How to stop small leaks from becoming big problems | 911 Service Today
Posted: January 28, 2015
Woman in red shirt crouches down under leaking kitchen sink with young daughter nearby helping

Home appliances are responsible for 30% of in-home floods

Water damage to your home can be costly and even harmful. The worst part is, you may not even realize there’s a problem because you can’t see anything. Unfortunately, by the time you see water and realize there’s a problem, the damage has been done.

We’ve seen water damage ruin floors, cause walls to rot, and lead to mold, all before the homeowner even realizes there’s a leak. This can happen when a dishwasher, washing machine, refrigerator or other appliance springs a leak that you can’t see. The water can cause extensive damage to your floors, walls and furniture.

But what if you don’t even know there’s a problem?

We have the answer: install a leak detector. Here at 911 Service Today, we install one on every water-supplied appliance we service in the greater Charleston area. The leak detector sits by your appliances and alerts you when it detects water that shouldn’t be there (aka, a leak).

Avoid extensive (& expensive) water damage

Sometimes, what starts out as a small leak can turn into a big flood. A full 30% of in-home floods are caused by appliances, according to a study by Roto-Rooter.

Repairs from water damage can be costly and easily run into the thousands of dollars due to

  • Hardwood floor damage
  • Carpet damage
  • Wall damage
  • Destroyed furniture
  • Leaks through the floor/ceiling below
  • Mold growth
  • And more

It’s crucial to stop leaks before they grow into a big problem. Fortunately, we have the solution!

911 Service Today has the solution

Here at 911 Service Today Appliance Repair, we install a leak detector in every dishwasher, washing machine, ice machine and refrigerator we diagnose or service. Our customers love the fact that we think ahead and provide not just service, but reliable solutions. We are the only appliance repair service in Charleston that offers this solution to every homeowner, tenant and property manager we provide service for. We install thousands every year.

three leak detector devices sit on the floor near some water

Leak detectors like these can prevent leaks from becoming damaging floods in your home

The leak detectors we install are a simple and effective way to lower the chances of suffering appliance-related flood and water damage. One of our technicians places the small device on or by your washing machine, dishwasher, refrigerator and any other water-supplied appliance. The battery-operated device doesn’t need any programming or maintenance. It couldn’t be easier to use. You won’t even know it’s there unless you need it.

If it goes off, call us morning, noon, or middle of the night. We will be there fast! We will retrieve the leak detector, check for the cause of the leak and make the necessary repairs to ensure you’re not left with a mess on your hands a huge bill to pay.

Call 911 Service Today

Call us today for appliance inspection or repair, or to have a leak detector installed. We serve the greater Charleston area and including James Island, Johns Island, West Ashley, Mt. Pleasant, North Charleston, Berkeley County and Dorchester County. Call us at 843-751-4600 for prompt and affordable service.

911 Service Today, 778 Folly Rd Unit D, Charleston, SC 29412, United States - Phone: (843) 789-4824

We are available 24/7 but after normal hours we operate in Emergency Mode.