Dealing with a high water bill can be frustrating, especially if you aren’t sure why the bill is so high. Whether you’ve been paying extra on your water bill for some time or you’ve had a sudden increase, you may be looking for solutions that bring your payment back down to a reasonable amount.
In order to do this, the first step may involve calling a plumber who can check all the different possibilities in your home that may contribute to a high water bill. In fact, there are several different things that could be the culprit, each of which requires expert handling to ensure that the best outcomes are achieved.
- Water Heater – Something obvious that your plumber might check for with a high water bill is your water heater. Especially if your tank is aging, it could be working overtime to produce the hot water your need. A repair or replacement could help reduce your high water bill in a short period of time.
- Plumbing Leak – Another option that your plumber might check for is a hidden plumbing leak somewhere in your system. Not only can this type of damage cause loss of water pressure, but it can also cause water damage in your home without your knowledge – until it’s too late. Having a plumber do a thorough inspection will tell you if this is indeed the concern.
One last thing you may need to find out is if your city or county of residence has raised the water rates. While this isn’t usually the first thing you think of, occasionally rates will go up, and they would be reflected on your bill.
At On-Deck Plumbing, we’ll be happy to help you troubleshoot plumbing concerns and help you address your high water bill. Give us a call today for more information and to schedule an appointment.