Water Leak Detection service on the Gold Coast

Unexplained, High Water Bills on the Gold Coast? Fallon Solutions Can Help.

Are you a homeowner on the Gold Coast experiencing a sudden and unexplained increase in your water bills? You could have a hidden water leak causing the issue. Leaks can occur in many hard to reach or not so obvious places such as behind walls, beneath concrete slabs, within sewer lines, or even stormwater drains. These leaks, often stem from from blockages, pipe bursts, cracks, roots or faulty plumbing, Silently they continue to waste significant amounts of water and build up your water usage charges.

Fallon Solutions’ team of qualified local Master plumbers on the Gold Coast use advanced leak detection technology to pinpoint the exact source of your water bill concerns. This means cost savings for you, both in terms of the wasted water itself and the potential for costly water damage repairs down the line.

Our comprehensive leak detection services on the Gold Coast include identifying leaks in a variety of locations including:

  • Walls
  • Under concrete slabs
  • Sewer pipes
  • Stormwater drains
  • And more!

Please note: Our leak detection services currently do not cover pool or fire system lines.

Don’t let hidden leaks negatively impact your property and finances. Call us on 1300 054 488. We can be there today. If you prefer you can schedule a professional leak detection service with Fallon Solutions here.

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Types of water leaks

The fresh water entering your home runs under pressure through the mains water pipe, which means a burst pipe can swiftly turn into a major household issue. The waste water leaving your home via the sewer system and the rainwater moving through stormwater drains are gravity-fed, usually resulting in slower leaks.

With these distinctions, there are generally three types of water leaks:

  • Stormwater leak: Does the leak occur only during rain? If so, it’s likely a stormwater leak.
  • Leaking sewer drain: Does the leak emit a foul odor? This often indicates a sewer leak.
  • Mains water supply: Does the water bubble up? It’s likely a water supply leak.

Regardless of the type, all these scenarios point to one solution – call a Fallon Solutions plumber today!

Identifying the leak

Besides surging water bills, watch for other signs indicating burst pipes or broken drains:

  • Persistent wet areas in the garden.
  • Unexplained plant or tree growth in one garden spot.
  • Dampness or mold on walls, ceilings, or floors.
  • Cracks in concrete, brickwork, or tiles.
  • Water stains on walls, ceilings, or floors.
  • Warped or expanded cabinetry.
  • Chipped or bubbled paint.
  • A musty or damp smell.

Checking the meter

Allocate a time when water won’t be needed for at least two hours. Turn off all taps and water-using appliances such as the dishwasher, washing machine, and hot water system (consult your hot water system manual for correct procedures). Note your home’s water meter reading and recheck after two hours. Any change indicates a potential leak in the mains water pipe.

Commercial leak detection solutions

Fallon Solutions assists not only homes but also workplaces. Our qualified plumbers help businesses locate and resolve leaks discreetly and effectively, minimising disruption to your operations.

Fallon Solutions leak detection services

We deliver professional water leak detection services using the latest technology, such as CCTV drain cameras for accurate and swift identification of burst pipes or broken drains. If you suspect a water leak in your home, contact our experienced plumbing team on 1300 054 488 or complete our leak detection service request form for fast and efficient leak detection and pipe repairs today.