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No one likes dealing with plumbing leaks, but knowing the causes and your options for dealing with them can significantly reduce wasted water, downtime, and repair costs.

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Can a Plumbing Leak Attract Household Pests?

From rodents to bugs, many pests are drawn in by a plumbing leak. After all, living creatures need water, and a pipe leak is a reliable source in a sheltered, and therefore safe, area. Learn how plumbing leaks make your home vulnerable to different pests, and how to remove them. [...]

By |2019-03-05T15:15:52+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Leaks|

Where is My Gas Leak Coming From?

While only a professional can perform gas leak detection, some appliances are more likely to be the cause than others. You may even have accidentally caused the leak yourself. Here are a few tips to keep in mind not only if you have a gas leak, but when you’re maintaining [...]

By |2021-11-12T21:52:52+00:00December 4th, 2018|Leaks, Natural Gas|

Ask the Experts: Your FAQs about Slab Leaks

At Simpson Plumbing, we’ve seen more than our fair share of slab leaks. Here are the answers to the most common questions homeowners have about slab leaks. 1. What Are Slab Leaks? The “slab” is the concrete slab that’s part of the foundation of your home. A slab leak happens [...]

By |2019-03-05T15:16:39+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Leaks|

8 Signs of a Slab Leak

Homes with slab foundations have different considerations than those on a basement or crawlspace. Neither is specifically better or worse, but they do have different needs and requirements throughout the course of their lifetime. So if you have a home with a slab foundation, how can you tell if you’re [...]

By |2019-02-28T15:42:19+00:00June 8th, 2018|Leaks, Plumbing Tips & Opinions|

How do I fix a dripping shower head?

We’ve all experienced a dripping shower head at one point in our lives, and truth be told, it can be irritating. Add to that fact is the amount of wasted water. Did you know that a shower head that leaks 10 drops per minute wastes more than 500 gallons of [...]

By |2019-02-28T15:43:46+00:00January 8th, 2018|DIY Plumbing, Leaks, Plumbing Tips & Opinions|

Slab Leak Foundation Damage: What You Need to Know

Are you experiencing the symptoms of slab leak foundation damage? Maybe you’ve never experienced a slab leak before, and have no idea of the tell-tale signs or where to start. Whether you’re dealing with a slab leak in your current home or looking for signs of slab leak foundation damage [...]

By |2019-02-28T19:28:05+00:00November 10th, 2016|Leaks|

Why Do I Smell Sewer Gas in My Bathroom?

Bathrooms aren’t necessarily going to smell like roses all the time. However, if you start to notice that your bathroom is smelling awful for no apparent reason, it’s a problem. As plumbers, we get a lot of complaints about bathroom smells – mildew, mold, rotten eggs, sulfur, wet socks, and [...]

By |2019-03-05T15:19:13+00:00October 25th, 2016|Leaks|
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