Questions tagged [shutoff]

A shutoff is a valve used to turn plumbing on or off at the place you use it (like a sink). Use with the [plumbing] tag

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Sink Angle Valve: Fully Open or closed Tiny Bit

I have a bathroom sink with angled faucet shutoff valves (they are around quarter turns). I closed them for repairs yesterday. After repairs, (1) should I leave the valves Fully Open, (2) or "Open ...
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Gas Water Heater and Water Shut Off

My house and my neighbors' houses are going to have our water shut off from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm this week by our Water and Wastewater District. I called the manufacturer of the water heater and also ...
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Can this valve be removed?

Where would wrenches go? Does it need to be cut?
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No Water from Reverse Osmosis water system

I recently replaced my filters and membrane in my Reverse Osmosis water system and now there is no water coming out of the filtration system to the tank. The tank is at the correct pressure, and is ...
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Remote main water shut off & drain valves in crawl space winterizing

Want to be able to shut off main water line in crawl space off via a switch inside and also want to install another valve right above to drain the lines for winter protection while gone and possibly ...
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Cut pipe or remove ferrule using tool when replacing compression valve?

I have been changing the valves under my sink and I was wondering what is the best course of action? I've attempted to remove the ferrule on two of the pipes and it wouldn't come off. (I had no tool ...
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Weird pipe shut off issue

This is a really weird issue and I am wondering if this is normal or if something is messed up with my plumbing. Anyways, twice now I have had to shut off the hot and cold water in different areas ...
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How to close this shut off valve for exterior faucet in the finished basement (1952)

We bought this old house (1952) and have a finished basement. Both front and rear outdoor faucets have this shutoff, which we do not know how to operate. What kind of part be needed for shutting off ...
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Is access pipe leading to water main stop valve at curb physically attached to water main?

I'm in Philadelphia, PA. I'm unable to get a key around the stop valve, because it's at an angle. It's several feet down, and I'd like to know if I can dig out and re-position the access pipe to ...
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alternative to replacing my gas shut off valve

I am installing a new gas range and the home depot person that came to install told me that I would need to replace the gas shut off valve behind the range before they install. They need a standard 1/...