Grand Lake Plumbing
Grand Lake Plumbing Grand County CO

Water Alarms and Leak Detection

Leaking Pipes

Leaking pipes are a common problem in homes and can cause a lot of damage. Just a little drip can add up significantly on your water bill and damage floors, walls and furniture.

What are the signs you have a hidden water leak?

Water leaks aren’t always easy to detect, but they do provide some obvious signs. To avoid further damage and costly repairs to you home, call Grand Lake Plumbing & Heating if you experience any of these water leak signs:
  • Your water bill increased unexpectedly
  • The water meter dial is moving even though all water is turned off
  • Damp or spongy floors
  • Warping on your ceiling or floor
  • Mold or mildew developing in your home
  • You hear water running between the walls
Depending on the size and type of the leak you could be wasting between 2,000-20,000 gallons of water a year.

How Can Grand Lake Plumbing Help?

There are several ways professionals detect and treat difficult to access leaks. One of the safest and most popular ways of detecting a leak is through infrared technology. Another option is to use electronic amplification and electromagnetic pipeline locators. These are also non-destructive detection techniques that don’t require excavation or cause harm to your pipes and your property.

To stop a small leak from turning into a big one, take a look at your pipes periodically to check for rust or white lime deposits that may indicate a leak is starting. If you see rust or lime, you may have an issue. Check around the pipe to see if there is any moisture. If you find moisture, act fast by calling Grand Lake Plumbing & Heating. A leak can turn in to a break in seconds!

Water Leak Detection & Prevention For Your Cabin or Second Home

Imagine coming home or visiting your cabin for a weekend adventure only to find the floors and furniture damaged by a water leak. Did you know that damage from water leaks can be prevented?

Avoid Damaging Leaks

The Flo-Guard leak mitigation system ensures the safety of your home and belongings, and your peace of mind, by safeguarding that you will never be a victim of water damage.

The Flo-Guard leak mitigation system prevents water damage by actively preventing plumbing leaks by shutting off the main water supply before a leak occurs. Compared to other systems that use sensors to either detect water presence or flow, Flo-Guard is a complete solution that encompasses all plumbing needs simply and effectively.

The Flo-Guard Features Include:
  • A variety of activation inputs for security system notification and smart home solutions including shut-off and activation over the phone
  • Instant or delayed water shut off
  • Override inputs to allow any system to receive water while actively protecting the home for irrigation and fire suppression systems
  • Battery backup for continuous protection even during a power outage

Freeze Alarms

During the winter months, many homeowners travel and leave their homes unattended while away. It’s important to protect your home or vacation property from expensive damage in the event of furnace failure or water leak.

At Grand Lake Plumbing & Heating we recommend FreezeAlarm™.  FreezeAlarm remote temperature products monitor and automatically call you in the event of a drop in temperature or water leakage. In addition to the low temperature alarm offered on all of our FreezeAlarms, many of our FreezeAlarm models also provide a power failure alarm, low battery alarm and high temperature alarm capability, features that provide you with worry free living.

Call Grand Lake Plumbing today to find out how one of our FreezeAlarms will protect your property and valuable possessions each and every winter.
  • "Thank you for the service. I want to let you know the technician Sawyer was professional, thorough and fixed our problem in less than 1 hour. I will recommend GL Plumbing to others."
    – L.M. 10/25/16
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