The pipe location in your home is important for proper maintenance and water flow.
Many pipes are located in walls, floors and ceilings and are hard to locate.
If you have no idea where a leak is coming from, you’ll want to call a professional plumber who will have the equipment to locate the pipes in your walls, floors and ceilings.
Without having the proper tools, it can be very difficult to determine where pipes are actually located in your home.
Some older homes may have been built without the use of building codes, and if codes were followed, it’s possible that they were very lax. Today’s homes utilize stricter methods and require an adherence to building codes and statutes.
Plumbers have tools that will help them locate the pipes in your home. If a pipe has burst, you may waste precious time trying to find the pipe’s location when a professional plumber could find it very quickly.
Once the pipe location has been determined by the plumber, they can discuss the next course of action with you.
Even though you don’t want any damage to your home to occur, plumbers may need to make necessary holes in your ceiling, walls or flooring to reach pipes.
However, having a plumber create a small hole is significantly better than trying to locate a pipe yourself, creating a number of holes and risking serious damage to your home.