Pressure Reducing Valves
There are times that we all like great water pressure, like in the shower or on that outside faucet. But high water pressure can actully damage your plumbing system.
The Plumbing Code states that the water pressure in your home should be 80psi or less. Plumbing professionals recommend that your water pressure be between 50 - 80 psi. If your water pressure is to high it can cause your faucets to drip, toilets to leak, washing machine hoses to burst, water heater to fail prematurely and sometimes it can even void warranty of your plumbing fixtures including your water heater.
How do you know if your Pressure Reducing Valve is not working properly? Often the signs of a faulty Reducing Valve is noisy pipes, rattling pipes, a whining noise or excessive water pressure and the biggest tell is when a faucet is turned on water will seem to jump out at you and die to a slow stream.
We at Skyline are convinced that high water pressure is the number one enemy of your home's plumbing system.
If you you think that your Pressure Reducing Valve is bad, don't wait any longer, Call Skyline NOW at 770-439-3407 to get this problem fixed before it causes major problems to your plumbing system.