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Home water pipe leak solution

Views: 1     Author: pqwt     Publish Time: 2022-10-11      Origin: PQWT

Generally live in the community, if the upstairs pipe leakage, then for the downstairs residents will cause a great impact, so that upstairs pipe leakage how to do, many people are more concerned about, want to know how to solve, while the pipe leakage how to solve, but also need to master, so that later life will not be affected.

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A, how to check whether the water pipe leaks

Once you find signs of water leakage at home you have to pay more attention to it, it is best to do a leak detection, so as not to cause unnecessary losses. So how to check whether the water pipes are leaking?

1, close all faucets, including washing machine faucets, shower, toilet and squatting toilet faucets, etc..

2、Open the water meter valve into the house to the maximum.

3, carefully observe the water meter (such as water stains need to dry, so as not to affect the judgment), about 15 minutes to see whether the water meter in the positive rotation, whether the water meter degrees increase. If the water meter is not moving, the reading has not increased, the water system is not leaking. On the contrary, it is leaking.

B. What should I do first?

1、First of all, before checking the cause of the leak, see if the power is off, because water conducts electricity and can easily become dangerous.

2、Wrap the leak with a soft item such as a rag to prevent the water from spraying around.

3, find the valve of the water pipe, tighten it until the water no longer flows.

4, at the same time, you can use a few rags to block the door of the leaking room, so as to avoid other rooms into the water to get the carpet or wooden floor wet.

5、You should find a repairman to repair the water pipe when you have no way to deal with it.

C. How to find the leaking point of the pipe

pipe leak detector

Use pqwt pipe leak detector to find water leaks, in general, the basic detection method is, connect the pipe leak detector host, headphones, sensors. Turn on the switch, put on the headset, place the sensor on the road above the pipeline, place it step by step according to the length of the pace, step by step to measure and listen, the closer to the leak, the stronger the signal, the farther away from the leak the weaker the signal, by comparing the signal strength between different points to achieve the purpose of detecting the leak. Therefore, we use the pipeline leak detector, a single point in the leak signal is not meaningful, to repeatedly compare multiple points, compare the sound vibration of the larger place is the leak, of course, we have to consider many other additional factors, such as the direction of the leak breakage mouth, because the pipe is round, if the side of the leak, the larger point may instead be on the side of the road above the pipe, rather than The road above the pipeline, so the location of the pipeline should be clear, in addition to the tee, bend, water pressure, burial depth, buried layer, etc. will have an impact on the detection to take these into account.

D. How to solve the water pipe leaks?

(A) water pipe joint leaks

The main reasons may be.

1, welding is not well welded, long-term thermal expansion and contraction caused by welding leaks

2, the inner wire elbow blows up leading to water leakage


1, first of all, we must disconnect the water source, unscrew the interface. If the fillet is leaking, it can be removed, if the leak is not large enough to buy a group of agricultural machinery glue mix can be made up.

2, if it is a metal joint, either tighten, if tightening is not possible, then directly remove and add some raw material tape and then re-tighten it.

3, if it is aging or is a glue joint or fusion joint leaking water is more difficult, it is best to replace a new one, their own tools and limited technology, then you can find professional maintenance personnel to repair.

(B) Leaking water pipes

1, PVC water pipe leak buy a new PVC water pipe replacement.

First cut the broken pipe, the interface first set into one end of the pipe, so that the other end of the cut position exactly flush with the other mouth of the interface, so that it just straight, and then send the direct to this end, so that both ends have a certain cross then distance (length) and then disassemble it, with PVC glue applied to the inside of the two direct ends and the outside of the two downpipes.

You can also buy waterproof tape to repair the downpipe, first wrap the pipe at the leak, and then use mortar waterproofing agent and cement to wipe up.

2、PPR plastic water pipe

(1) First, use a small hacksaw to saw off the leaking place - the mouth of the saw should be flat.

2) Use sandpaper to lightly sand the newly exposed port, not too much.

3) Use a clean cloth to wipe the port clean.

4) Apply special glue on the port and let it dry for a while; apply glue inside the "bamboo" joint while it is still there.

6)After everything is OK, apply an appropriate amount of glue at the joints to ensure no leakage.

(C) leaking water pipes in the wall

Leakage of water pipes in the wall, can only be chiseled away from the wall, in order to really find the leaky point of the water pipes, and completely repaired. In addition, you can also find the property or renovation company first to see what the situation.