Shutoff Valves - Replace Them!

Old shutoff valves

If it's been many years since you've remodeled, you might not even be aware of the numerous shutoff valves that control water flow to the various fixtures in your home. Theoretically, every sink, toilet, or hose faucet should have a shut off valve near by - this is so that you can stop the flow of water to these fixtures in the event that you need to service or replace them, or in the case of hose bibs, shut the flow off and drain the pipe for the winter.

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