How to Unstick a Water Main Valve?

Answer 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?

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

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 »

How to Unstick a Tire Valve Cap?

Tire valves have caps to protect the internal part of the tire from pressure loss and moisture. The standard valve cap is a plastic unit that screws onto the threads of a valve stem. You have numer... Read More »

How to Unstick a Valve Lifter?

A sticky valve lifter is often first heard as a ticking noise in the upper part of the engine under the valve cover. Ticking valve lifters are usually caused by engine deposits. So to unstick a val... Read More »

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 »