In short, yes and at some point or another, there’s a good chance that you will have had to deal with hard water stains at one point or another. If you spot hard water stains anywhere if your home, then it might be time to call in a plumber who can help you keep your home safe…

Where to look for water stains?

If you haven’t already found hard water stains in your home, the most common areas where it can be found are places such as faucets, shower heads, in sinks, bathtubs, and appliances. It’s a good idea to take a look in areas where you know there are pipes in your home as well as the roof areas of rooms such as your kitchen and bathroom.

What water stains mean?

When it comes to ceiling stains, it can be quite easy to ascertain where the problem is coming from. If you can’t identify a possible water source above the ceiling stain, you may have a leaky pipe and would suggest that there is a problem along the system when the water is drawn and is moving. This is something that a plumber can help you with.


At the same time, leaking is not always the reason for all stains and there are times when a plumber is not the correct answer.


It’s important to gather as much information as possible for when you show a trades professional the problems you have and don’t forget about external factors that might be contributing to the issue.


For example, let’s say that there has been a whole week of rain all across the UK. A couple days later, you start to notice water stains. The issue here may not actually be that you need to change anything with your home, but rather an external, one off influence that is making the issue appear worse than it is.

The biggest mistake you can make…

Without a doubt, the worse mistake that you can make is to ignore a water stain. Dealing with a water stain as soon as you can from when it is found is highly recommended. The longer that the problem persists, the higher the chances that the issue may cause irreparable damage to your home.


While this might sound very fatal, it is a real concern so make sure that you do take action once you know what the issue is.


Need an emergency plumber in Warrington?

If you are having issues with water stains, get in touch with us here and we’ll be able to help you get the bottom of what needs to be done to keep your home dry! We are Gas Safe Registered and have experience in dealing with a wide range of plumbing issues.