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3 Easy Ways to Improve the Water Pressure in Your Shower

3 Easy Ways to Improve the Water Pressure in Your Shower

Picture this: After an exhausting day at work or a day of fun in Myrtle Beach, you may go home wanting only to relax and unwind in a nice, hot shower. But to your disappointment, you are greeted with an inadequate trickle or a mediocre drizzle that simply falls short. Just about everyone can relate to this familiar scenario because we’ve all fallen prey to unsatisfying and discouraging water pressure at some point in our lives. Even though lousy water pressure can be frustrating, don’t lose your hope yet. There are some remedies to help correct your low water pressure. Here are three quick and easy fixes for your water pressure problems, straight from the experts at Dependable Service Plumbing:

  • Check for clogs within the circulation: If you have pipes of galvanized steels, then you might want to have them checked out by an experienced plumber. Sometimes, the pipes can corrode inside and reduce the diameter of the pipe, unfortunately resulting in low water pressure. If possible, you may want to replace the galvanized pipes with plastic ones.
  • Purchase a water pressure booster pump:  If you’re looking for quick and more reasonably priced fix, purchasing a water pressure booster pump may be the answer for you. It will effectively increase the overall water pressure within your house at an affordable price.
  • Unscrew the shower head: Sometimes there might be an even simpler solution. Try unscrewing the shower head and throwing out the restrictor. Often, restrictors can reduce the water flow by blocking the hole.

If you are facing water pressure problems and are unsure or undecided on what to do, contact the experts at Dependable Service Plumbing.

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“Senior technician, Joe Anderson, made plumbing repairs to an upstairs bathtub to seal leaks from flooding through kitchen ceiling downstairs. This has been an ongoing serious daily problem in this apartment since April 2015. Mr. Anderson was the first person to have a camera system with him to assess areas where water was accessing kitchen ceiling. He explained in detail what he did and what he found wrong. Water had been flowing from next door apartment whenever they used their shower for over a year now. Mr. Anderson stated he needed to get permission from apartment management office in order to proceed to correct issues in next door apartment. Management has not allowed that access yet. He also noted that a single shower curtain in the apartment next door was on the outside of that tub and felt that could be creating some of the flooding issues. Thank you Mr. Anderson for being my angel and making these repairs.” –- Lyda G.