Want a Free Estimate? Call Now! 732-455-9110
Call Us Today! 732-455-9110
COVID Safety Policy
  • We Accept All Major Credit Cards
Want a Free Estimate? Call Now! 732-455-9110
Call Us Today! 732-455-9110
Menu
Act Now & Save Up to $3,500 in Rebates!

Why Do I Have Low Water Pressure?

Low water pressure turns ordinary daily activities such as showering and washing the dishes into frustrating, time-consuming tasks. Before you can hope to find a solution, you need to pinpoint the cause.

Here are five possible reasons why your faucets have slowed to a trickle:

 

  • Partially closed valves: Hopefully, fixing your low water pressure problem is as simple as adjusting a few valves. A partially closed water meter valve (located underground near the street), main water shutoff valve (located somewhere inside your home), or other water supply valves (installed behind toilets and under sinks) could be restricting water flow. Make sure these are turned counterclockwise as far as they will go. You may also need to have your water-pressure regulator adjusted by a plumber.

 

  • Debris and mineral buildup: Sand, dirt, and other debris can make their way into your pipes if a water main becomes fractured. Even with undamaged plumbing, water can leave behind mineral deposits that restrict the flow through pipes, faucets, and showerheads. A seemingly small amount of sediment is often enough to noticeably decrease your water pressure. Try cleaning faucet and showerhead aerators to remove mineral buildup and improve water flow.

 

  • Plumbing leak: A serious plumbing leak can divert water away from the faucet and result in low water pressure. Depending on where the leak is located, it could also cause water damage to your home or landscape. Fix the leak to prevent damage and hopefully restore good water pressure.

 

  • Pipe corrosion: Today’s modern steel and galvanized water pipes are only intended to last 20 years. After this, the pipes start to naturally corrode from the inside out, blocking the flow of water as a result. Unfortunately, there’s not much you can do to solve this problem aside from replacing your pipes.

 

  • Municipal water supply problem: Sometimes the problem is more widespread and affects your home along with several of your neighbors all at once. As with the pipes in your home, low water pressure originating at the municipal water supply could be caused by debris buildup, corrosion, or plumbing leaks. Fortunately, when the problem lies with your water supplier, you’re not responsible for footing the repair bill.

If you need help identifying and solving your low water pressure problem, contact Arctic Air Conditioning. Schedule an appointment for water pressure repair today and get back to living life comfortably and conveniently.

Testimonials
5 Rating |

”An excellent family owned and operated business local to Old Bridge residents. Mike B. from Sales is very honest and only sells you what you need. Howard and Ross, the…”

- Armin K.
5 Rating |

”Installed my Steam Humidifier and electrical to connect to it.”

- Anthony Pekala
5 Rating |

”Thank you for your immediate response to my heating problem. Your technician was thorough and very knowledgeable.”

- Trish La
5 Rating |

”What a great experience! All three guys were professional and knowledgeable. Yesterday I found a new plumber!”

- Generic Customer
5 Rating |

”By far the most respectful and trustworthy and pleasant experience I have ever had that I can recall with an HVAC personnel”

- Janet
5 Rating |

”We have been a client of Arctic Air for many years. They have installed new heating and air conditioner units as well as a new humidifier for us. They are…”

- Rita Saunders
5 Rating |

”The tech was on time, professional and shared multiple options for solve repair. Mike M. and Artic I would recommend and use again.”

- Sherman Lyerly
5 Rating |

”Great fast response. Set up this appointment through Home Depot.”

- Robin Fleming
5 Rating |

”Customer service is always on point. If we need anything they are quick to respond back to us and send someone out to assess the situation. They cover their shoes…”

- Christina Goodspeed
5 Rating |

”Nick was really great and provided top notch service. Would recommend him and Arctic Air to anyone needing assistance.”

- Kostas Skordalos
5 Rating |

”We highly recommend Artic air conditioning, today was very cold and furnace wouldn't stay on. Arrived as promise, Tech David I. was very professional and fix the issue, price was…”

- Rox BO
5 Rating |

”Someone recommended Arctic to me so I made an appointment for service on my furnace and humidifier and Alfredo their technician was very professional as well as very thorough. I…”

- Florence Anne Barry
5 Rating |

”They are competent, professional and personable. When they finish the job is done. I will use them anytime the need arises.”

- Dan Maida
5 Rating |

”Our new tankless hot water system was not resulting in water that was hot enough. Sal showed me that the system was generating hot enough water, it just wasn't making…”

- Jeffrey Malkin
5 Rating |

”Professional, respectful and straightforward with pricing and services.”

- BECKY SPEEDY
Why Us?
Benefits of Choosing Us:
  • Family Owned since 1977
  • Emergency Service
  • Trusted for 40+ Years
  • Fast, Reliable Service
  • Safe, Licensed & Insured
  • Award-Winning Service
  • Friendly & Clean
  • No Job Too Big or Small
  • Professional Care
  • Certified Employees
  • Family Focused
  • Guaranteed Service