Repairing Concealed Pipe Leakage in Singapore
A leaking pipe can be a big issue for homeowners because it can cause significant damage. Sometimes, the leak can be located easily by making a visible inspection, in other cases though, leaks can be more difficult to notice and repair. In case you are wondering how your plumber in Singapore can diagnose and repair concealed pipe leakage, here are the steps which are taken.
The video below illustrates the main issues to take into consideration when dealing with this plumbing problem:
The diagnosis of the concealed pipe leak in Singapore
There are various methods used to locate the leak. First of all, the plumber in Singapore will ask for a description of the leak cause. This might be because your water bill is bigger than normal, you saw a wet spot in your yard which is not caused by rain or watering, or you have a wet spot in the wall inside your house.
Based on your answer, the plumber could use video diagnostic services to identify the leak or he might make a visual inspection of the different pipes in your house. After the leak has been located, the repairing procedure can start.
The repairing procedure
Repairing concealed pipe leakage in Singapore can be undertaken in different ways. Sometimes, the plumber will remove a part of the pipe and a new pipe section will be installed. Other times, a sealant could be put on the outer or inner side of the pipe or a coupling or fitting might be replaced with a new part.
The plumber will decide which method will be used in order to repair the concealed pipe leakage in Singapore after attentively checking it and based on the location of it.
Types of concealed pipe leaks in Singapore
- False ceiling leaks;
- Cabinet or wall concealed pipe leaks;
- Tub and shower leaks;
- Tile leaks;
- Toilet leaks;
- Supply leaks.
Bathroom concealed leaks in Singapore
The bathroom is prone to concealed leaks and some of the most common ones can be found around the tub or shower, the tiles, and the toilet. These types of leakages can be detected by:
- Carefully checking the tub or shower doors before using them;
- Noticing puddles around the tiles or toilet in the Singapore home;
- By checking if any faucets are loose and water is dripping around them;
- If the toilet flange is loose or cracked and a water stain has formed around it.
If any of these signs are noticed, the Singapore homeowner could face a concealed pipe leak.
Repairing a concealed leaking pipe is not a DIY job, as it requires the hand of a professional who will first perform some tests and make sure where the source of the leak is located. After that, the Singapore plumber can:
- Remove the drain with a test plug and check if it retains the water;
- In case of tile leaks, these should be surrounded by mold and be loosed, which could indicate a concealed leak, case in which the plumber will inspect it with a video camera;
- In the case of a loose toilet flange, the plumber will check if it leaks and will try to reattach it;
- In the case of loose or dripping faucets, the plumber will first try to tighten the faucet.
Our plumbers in Singapore recommend you get in touch with us if you notice any of these issues in your bathroom.
Kitchen concealed leaks in Singapore
In the case of kitchen concealed leaks, the supply lines could be the ones to pose a problem, and our Singapore plumbing professionals will carefully analyze where the problem comes from. The repair of a kitchen concealed pipe will begin with a camera inspection in order to detect the place, followed by the partial replacement of the pipe.
Pipe coating for repairing concealed leaks in Singapore
One of the most modern techniques used to repair concealed leaks is pipe coating. This implies a thorough verification of the pipe with the help of a video camera and the spraying several coats of resin inside the pipe and thus rendering the pipe as good as new.
Pipe coating is one of the most modern and employed ways of repairing concealed pipes and our plumbers in Singapore have used it in very difficult situations. We can offer various solutions for the repair of concealed pipes in your Singapore home.
Some proprietors who want to save their costs could attempt to make the repairing themselves. However, a lot of times, identifying the exact location of the leak is crucial and a professional plumber might use advanced diagnostic instruments to locate the leak.
This could save a lot of time and reduce the necessity of cutting away sections of the drywall for a visual location of the leak. Besides, with professional plumbing services in Singapore, you can rest assured that the repair is done correctly from the very beginning. The last thing you need is an incorrectly made repair, which will cause the leak to keep happening.
As we use affordable rates, getting professional help for repairing concealed pipe leakage in Singapore is the most sensible option.
Concealed leaks can cause a lot of damage even in a short while as well as costly water waste. If you believe you have a concealed pipe leakage in your home or across your yard, contact one of our plumbers in Singapore now!