My House Main Water Valve Won’t Turn Off.

main shut off valve

My house main water valve won’t turn off and I have a flood.  Many a plumber has heard that before.  Wimpy’s Plumbing & Air makes sure that  all of our customers know where to find their house main water valve to their home and that the house main water valve works properly.

Exercising the main house water valve from time to time is a great way to not only make sure that it is working, but to ingrain into the brain where it is located.

During an emergency, such as a flood, is no time to try to explain to your spouse or your children where to find the house main water valve.  This should be a game plan, like having  a fire drill.  A few minutes taken to show everyone in the house where the house main water valve is located, and show them how it works, could be priceless in an emergency.

If you are on a municipal water supply and have a flood, but can’t turn off your water, the municipality will send an emergency crew out to turn off your water.  But by the time they get the call and respond, you could end up with quite a bit of water damage.

A lot of homes today, don’t have a quality brass valve for the house main water valve.  Some of the house main water valves plumbers will put in are of not the best quality.  So over the course of a few years, the house main water valve that isn’t exercised, will freeze up or corrode up and not work when you need it the most.

Water, when and where you want it, is a wonderful thing.  Water that is flooding your home and your house main water valve that is not working is a disastrous thing.

If you are unable to locate your house main water valve or it doesn’t work, a dependable plumber in Sarasota is available 24/7 to assist you in all of your plumbing needs.  Call 941-322-1911 today!


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