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How To Find a Water Leak Inside a Wall [6 Quick Steps]

Rainbow Restoration
Publication date:
December 21, 2023
Article Summary: 

Provides a comprehensive guide on how to detect and address water leaks behind walls. It outlines six steps for detecting leaks, including visual inspection, checking adjacent areas, tactile examination, listening for water sounds, using a moisture meter, and calling a professional. Signs of a water leak, such as drips, increased water bills, discoloration, mold, and musty odors, are discussed. Additionally, the article answers frequently asked questions about leak detection and offers advice on what to do if a water leak is found behind a wall, including turning off the water supply, hiring professionals for repair and remediation, and addressing common causes of wall leaks during rainfall.


water damage, moisture meter, professional services, mold, musty odor, wall inspection, water bill increase, moisture detection, wall damage, exterior wall leaks, roof leaks, gutter issues, crack detection, preventive measures.

Source Citation: 
Rainbow Restoration
How To Find a Water Leak Inside a Wall [6 Quick Steps]
December 21, 2023
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