A leak in your plumbing system can be a frustrating problem to deal with and even more frustrating if it has done further damage to surrounding components of your property. The following information will give you some general knowledge about plumbing leaks. Tip 1: Wrap your pipes in heat. The exterior piping is a very important feature and if the water isn’t being used or and the temperature is very cold, there is a good chance that your pipes will start freezing. Thus, it is clear you should leave your tops open while you are away because water won’t freeze when it is still moving. In addition, you should insulate the whole space. Tip 2: Take a look at visible pipes to identify any problems. By identifying the source of a plumbing problem, it could help you save plenty of money on repairs. You only need to take a quick look at any visible piping in your property every once in a while just to check up on them. You may not know what the problem is but the signals for a plumbing leak is quite easy to spot like drops of water, rust or puddles of water. Tip 3: Every once in a while make sure you check under your kitchen sink to ensure there are no drips because a stuffed sink can easily cause a leak. Tip 4: Set back the tap. Since in most cases where a pipe is going through a cement foundation, a frost-free hose bib should be installed. The hose bib prevents pipes by freezing since you can shut off the water close to the inside of your residence. Plumbing leaks are very frustrating to deal with so you can always call us at Plumbers EN2 and we will be sure to send out one of our experienced plumbers in no time at all. We also offer a variety of services apart from plumbing like drainage, heating and appliances.