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Xenia Water Bill Skyrockets After Water Damage

10/5/2020 (Permalink)

High Xenia Water bill caused from broken pipe High water bills can be caused from underground pipe leaks

A small leak in an underground pipe can cause residents to have an outrageously expensive payment for their Xenia water bill.

There are many reasons why a Xenia city water bill may be high. A reason that SERVPRO has seen a high Xenia water bill is due to an underground pipe burst. An underground pipe burst can go unnoticed for months especially when the home has a crawl space. 

Contact the professionals at SERVPRO ASAP if your home or business has water damage. Our teams are ready to tackle any size disaster.

Crawl Space Water Damage 

A crawl space is an area under a xenia home. They are typically 1 to 3 feet high located between the ground and the home's first floor. The disadvantage of a crawl space is that they can harbor moisture, especially when a pipe bursts. When water damage from a pipe burst goes unnoticed, you can expect there to be a mold issue as well. 

A leak or water usage change most often results in a high Xenia water bill payment. The most common causes of high Xenia water bills include the following.

Causes of High Xenia Water Bills

A high Xenia water bill payment is most often caused by a leak or a change in water usage. The most common causes of high Xenia water bills include:  

  • A leaking toilet
  • A toilet that continues to run after being flushed
  • A dripping faucet
  • Filling of a swimming pool
  • Watering the lawn
  • Automated irrigation systems
  • Water-cooled air conditioners
  • A broken water pipe 

As you can see, there are many causes for a high Xenia water bill. We have witnessed many local Xenia residents upset after water damage. They have all the reasons to be upset, too; they will have to pay for water damage restoration and the wasted water.

SERVPRO cares about the environment and is never happy to hear about wasted water from an underground pipe bursting.   

Paying A High Xenia Water Bill

A typical family household of four uses about 4000-5000 gallons of water a month. More water consumption occurs during the summer season due to pools, gardening, and watering of lawns.

When you receive a high Xenia water bill, you must pay it as soon as possible to avoid any late fees. You can pay a Xenia rural water bill pay online or mail a check to the water utility center.    

In Conclusion

If you are a resident of Xenia who keeps receiving an abnormal Xenia water bill, it is important to call SERVPRO of East Dayton/Beavercreek to inspect your home. One of our IICRC certified professionals will come out and check your crawl space and any other potential areas where water damage may be present. 

SERVPRO is an industry leader in the restoration niche but can provide construction services as well. When water damage occurs, the SERVPRO Ohio team will come out and mitigate the water damage and then rebuild your property “Like it never even happened.”  

Call us at (937) 228-3433.


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