Fixing Shower Leaks
If the constant dripping of a shower leak has been keeping you or your loved ones up all night, and you’ve had enough, here are a few ways you can potentially remedy the problem. Fixing shower leaks coming from shower heads can sometimes be done by following a few simple steps. If you need help with fixing shower leaks or taps leak detection Perth, don’t hesitate to call the Best Perth Plumbers at (08) 6311 4067 for fast, top-notch service.
Tighten and Seal the Shower Head
Use a wrench to remove your shower head and inspect the rubber seals. If you have spares, you may want to replace the rubber seals and use some Teflon tape or plumbing tape to wrap up the portion of the pipe beneath the threading where the shower head will rest. After you’ve reattached the shower head, tighten up the joint, run the water and see if the problem persists. Many times this is the best approaching to fixing shower leaks
Purchase a New Shower Head
Many times a fixing shower leaks caused by an old shower head can be done by simply purchasing a new shower head. If your current shower head is outdated, chances are the rubber seals inside them simply don’t work as well as they used to, allowing water to escape when it’s not in use. To save money, you may also want to look into buying a low flow shower head. These shower heads use less water and work just as well if not better than conventional shower heads.
Without fixing shower leaks, the moisture content of your bathroom and may promote the growth of mildew or mould. Mould can cause serious health problems, especially to young ones and pets. Pests will also be attracted to any moisture that is available. It’s important to address any plumbing leaks as soon as they are apparent to prevent these issues from getting out of hand.
If you are still experiencing problems with your leaking shower, the plumbing issue may be more systemic and require the careful attention of a plumbing professional. The Best Perth Plumbers know what to do. To get the best service at an affordable price, contact us today at (08) 6311 4067 for expert assistance in fixing shower leaks, plumbing leak detection or with other issues with your plumbing infrastructure.