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How Do You Find Your Main Water Valve?

Posted on November 10th, 2016

Your main water shut off valve is the most important valve in your home. In the event of a plumbing emergency, knowing where this valve is located can help prevent flooding and water damage. Do you know where your main water valve is in your home?

In most cases, the main water valve is located outside of your home, attached to an exterior wall or an underground box.

Below, Mike Roberts will show you how to locate your main water valve shutoff valve.

It is important for every homeowner to know where to find their main water shutoff valve is located. If you have a plumbing leak in your home, this is crucial during a plumbing emergency and it can help prevent secondary damages.

plumber ahwatukee | Plumbing MedicHow do you turn it off?

Just give the valve a quarter of a turn! If you have a circular handle, turn the handle in a clockwise motion until it is turned off. In order to turn it back on, turn the valve a quarter of a turn back or for circular handles, turn it in a counterclockwise motion.

If you run into any problems with your home plumbing, don’t hesitate to turn off your main water valve and give us a call! Visit our website for more information or give us a call to speak with us directly.

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Central Valley – (602) 540-8511

West Valley – (623) 640-1019