Instant methods to stop water Leakage

February 1, 2018 | Author: | Posted in Home Improvement

Water Leakages are unpredictable, you never know—when, where, how and in what situation you come across the water leakage problem in the home. And, if it is a holiday; you may not find any licensed plumbers toronto easily or right away. Emergency Plumbers Toronto speaks “customers in water leakage situation don’t really acknowledged to the facts and methods of stopping it; however, in the name of trying they usually end up turning the situation more traumatic.” Hence, the following are some instant methods to stop water Leakage right away—

Ceasing water valves to the pipe or pipes (in case)

Single water leaking pipe or multiple leaking pipes—both sound difficult to handle. Although, the leakage is stoppable if you simply turn off or shut down the water valves connecting to the leaking pipes respectively. Always remember to go slow on valves as sometimes due to being used for a long time or continuous leakage—water valves can break with the unbearable pressure and you may find yourself in more difficult than before!

Cleaning and wiping of pipes until they go dry

Don’t consider to leave pipes for drying without actually cleaning it as this may result in the discharge of yellowish and bad odor water from the faucets and showers. After shutting the water valves down; take a clean cloth and clean the pipes. Make sure that the pipes are clean enough that the new cloth doesn’t come out with any dirt (black or dirt mark is acceptable) and further leave the pipes to dry.

Find water resistant tape in your home plumbing box

This method cannot be considered for long-term water leakage fixing, although, water resistant tape can help to stop the leakage until or unless the professional plumber reaches the place. Also, remember to keep the water valves off, even the leakage has stopped with the help of resistant tape as these tapes cannot bear to resist the high water pressure which goes unpredictably at the times of plumbing issues, especially with pipes and sewer lines.

Cutting out the damaged pipe

In case, you cannot afford to wait for plumber for long and any other plumbing instant method is not working in your situation than you can opt to cut out the pipe’s part which is damaged or in uncontrollable situation you can unthinkably opt to cut out the whole damaged pipe to prevent valuable water from continuously leaking and drowning into drains. It is recommended to make use of cutting saw only to cut the pipe otherwise there is a probability of you facing injury. After the cutting is done properly, polish the rest of pipe’s area.

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