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The leak detection and pipework repair specialists

Any sort of pipework problem or water leak needs urgent attention, so it’s reassuring to know that our experts are on-call 24/7, 365 days a year to deal with your plumbing emergency.

As pipes are located within walls, ceilings or under floorboards, our plumbers will advise you on the best way to minimise disruption to your home or business. We always carry essential equipment and spare parts so we can carry out emergency repairs quickly and efficiently, aiming to fix problems on a first-time basis.

If that’s not possible due to special parts being needed, we’ll isolate the problem and get the rest of your system back to normal while the spares are being sourced. No matter what type of pipes you have, we’ll solve the problem to prevent future leaks from happening.

If you spot a leak, don’t worry. Simply give us a call on 0808 250 9949 and we’ll get it sorted!

Leaks and pipework repairs, sorted

Wherever you are, our fully qualified, highly trained team are fully equipped to find leaks and deal with all sorts of pipework repairs.



Detecting hidden leaks

Repairing broken pipework

Underground leak detection

Repairing underground leaks

Replacing broken pipework

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Expert leak detection and pipe work repair

Our expert plumbers are on hand 24/7 to help with any water leak issue, whether it’s a small drip or a completely burst pipe, you can count on us to help. Our experienced plumbers can help with a range of pipe materials, whether you have copper or plastic pipes, compression or push fit, we have the skills to complete your water leak repair.

Sometimes a leaky or burst pipe isn’t always obvious, and before our plumber can complete the pipework leak repair they’ll need to locate the source of the leak. This is done by carrying out leak detection, using specialist equipment our plumbers can find the exact source of the leak and repair it to prevent any further damage to your property.

It’s important to find and fix leaks as soon as you notice them to prevent as much water damage to your property as possible. Sometimes a leak isn’t obvious, but there are a few tell tale signs that you have a water leak that you can look out for; lower water pressure from taps, toilets struggling to refill and damp patches on your walls are all key indictors that there’s a leak in your pipes.

If you think you have a leak, our plumbers are on hand 24/7/365 to help you. Don’t delay, get in touch with one of our experts on 0808 250 9949 today!

How it works

Our local, professional plumbers are highly trained, fully insured and DBS checked with an excellent first-time fix rate. So you can rely on them to sort your leak in no time.

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Why Metro Plumb?

We are a national plumbing company with over 40 depots across the UK and we’re dedicated to putting the needs of our local customers first. Your satisfaction is our number one priority, in fact, the majority of our work comes as referrals from happy customers, which is testament to our level of service.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is leak detection and repair?

Leak detection and repair is the process of finding leaks within your pipework and repairing them to ensure the pipe doesn’t burst and your not wasting water. For example, if you notice a damp patch or your water bills are higher than normal, but you can’t see the cause.

Metro Plumb are highly trained and use specialist equipment to identify where the leak is coming from and then repair it.

Do you offer leak repairs near me?

Yes, as the nation’s local plumber with over 40 plumbing centres across the UK, we’re never too far away. Our plumbers are ready to help you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so use our postcode search to book today.

How much does leak detection cost UK?

The cost of the leak detection and repair will depend on how complex the issue is. Typically, we charge on an hourly rate with no call-out fee. Before any work is undertaken we will discuss the costs with you and, once the leak has been detected, talk through all the options for repair with you.

Can a plumber detect a water leak?

Yes, at Metro Plumb our plumbers are highly trained and use specialist equipment to detect leaks. Whether it’s an external, internal or heating system leak, we can swiftly identify the source and provide options for a repair.

How do leak detection systems work?

Our leak detection methods use a mixture of visual inspection and audible sound to effectively identify the source of a leak. Some of the equipment we use make use of ultrasonic leak detectors and electronic leak detectors. This specialist equipment allows us to provide you with a swift, efficient and professional service to resolve any leaks within your property.

Can plumbers detect leaks behind walls?

If you spot mold or mildew on a wall or paint/wallpaper is starting to peel, it could be a sign of a leak behind the wall. At Metro Plumb, our plumbers can assist you in identifying the source of the leak and repair the problem to prevent further damage and costly repairs.

Need some help and advice?

Our teams are experts in all things plumbing & leaks – read some of their tips, guidance and advice on leak detection.