Locate Your Main Water Shut Off Valve

As homeowners, knowing the location of your main water shut off valve is of the utmost importance. Busted ruptured pipes, leaking water heaters, and dripping hoses are all issues that can cause problems in your home. Shutting off your main water shut off valve as soon as one of these issues arise can lessen the water damage to your home and save you a considerable amount of money.

We suggest you show and teach each member of your household that can reach and turn the main water shut off valve, how to turn it off in an emergency.

You can locate your main water shut off valve by looking for a valve that is facing your street. If you have a basement, your main water shut off valve will most likely be in a corner facing the street. Do you have a crawl space? Your main water shut off valve may be in the crawl space or the room with the furnace and water heater. Is your house on a slab? The main water shut off valve will most likely be in your utility room with your furnace and water heater. 

Click on the video to watch Master Plumber Doug teach you how to locate your main water shut off valve in your home.

If you need help locating your main water shut off valve give our team of professionals a call. We would be more than happy to help walk you through the process of locating your main water shut off valve.

Our Emergency Plumbing Service team is trained to identify problem areas and stop issues before they start. Give us a call at 740-548-5453 and schedule an appointment or Contact us using the request a quote form on our home page at www.emergencyplumbingservice.com.  We look forward to working with you to take care of all your plumbing needs.