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What to Do When You Can’t Turn the Water Off

  Problem Solver When you can’t turn the water off… If you can’t turn the water off — either because of a faulty stopcock; or because there isn’t one — use a pipe freezer to stem the flow temporarily. Professional … Continue reading

24. May 2011 by admin
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Solving Problems with Shutting Off Water Supply

Problem Solver When it won’t budge When the valves responsible for shutting off the water supply haven’t been used for a while they have a nasty habit of refusing to move (gate valves, which work slightly differently, are more reliable). … Continue reading

24. May 2011 by admin
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