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Water Leaks in Belleville

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Part of owning a home is preparing for occasional maintenance and repair. Having small water leaks from time to time can be normal, but they will need attention. If left unchecked, even the smallest leaks could result in mold growth, water damage, and lead to significant property damage.

Below, we’ll discuss everything every homeowner needs to know about water leaks. We’ll review the most common water leaks, warning signs to look for, and why our team offers the best water leak repair services in O’Fallon, IL. Reach out to us today to request more information about how we can help with any plumbing problems you may come across.

Prevent Water Damage with Professional Leak Detection

Water leaks can cause extensive damage to your home if left undetected and unresolved. Our team of experienced technicians at Bel-O Cooling & Heating specializes in professional leak detection to identify and repair any water leaks in your home. Whether it's a hidden pipe leak, a faulty water heater, or a damaged sewer line, we have the expertise and tools to locate and fix the issue promptly.

Benefits of professional leak detection services include:

  1. Early detection and prevention of water damage
  2. Preservation of your home's structural integrity
  3. Protection of your belongings and valuables
  4. Peace of mind knowing your home is leak-free

Don't wait until it's too late. Contact us today for professional leak detection services to safeguard your home from water damage.

Contact BEL-O for Leak Repair Services 

BEL-O Heating & Cooling is proud to provide expert water leak repair services in O’Fallon, IL and the surrounding areas. Don’t hesitate to schedule services by contacting us online or giving us a phone call.

Common Types of Water Leaks 

Our plumbing company has provided water leak repair services to residents of O’Fallon, IL for many years, so we’re familiar with the different types of leaks that your home may experience:

Burst Pipes 

A burst pipe can be easily and quickly spotted, depending on how severe it is. With frozen pipes, there will usually be large puddles and a rapid stream of liquid.


There can also be an occasional leak from household appliances like refrigerators or washing machines. These issues usually stem from a blocked or clogged defrost drain. 

Water Heaters 

Water heaters can also spring small leaks from faulty valves or even the tank itself. If you notice liquid pooling around the base of your heater, the drain valve, pressure relief valve, or temperature valve are likely culprits.

Toilet Leaks 

One of the most common problems seen from toilets is caused by a defective or deteriorated flush valve ball at the bottom of the tank. When this occurs, the liquid will pool at the base of the toilet. 

Pipe Leak Under Sinks 

Free-running liquid under a sink is often called a drain-assembly leak since it starts where the pipes meet. You’ll need to hire a professional plumber for water leak repair services to remove the leaky pipes and reinstall them. 

Leaks Behind Drywall 

Numerous signs point to a major issue being present in your drywall – musty odors, stains in the drywall, and the appearance of mold are just a few examples.

Signs You Have a Leak in Your Home

Our experts recommend keeping an eye out for a few tell-tale signs you may have a plumbing problem on your hands:

The Sound of Dripping Water 

Obviously, the dripping liquid needs to come from somewhere. If you can’t find the source yourself, call our water leak repair services in O’Fallon, IL to locate it.

Wet Spots 

Wet spots can originate from water running freely in your walls, ceiling, or floors. They’re best dealt with by the expert technicians at BEL-O Cooling & Heating.

High Water Bills

If your energy use hasn’t changed, a spike in your water bills could mean you have a disruption in your plumbing system.

Loss of Water Pressure 

Low water pressure can show in a few different ways. Low pressure in your shower, sink, and even your washer could mean you have a leak funneling excess liquid. 

Soft Spots on Drywall or Ceiling 

Soft spots occur before actual holes in a ceiling or drywall, which means you may have caught the problem just in time. If you notice these signs in your home, contact BEL-O to schedule plumbing services before the problem can grow.

In more serious cases, these issues can actually cause cracks in the foundation of your home. This occurrence is due to the increased pressure on the foundation by the liquid surrounding it.

Mold and Mildew 

Both mildew and mold thrive in humid, damp conditions. This makes it easy for both to grow in areas near trouble spots.

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