Dripping taps in Adelaide may seem like a minor inconvenience, it may be a drip from your tap every few seconds. You could try get away with it but what risk are you really creating if this continues?
Health and Structural Damage
A dripping tap’s leak may not cause direct hazard to you or your family but the mould, stagnant water and material damage can become hazardous. These problems only worsen when left ignored. They cause harmful illness and property damage. With early prevention measures you can keep your taps from wasting water.
When seeking a licensed professional they should evaluate the result of the dripping tap. Whether they find mould, material damage or pools of stagnant water attracting undesirable insects and bacteria. Early notice is crucial.
We already know how lucky we are to live in Adelaide, the driest state on the driest inhabited continent on earth, you wouldn’t have to tell us twice; but when it comes to the amount of water that is wasted, it can be a little frightening. In a year we could waste up to 20,000 litres of water, filling up an average swimming pool. It pays to be proactive with a small leak, we could have a positive impact on our own environment.
Changes to climate have left current resources to play catch up. With decreasing rainfall averages and the growing demand for water resources it is little surprise that South Australians are constantly paying more for water. Water conservation is important, it will save money and it could help prevent from harmful illnesses. All starting from a repaired dripping tap.
If your dripping taps in Adelaide are left unattended it can contribute to much bigger issues, we recommended getting professionals out to stop these problems from occurring. Feel confident that the small issue can be gone for good, call us on 1300 758 326 for friendly reliable advice and service.