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What to Do About a Leaky Shower Head

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After a long day, most people love to come home and wash away the stress from work with a soothing, hot shower. However, a shower with low water pressure can do just the opposite. Leaky shower heads can be a small problem to fix, or it can go on for years without being noticed by you or a family member. No matter the size or location of your leak, Richardson Plumbing has two decades of experience providing families with all their plumbing needs. When it comes to solving a leaky shower head, our team of skilled plumbers will stop the leak and inform you on what you can do to prevent or fix a leaky shower head in the future. If you believe you have a leaky shower head or a leak anywhere else in your home, let us be the ones you call to fix it. We are located in Florence, KY and are proud to serve Northern KY and Cincinnati.

You can have a leaky shower head for quite some time and not be able to realize it until it is too late. Sometimes the leak may be in the pipe behind your shower wall, causing it to remain unseen and unresolved. This leak can be very expensive if it goes on for long periods of time, because you are paying for water you aren’t getting to use. That is why it is important to always be aware of how well your shower is running. These hidden leaks are scary, but don’t worry, not all leaks are hard to notice. A lot of times, you can notice a leak by the sound. A constant dripping sound even when the shower or faucet is completely turned off is one telltale sign of a leak. Also, if your shower is giving off less water pressure than it used to, you may be losing some of that water to a leak.

What can you do about your leaky shower head? First and foremost, you need to determine the location of your leak, so you can be sure that it gets fixed properly. Some of these leaks are caused by limescale and other debris clogging the holes in your shower head, and it just needs to be cleaned properly. A leak can also be caused by your shower head is being adjusted to different heights on a daily basis, to accommodate several family members. The constant moving can loosen the arm and cause a hidden leak in your shower head. If you can find a position that everyone in your household can agree on and be comfortable with, it will help avoid leaks in the future.

A leak in your home is something that no one wants to deal with, but it does happen and needs to be taken care of quickly. Whether your toilet is leaking, or you have a leaky shower head, Richardson Plumbing can provide expert help and excellent customer service. Our friendly team of experts can quickly assess and fix any plumbing problems you may have in your home. Give us a call today to keep your home running smoothly.

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