Occasionally leaks can arise when a waste pipe is damaged, or a joint stops being watertight. Sometimes they might be obvious, for instance drips underneath a sink, and other times you might notice something like damp appearing on the ceiling under your bathroom. The leaked water will only appear when you use the waste pipe in question, for instance when you run a tap or empty a bath.
- Try to locate the source of the leak. If water is coming from a joint in the waste pipe that you can access you may be able to simply tighten the joint. Grasp the collar of the joint in one hand and the section of pipe it is screwed onto in the other, and rotate the collar clockwise until it feels tight.
- If the leak seems to be coming from an inaccessible point, such as under a floor, you may need to seek the help of a plumber.
- If your home is still within its two-year warranty period then please get in touch with us using the contact box on this page.