It can be frustrating when you are in the shower and don’t even have enough water pressure to effectively wash the shampoo out of your hair. Having decent good water pressure in your bathroom is important. When you aren’t getting the water pressure you need, it’s time to get to the bottom of the problem. There are several things that can cause low water pressure in your shower. Randall’s Plumbing is here to share some of the most common reasons you may be experiencing low water pressure every time you take a shower.
How Do You Troubleshoot a Control Valve?
Hopefully, the reason you are experiencing low water pressure in your shower has to do with the control valve. If you have a control valve that is partially closed, it can create this problem for you. You will need to check the main shut-off valve to your home that is typically located near the water meter. Sometimes this valve can get bumped that often leaves it partially closed and has an impact on the water pressure in your home. Make sure it is completely opened and then check your water pressure again.
How Do I Know if My Pressure Regulator is Bad?
As your plumbing system gets older, it is normal for parts to start to wear out and need to be replaced. The pressure regulator is one of those parts. It is there to make sure your water pressure stays between 45-60 psi. It doesn’t take long for a plumber to decipher whether or not that is the problem you’re dealing with.
Is a Leaking Pipe an Emergency?
Leaking pipes cause significant problems for any household. Not only do they often leave you with water damage that is pricey to repair, but a leaking pipe can also impact your water pressure as well. Because pipes are usually behind walls, you probably won’t notice that it is leaking right away. If you suspect there is a leak in your pipes somewhere, don’t hesitate to call on a professional plumber right away to help you figure out where.
How Do You Know if Your Shower Head is Clogged?
It isn’t uncommon for a showerhead to accumulate mineral deposits that inhibit the water from flowing freely from it. If your showerhead is old, you can look at it and often see that there are deposits that are building up on the showerhead. You can use many different cleaners that will help you remove these deposits and get your water flowing again.
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If you are having water pressure issues, it isn’t something you want to ignore. You need to call on the professionals at Randall’s Plumbing to help you get to the bottom of the issue right away. We have the experience and the know how to diagnose any plumbing issue you may be having. With our focus on customer service, you won’t regret choosing Randall’s Plumbing for all of your plumbing needs. Call us today!