LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Let's face it, the only time many of us think about the plumbing in our homes is when something goes wrong.
The key is spotting that something early on.
A leak, if left untreated or undetected can lead to serious damage and costly repairs, so at first sign of any problems, it's imperative that you act fast.
Water can be a home's worst enemy. Angie Hicks from Angie's List says a typical drywall repair is around $400 and a mold remediation job can cost thousands of dollars.
Before you're forced to hire a certified plumber for a fix, inspect your house.
Other signs of water loss are dripping faucets inside and garden hoses outside; both could be costing you money with every drip.
One other bit of advice is to turn off your water main if you're leaving town for a period of time . . . it could save your home.
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