Did you know that a 5mm hole in a water pipe, at 300 kPA pressure, can leak in excess of 9000 litres of water in 24 hour period? 

Water leaks can occur in many different places in a home and can cost hundreds of Rand’s every day. Visible leaks areas are usually minor problems that can easily be detected and taken care of however the leaks become a bigger problem when they are in a less or not visible place.

Contact 0860 Plumber Leak Detection


With our leak detection services combined with our plumbing repair service, 0860Plumber will certainly find a way to get in and identify the problem and fix it. By utilizing out leak detection service you are able to same thousands of rand’s in potential damages to your household property and labour in finding the leaks.

What should you do if you suspect you have a leak somewhere on your property?

Step 1:

  • Isolate all taps, mixers and any device that may use water on your property.

Step 2:

  • Find and check the water meter on your property.
  • If the meter is turning then there may be a leak on the property.
  • Depending on the size of the leak the meter and the calibration for the water meter, the water meter may not be turning (see step 5)

Step 3:

  • Check any and all toilets and taps on you property for leaks and if they are indeed leaking and repair them.

Step 4:

Step 5:

  • In some case the leak on the property is so small and depending on the calibration of the water meter, the water meter may not be turning.
  • In this case take note of the water meter reading.
  • Do not use any water for a period of 1 hour and after the hour retake the meter reading.
  • If there is a difference in the reading you may have a leak (see Step 3 to continue)