High water bills: A sudden or unexplained increase in your water bill may indicate a leak.
Wet or damp areas: If you notice any wet or damp areas in your home, such as a wet spot on the floor or a musty smell, it may be caused by a water leak.
Low water pressure: If you notice a decrease in water pressure in your home, it may be caused by a leak.
Running water sound: If you hear the sound of running water when all faucets are closed, it may indicate a leak.
Visible signs of water damage: Look for visible signs of water damage, such as discoloration, peeling paint, or mold growth.
Water meter test: You can perform a simple water meter test to detect a leak. Turn off all water-using appliances and fixtures, then check the water meter. If the meter reading changes, it may indicate a leak.
Hire a professional: If you suspect a leak but can’t find it, you should contact a plumber or a leak detection service to inspect your home and locate the leak.