How do i turn off a home's main water valve?

Answer Locate the Water MeterSearch around the perimeter of your home and the perimeter of your yard to locate your home's water meter. A main water valve accompanies every water meter--find the water met... Read More »

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How to Unstick a Water Main Valve?

You want to add a new faucet, but you can't get the water main unstuck so you can shut off the water - what do you do?

What causes the cold water pipes in your house to make a constant banging sound it seems to be coming from the main water valve in the front of the house?

Most of the time its caused by lose pipe supports and no expansion tank or air chamber. Most fast closing solenoid valves will be the start of the problem. Copper pipes are usually the loudest and ... Read More »

How to Protect Your Home from Broken Pipes With an Electronic Water Main Valve?

There is a lot of information on how to repair or replace broken pipes, but when a water pipe breaks or a washing machine hook-up comes loose, your house floods and there is a whole lot of damage. ... Read More »

How to Turn Off a Water Valve?

For a plumbing emergency or even for just a minor repair, it's necessary to turn off the water supply before attempting to do the job. You can always shut off the water supply to your entire home, ... Read More »