At some point or another, you’ve probably seen a show or a movie that depicts a character discovering a leak when a heavy rainstorm hits or when they’re just about to get ready for a huge family gathering in their home. These types of scenes usually include a bunch of buckets of water being placed around the house or an aggressive amount of water coming from a central location.
These scenes are meant to be dramatic, of course. But the truth is, the signs that you actually have a plumbing leak in your home tend to be more subtle. In fact, gushing water is something that typically doesn’t happen unless you have a frozen pipe burst as it thaws, or unless you’ve had a growing problem for a while that’s already done a bit of damage.
Read on as we uncover some of the much subtler signs that you have a plumbing leak.