How to Fix Water Valves?

Answer Water valves---known as shutoff valves---are found in the water lines supplying many appliances in a home from sinks to toilets and even dishwashers. A home also has a main shutoff valve that is us... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Fix Water Valves

Water pressure shutting off valves?

A couple of questions:Do you have a back-flow preventer anywhere in the system? This could be a check-valve, back-flow device or similar? Do you have an expansion tank anywhere in the system? If yo... Read More »

Types of Water Shutoff Valves?

Thanks to water shutoff valves, you can make plumbing repairs without having to deal with flowing water. Some shutoff valves help to automate when and how water flows, while others rely on human po... Read More »

Do water heaters have built in check valves?

Check valves, also known as non-return valves, have to be installed in a water heater's pipeline system. Installing a check valve may help prevent flooding. There are several types of check valves ... Read More »

What Are Anti-Scald Valves on a Solar Water Heater?

Solar water heaters use solar energy to heat water. To ensure that the heated water enters the home at a safe temperature, anti-scald valves can be installed. Does this Spark an idea?