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Water Pressure Problems and How to Solve Them

Low water pressure problems are an ongoing annoyance. Showerheads and faucets don’t perform properly when pressure is below specifications. Toilet tanks take forever to refill; washing machine fill cycles are very slow. Because pressure through the water heater tank is reduced, the waiting time for hot water to reach a faucet or other fixture is also extended. “Normal” water pressure in a residence varies according to the municipal water supply and the size of the house. However, it’s generally agreed…

Avoid Water Damage From Air Conditioning Leaks

Your air conditioning system naturally creates water as a byproduct of cooling your home. The water forms on the evaporator coil and drips into the drain pan, where the drainpipe siphons it off into your home’s plumbing system, or it runs outside and drains into your yard. When something goes wrong, the condensation can drain into your home, where it’s capable of creating significant water damage. …