So you turn on the shower and only a sad, little stream of water drizzles out of the shower head. Looks like it is going to take a lot of time and effort to wash your hair again. You can’t remember the last time you had a decent shower…
If you have low water pressure in your home, don’t suffer through another disappointing shower which leaves you more aggravated than relaxed!
Zeek Plumbing knows how to solve your pressure problem. We can quickly identify the cause and implement the best solution.
Low water pressure may be due to a number of things, including:
Mineral deposit build-up – Over time, pipes may accumulate mineral deposit build-up. This is a common problem with faucets and shower heads which results in lower pressure. Try cleaning the shower head nozzle to see if this resolves the issue.
Debris in the water – If your home has old, iron pipes that rust, the rust may break loose, causing a clog or restriction in the pipes. Also, depending on the season, there may be a certain amount of algae in the water that could accumulate to problematic amounts. Another possible hindrance to your water pressure could be due to the plastic pipe inside the water heater. Sometimes this pipe disintegrates and the pieces of plastic plug fixtures.
Water Leaks – Check your pipes for damage or leaks. Leaks may cause low water pressure since not all of the water is flowing to your faucet. Water is being lost as it is leaking through the broken pipe. A good way to determine if you have a leak is to shut off the water valve in your home and record the meter reading showing on the water meter. After two hours read the water meter again. If the meter reading is greater than the initial reading, you have a leak.
Pressure Reducing Valves – A Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV) is a water device shaped like a bell and is often found after the water meter and before the water heater. It is possible that your PRV setting is too low.
If none of the above are the reason for your low water pressure, you may need to consider a booster pump, or constant pressure system. These types of pumps boost water pressure and maintain a steady pressure even when there is a high demand. Consult with the plumbers at Zeek Plumbing today to determine how to best remedy a most annoying household problems.
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We are sooo happy with our experiences with Zeek! We had them out twice - they did a bunch of repairs for us and then when it turned out the problem was deeper than we thought they came back and stuck with it until they figured it out. They were professional, neat, safe and thorough. Huge thanks to Rich for coming out to diagnose the problem and the whole team for hanging in until it was fixed!
Responded quickly, Bill did a great job, no mess. Would definitely recommend...
We woke up to see a leak coming through our kitchen ceiling, and we feared the worst. Tim and RJ were great. They diagnosed and solved the issue quickly and gave me a very fair price. Very considerate and professional. Highly recommended these guys.
Good services, fast response and Steve very helpful.Bill came to my house and fix the boiler.Reasonable price.Will call them again..
My family and I cannot thank Zeek Plumbing enough! We had a horrible experience with Best Buy trying to get our new washer/dryer installed when we moved into our new house. The team Best Buy hired was a no call/no show twice! Then they said they didn't have the parts they needed, so we ended up canceling their service. We finally came across Zeek and Bill was able to come out the next morning. He was very nice and professional and clearly an expert in his field. The job was done perfectly within a few hours and now our new home is up and running like a well oiled machine. We will definitely be calling Zeek back for anything needed in the future. Thank you!
ZEEK plumbing came through when our Water Heater failed. Called other plumbers but ZEEK was the only one to offer and on the spot estimate and immediate response to replace our water heater.I have used ZEEK before and once again a most professional crew arrived and completed the installation in a timely proficient manner. I would highly recommend ZEEK to anyone's plumbing needs. They truly focus on customer care which is evident in the services performed, THANK YOU ZEEK!
It was a pleasure dealing with Tim from Zeek Plumbing and Mechanical. He and his partner did an amazing job. He is an excellent professional. I will definitely recommend him.
Recently upgraded to a natural gas grill and was looking for help to connect the line. Bill came by - very courteous and professional. Quick appointment. Reasonable pricing. Would recommend.
We have used Zeek multiple times and it's always been a great experience. They are informative, prompt, and easy to work with. Will definitely be using them again in the future.
I had a leak from my upstairs bathroom which was coming from an old 3” copper drain pipe connected to the toilet. Tim from Zeek Plumbing replaced the 3’ section of drain pipe with plastic and braced the new pipe to make sure it remained sloped in the right direction. Tim also reinforced the flooring under the toilet which had weakened over the years, and now the support is very strong. Tim was very professional and most importantly wanted to make sure the job was done right!
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