Leak Detection

Marin County Leak Detection Services

water leak detection marin countyA water leak can be devastating to your home. With Peter Levi Plumbing Inc., you will find the plumbing service you need to stop the leak fast with effective, reliable leak detection and plumbing services. Our plumbers arrive promptly and will take the time to listen to your needs and to correctly detect the leak.

When you choose us to repair plumbing leaks at your place, you can count on reliable, quality services. We offer same-day experts for your plumbing leak detection. Let us provide you with the great value and quality service you expect.

We can find your leak fast. Our leak detection specialists are skilled and have the latest leak detection technology. We can pinpoint the source of your leaks wherever they occur - even underground or in walls. From warm patches in concrete floors all the way to leaking sewer lines, we have the experience to help.

With just one call, we can locate the leak AND perform a full plumbing repair. There's no longer a need to call out two companies; we have the technology and teams to do both. All of our repairs are provided with up-front pricing, and are backed up by a signed written guarantee. We are fully licensed, experienced and insured.

When you have a leak, you're going to want to fix it. Undiagnosed and unrepaired water leaks can cause serious structural damage to your property, not to mention the wasted water and higher utility bills. With Peter Levi Plumbing Inc., when we perform the repair your leak detection is refunded, meaning FREE diagnosis of your issue.

As always with Peter Levi Plumber Inc., you can be assured of great value and up-front pricing for all of our work.

You can count on us for fast and on-time service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We have the very latest leak locating and detection technology to find your problem accurately and quickly.

We pride ourselves on providing our customers with the best service. You will be taken care of by friendly, helpful and clean-cut professionals. It's why thousands of plumbing customers use Peter Levi Plumbing Inc.

How to Detect a Water Leak

Your water meter can be a valuable tool in detecting water leaks in and around your home. Make sure no water is running.

  • Turn off all faucets and water-consuming appliances - including your automatic ice maker and your evaporative cooler.
  • Read your water meter. Write down the current reading including tenths of a cubic foot or mark your meter with a felt pen over the needle.
  • Read the meter again after 10 to 15 minutes. If the meter reading has changed, or the needle has moved, you have a leak.


Are water leaks costing you money? Periodically, you should:

  • Check all faucets for drips. Replace worn and leaking washers, gaskets, pipes or defective fixtures.
  • Check for leaks on outside faucets, and make sure the valve closes properly.
  • Check toilets for leaks--they are the most common cause of high bills! Check the overflow of the tank to make sure no water is running over (float level may be set too high). The flapper valve in the bottom of the tank may also be a source of a possible leak. To check for a flapper valve leak, put a small amount of food coloring in the toilet tank after it has filled. Do not flush the toilet for at least an hour, or overnight if possible. If the food coloring shows up in the bowl without flushing, you may have a leaking flapper or plunger ball valve. Note: Kool-aid also works as a coloring agent.

Water Loss

  • Leaking Toilet @1/2 GPM = 21,600 Gal/mo
  • Drip Irrigation @1 GPM = 43,200 Gal/mo
  • Watering Garden for 2 Hours @ 5 GPM = 18,000 Gal/mo
  • Watering Garden for 2 Hours @ 10 GPM = 36,000 Gal/mo
  • Unattended Water Hose - 1 Night @10 GPM = 5,400 Gal/mo
  • Broken Services Line - 1 Night @15 GPM = 8,100 Gal
  • 1 Day @15 GPM = 21,600 Gal
  • 1 Week @15 GPM = 151,200 Gal
  • 1 Month @ 15 GPM = 648,000 Gal
  • Stuck Ice Maker @ 2 GPM = 86,400 Gal/mo
  • Stuck Check Valve in Washing Machine – 30 Minutes = 240 Gal
  • Stuck Float Valve in Watering Trough @ 5GPM = 216,000 Gal/mo

Call us for our leak detection and repairs in Marin County, Mill Valley, Larkspur, Corte Madera and Greenbrae.

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