Water Pressure Problems
Water pressure problems at home are the most common and most dreadful problems so far. Showers and the rest of the fixtures at home become less satisfying and doing the dishes become even more of a chore than ever because of these problems. Water problems become worse because there are people who do not have any idea how to fix them or even keep track of their plumbing issues. There are, however, many ways for you to be able to make your water transition from bad to super bad.
When it comes to water pressure in urban areas, this is what happens. Most of the people in these areas get their water from the municipal water company. Water pressure is very high in the main line which is underground. Due to extensive friction, water loses its pressure from the main line to your house. The smaller space, the more friction it can get. This is why when it comes off your faucet; the water pressure seems to be too slow.
In most cases, there are blockages which serve as the major problem and the major issue in terms of the water pressure problem. Chemical build-up caused by the small amounts of chemical deposits that water leave can be the cause of low water pressure. Only chemicals can be used to break down or flush out these deposits.
If the water pressure is consistently good then suddenly becomes poor, then the problem might be with the main line and not within your home.
With the water tank which is one of the aids in providing water for tank water users. The tank may be too small to provide enough water and cause the pressure to go high, the tank might be leaking, sediment in the lines, filters dirty in the pump, or issues with the pump. When this happens, all you can do is to have your tank examined by licensed and professional plumbers for leaks and other problems.