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Solutions For Low Water Pressure in the Home

If your frustrated by the lack of water pressure when taking a shower, filling a sink or performing other tasks, there are some things you can check.

  1. Check the water main main shut-off valve at the water meter. Sometimes when work is performed on the plumbing system the water is not fully turned back on.
  2. Check the faucets. – First, check an outside faucet. If the pressure is strong outside and low on inside faucets, it could be worn faucet washers.
  3. Check the water pressure regulator. The pressure regulator is designed to ensure that water pressure doesn’t damage plumbing systems in the home. The reading should be between 50 to 80 PSI.
  4. If all of the above do not lead to a solution, it could be the clogged pipes. Sediment or dirt can buildup over the years. Your plumber can inspect the pipes and determine if replacement is necessary.

Have questions about water pressure in your home? Call ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Electric. We can help.

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