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How to Reduce the Cost of High Water Bills

If you’re puzzled by a sudden surge in your water bill, don’t worry! High water bills are often linked to various plumbing issues that can be easily resolved once you identify the root cause. If you’re having trouble pinpointing the problem, it’s advisable to seek help from a professional plumber for an accurate diagnosis.

Some common culprits behind high water bills include leaky faucets, running toilets, dripping showerheads, broken water pipes, and water softener malfunctions. While some problems are more apparent than others, such as a continuously running toilet, others can be trickier to spot.

Before scouring for the source of the issue, make sure to switch off all running water in your house and investigate for leaks in the following areas: under bathroom and kitchen sinks, hoses and drains connected to the hot water heater, connections to the water heater, and swimming pools (for those with pools). If you can’t detect any leaks in these areas, it might be an issue with spigots, irrigation systems, or the primary water line.

If you require assistance with detecting and fixing water leaks, reach out to MET Plumbing & Air Conditioning today at 281-603-9949.

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