Does Your Home Have a Proper Water Pressure? 

Does Your Home Have a Proper Water Pressure? 

Will Boost-a-Main solve your poor water pressure problem?

Have you turned on a faucet recently and it seems as though the water is just trickling out of it? This problem frequently occurs for homeowners as their plumbing system ages. Usually, you can pinpoint the reason behind poor water flow with a few simple strategies. Here's what you need to know about water pressure in your home.

Inadequate Water Pressure 

Poor water pressure can slow down daily activities within the home. It may take longer for the dishwasher or washer to fill up or for you to run a bath. You may find that your toilets aren't flushing properly or your outside sprinklers aren't working. Taking a shower might not be as pleasurable as it once was.

Reasons behind Poor Water Pressure 

How well your water flows to each of your appliances and fixtures may not be a pressure issue. It can be due to any of the following causes: 
•    Poor plumbing design 
•    Build-up in the water pipes 
•    Dysfunctional faucets 
•    Inadequate water pressure 

Testing for Inadequate Water Pressure 

You can check for adequate water pressure by following these steps: 
•    Turn on the shower - Wait for the water to reach an appropriate temperature. 
•    Flush the toilet - If it flushes poorly, the water pressure may be insufficient or another problem may exist. 
•    Turn on the sink's faucet - See how well the water flows and check to see if the water flow in the shower lessens. 
If you notice a significant decrease in the water flow each time you turn another fixture on, you may have a pressure issue. However, if only one of your faucets or fixtures experiences an issue, you may simply need to replace it. 

If you've determined that your water pressure isn't performing as well as you would like, it's time to call a professional. The Boost-a-Main water pressure boosting system might be the best solution to your problem. Our specialists can assess your home water system to determine whether or not a water pressure boosting system can help. Contact us today for an expert advice.

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