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Learn About Types Of Water Valves and Their Uses

Learn About Types Of Water Valves and Their Uses

Valves have all sorts of applications, and are vital to a number of industries. But let's concentrate on water valves, and start with a brief overview and explanation of different types of water valves. In the simplest terms, a valve is a mechanical device designed to...

Work On A Wet Tap Requires Skill And Expertise

Work On A Wet Tap Requires Skill And Expertise

A wet tap refers to the actual connection on the main line that is used to connect to each water service line. Water service lines can also be referred to as feeder lines. Almost all water service line repairs and replacements involve working on the line itself, but...

No Water In House When Curb Valve Is Crushed

No Water In House When Curb Valve Is Crushed

Many things can happen to cause no water in a house. On a recent Friday afternoon an unusual occurrence caused a homeowner to lose water service to their house. A utility drilling company was doing work outside in the roadway. The truck with the drilling auger on it...

A Water Main Line Break Can Be Technically Challenging

A Water Main Line Break Can Be Technically Challenging

A recent water main line break in Queens proved to be most challenging. Most water main contractors can handle typical underground leaks. But when unique situation present themselves, that's when a highly experienced plumber can show off their skill and expertise....

Water Valve Replacement And Repair Guide

Water Valve Replacement And Repair Guide

When a water valve replacement is needed, some common rules apply to almost all jobs. Of course the first rule is to close the water supply first - you'd be surprised how many people forget to do that! But even closing the water supply has some guidelines. Always...

Water Valve Repair Needed In Midwood Section Of Brooklyn

Water Valve Repair Needed In Midwood Section Of Brooklyn

Water valve repair work is always best performed as planned work, not when an emergency occurs. That is why every property owner should tale a few minutes to locate their main control valve for their water supply. It is vitally important that the water valve is both...