Low water pressure is one of the most annoying things that can occur in your home. There is nothing more frustrating than standing under a dribbling shower head or waiting an hour for the bath to fill up.
However, you don’t have to put up with this problem as in the majority of cases it can be improved or completely resolved in a few simple steps. This may involve calling out the plumber, but it also may be something that you can fix yourself.
Here are the steps you should take if you want to increase your water pressure:
Step 1 – It may sound silly, but the first thing you should do if you have low water pressure is check that the valve connecting your home to the mains water supply is fully switched on. Often if work has been carried out in the home which involved turning off the mains water supply it can fail to be turned back on fully when the work is over, so make sure this isn’t the problem you are having. [Read more…]