Everyone mainly agrees that it is quite annoying when your water pressure is not flowing to its full degree. This may occur and be most noticeably in the shower. It may occur in sinks or toilets. It may happen for a long time before your notice if it only occurs in one area of the house. It is identified easier if it happens throughout the house. The pressure level could be a sign that you have a plumbing issue in your home. The scope of the problem is why you need a plumbing professional. This could be a small issue or a sign of something larger. Ask members of your family if they notice the same thing and in what areas of your home so that you can present the problem clearly to your plumbing professional.
First place to check is your individual fixtures, especially if the problem is localized and not systemic throughout your home. The fixture could be clogged and dirty. Perhaps a good clean is what is needed. Perhaps it needs to be changed. If you are unfamiliar with how to change a fixture, contact a experienced plumbing professional. You will need to make sure the the water valve is turned to the off position before doing this work. If this is the problem, you will immediately notice the water flow return to its full force and pressure. It will fill a tub at a normal rate or spray in the shower without trickling.
The valve that is located on the outside of your home that is used when you need to make sure no water is flowing in your pipes needs to be check. If this switch is not completely open to on position, then the water will not flow fully.
This device controls by using a sensor and a gauge to detect how much water enters in relation to how much is released. If the device is not properly working, then it needs to be replaced. Your service professional will know the exact model that is needed for you system. Five Star plumbing can assist with all your plumbing and water pressure questions.
If you know that your plumbing system is older and may be in disrepair. Perhaps the issue is the pipes are starting to decompose due to oxidation. This corrosion can cause other systems to fail in your home. It is a costly fix, but necessary for your plumbing to work and your health. Contact Five Star Plumbing for your all your plumbing service needs.