Got a Leaky Faucet?
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In any home or business, sink faucets are indispensable. For this reason, faucets should be kept in good, working conditions at all times. In addition to the disturbances that leaking faucets create, such issues can also result in much larger inconveniences as well as outrageous water bills.
Common Causes of Leaking Faucets
While dripping faucets may seem simple enough to repair, many issues that cause dropping faucets can become highly complex due to the parts used to maintain a functional faucet. As a result, it is wise to contact a highly skilled plumber.
Often times, dripping faucets occur due to:
- Mineral deposit on the internal parts
- Defective gaskets
- Broken O-rings
- Eroded washers
Additionally, leaking faucets do not just cause issues in the home, they also negatively affect the environment. Of course, our team at The Eco Plumbers is dedicated to solving these types of plumbing problems in order to conserve Earth’s most precious resource.
How Leaks Negatively Affect the Environment
The United States Environment Protection Agency reports that every year, nearly 10,000 gallons of water are wasted in each home, an amount large enough to fill a swimming pool. Other sources state that fixing a leaking faucet can save a homeowner nearly 10% on water bills.