may cross your mind is how much this leak issue will cost. Leaking bath waste pipe needs professional plumbers like in Active Plumbing to locate the cause of the leaks properly. We have the right tools, such as a screwdriver, plumber’s putty, silicone caulk, and removal tools, to ultimately locate and repair the leaks in the bath waste pipe. The earlier the leak is fixed, the lesser cost a homeowner will shoulder. Leaks not only waste water but can also damage other properties, so it is vital to get this issue solved as soon as possible.
HOW PROFESSIONAL PLUMBERS INSPECT FOR LEAKS?
The standard first action we do is to remove the access panel to the bathtub waste and overflow pipes. Then we’ll check for leaks in the following locations:
- Shower head and shower arm connection.
- Shower arm and shower pipe connection.
- Behind the shower escutcheon plate.
- Behind the tap handles and flanges.
- Shutoff valves.
- Conduct pressure test.
- Do dye testing where necessary.
- Bathtub overflow gaskets or washers.
- Overflow pipe and cover plate, drain T, drain tail piece, waste drain tube connections.
- Drain flange, gaskets, and other connections and pipes in the bathtub.
- P-Trap and branch drain connections.
- Hot and Cold supply line water connections.
Determining the origin of the leak may be difficult if you don’t have the right tools and equipment, as well as the expertise in doing so. So it is important to get help from real professionals in this field – Active Plumbing.
HOW TO SAVE COST IN REPAIRING A LEAKING BATH WASTE PIPE?
Repairing a leaking bath waste pipe early the proper way is the only technique to save cost. Make sure to get professional help to guarantee that leakages are identified properly. Sometimes, seeing a leaking bath waste pipe does not mean the leakage is in there. It might come from among the other areas discussed earlier. Determining the origin of the leak is really essential to fix the problem in the soonest possible time and, of course, to save cost.
Professional plumbing technicians can get into the cause of the issue and repair the leakage in no time while you as a property owner continues your day-to-day routine and maximises your time to some other significant activities or events. Let the experts in the plumbing industry do the detective work for the leakage and solve it at once.