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Shut–Off Valve Services in St. Louis, MO
It can be a daunting thing to wake up one morning to find water flowing across your kitchen floor or otherwise pouring from an unexpected leak. It’s doubly important during the winter here in St. Louis, MO, when frozen pipes and burst pipes are a real danger to your home or business.
Emergency shut-off valves are a good way to prevent such problems from causing more damage than they should. They automatically respond to conditions such as pressure changes in your plumbing lines to seal the pipes shut and reduce the flow of water to nothing. They work especially well in vacation homes or places that aren’t occupied for extended periods of time. Call the friendly pros at Performance Plumbing for quality installation, replacement and repair of shut-off valves in your home or business throughout the St. Louis, MO area.
Types of Shut–Off Valve
Every home and business is different in St. Louis, MO, and therefore there are a variety of emergency shut–off valves available to install to meet your particular needs. This is one of the reasons why a trained plumber should perform the operation: their expertise can help you determine which valve works best for you. They can include the following:
- Pressure Reducing Valves. Pressure reducing valves or pressure regulating valves equalize the pressure in the pipes to prevent backflow and wasted water.
- Ball Valve Shut–Offs. Ball valves use a floating ball to seal the valve shut when the handle is turned.
- Saddle Valves. Saddle valves mount the line from both sides, and are often used in cold water supplies.
Proper Installation Means Having the Right Service on Your Side
Installing a main entry valve or similar valve in your system means understand exactly what the valve is expected to do and precisely what issues it’s intended to address. That can vary a great deal, which is why qualified plumbers will usually perform an inspection of your plumbing service in order to get a sense of exactly what is required.
Planning costs very little, and with proper preparation, you can get a new main entry valve or equivalent emergency shut–off valve set up the right way so that it can do its job without trouble for many years to come. Our trained team has the experience you need and is thoroughly background checked before being hired, as well as having access to the best equipment in the business. We’ll find the right set–up for you and install your valve with professionalism and pride.
Maintenance and Repairs are Available as Well
Emergency shut–off valves and similar pressure regulating valves are expected to perform as needed whenever a potential situation arises. Repairs, when necessary, need to move with lightning speed, and routine maintenance checks of your plumbing should include examination of any shut–off valves as well.
That way, you can be assured that your valves will do their job to halt leaks, prevent backflow and otherwise maintain your plumbing system in the manner you expect. Call our trained team today to discuss your options and set up a maintenance schedule that meets your needs!