Leak detection is an interesting subject for plumbers and DIY enthusiasts.
On one hand, some leak detection methods are based purely on using your senses. There’s no reason why a DIYer couldn’t learn some of these tricks of leak detection.
On the other hand, there are cases where leak detection does need the tools and equipment that only a professional plumber has access to.
And in yet another hand, there’s a factor that we cannot ignore: a huge gap in experience between the DIYer and the professional plumber. Sometimes, using your senses or a professional piece of equipment is nothing compared to the intuition gained from experiencing plumbing problems for several years.
We’ll go over the specifics down below: