A basic home inspection doesn't always fully cover the plumbing systems, which can lead to surprise issues after you move into your new house. You can check for some of the most common problems yourself, or you can bring in a plumber to perform a full inspection before you buy.
Tip #1: Check the Water Meter
The quickest way to locate a leak is to check the water meter. Make sure all taps, both inside and out, are turned off.