My inside water pressure is very low. My outside pressure is good. I did disconnect an old water softener and just connected the input and output pipes from the softener together. I would like to fix the problem myself without calling a plumber...Any ideas???

  • What is the difference in pressure from outside to inside? Do you have a water regulator installed inside the house? – SteveR Feb 24 '12 at 23:47
  • Was the inside pressure ever good? Did it become bad right after you removed the WS? – dbracey Feb 25 '12 at 2:34
  • This Answer might help. – Tester101 Feb 25 '12 at 15:45
  • Doesn't seem like a duplicate of that question to me... Not exactly... My first question is, are you on a "city water supply" or do you run a private well & pump? – ShoeMaker May 1 '12 at 23:39

If you removed an old water softener it is likely you knocked loose some crud in the lines that has now moved through the pipes to your faucet. Take off the screen at the faucet tap and clean it out. It might not be the source of your problem but it's an easy item to check before calling a plumber.

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