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Pressure-Reducing Valve Installation & Repair in Baltimore, MD

Low water pressure is certainly a concern, but did you know high water pressure can be a problem, too? At United Air Temp, we provide pressure-reducing valve services to regulate your home’s water pressure.

Our skilled plumbers complete ongoing training to ensure we can meet all your plumbing service needs. If you have high water pressure, we provide expert pressure-reducing valve installation and repair to ensure the seamless functionality and longevity of your home’s plumbing pipes.

Call UAT at (410) 413-3549 today to request pressure-reducing valve services in the Baltimore area.

What Is a Pressure-Reducing Valve?

Water pressure is measured in psi or pounds per square inch. If your home’s water pressure is at 70 to 80 psi, it can damage your water supply pipes, fixtures, and plumbing appliances.

A pressure-reducing valve is the solution to high water pressure, regulating the force of water flowing through your pipes to a safe and manageable level.

A pressure-reducing valve is installed near your water shut-off valve to regulate your water supply before it’s dispersed through your pipes.

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Signs You Have High Water Pressure

High water pressure can seem like a blessing for efficient water flow, but it can also cause significant damage to your system.

Recognizing the signs that your water pressure is too high can help preserve the integrity of your plumbing system and reduce the risk of damage. Be on the lookout for:

  • Water hammer or banging pipes
  • Leaky faucets
  • Leaky pipes
  • Burst pipes
  • High water bills
  • Damaged plumbing appliances
  • Constantly running toilets

Your plumber can measure your water pressure and determine if a pressure-reducing valve is necessary for your home.

Does your Baltimore home have high water pressure? Call UAT at (410) 413-3549 to request pressure-reducing valve installation.

Pressure-Reducing Valve Installation & Replacement

Professional installation and replacement are vital to ensure your pressure-reducing valve operates as it should. Here’s how we’ll carry out the installation process:

  • Connect the pressure gauge to each side of the pressure-reducing valve.
  • Mark and cut the water pipe.
  • Turn off the water shut-off valve.
  • Open faucets to drain any remaining water.
  • Use a tubing cutter to remove a section of the pipe.
  • Remove pressure gauges and rubber O-rings from the valve assembly.
  • Apply flux to valve and pipe ends.
  • Solder the valve assembly to the copper pipe.
  • Wait for it to cool.
  • Reinstall gauges and O-rings.
  • Turn the water on and check the pressure gauge.
  • Adjust the valve screw if the pressure is too high or low.

UAT is your plumbing partner! Call (410) 413-3549 today to schedule pressure-reducing valve installation and replacement.

Pressure-Reducing Valve Repair for Baltimore Homes

The expert plumbers at United Air Temp always deliver efficient repairs you can trust. Over time, critical parts of your pressure-reducing valve can become susceptible to rust and corrosion. When this happens, it’s essential to address the issue promptly to prevent potential leaks or system malfunctions.

Interior components that may need replacement include the following:

  • Strainer screen and cap gasket
  • Plunger seal ring and washer
  • Spring and spring disc
  • Diaphragm and diaphragm disc
  • Plunger
  • Friction ring
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Why Choose United Air Temp?

At United Air Temp, we deliver precision plumbing solutions you can depend on. With over 90 years of service experience, we ensure your home repairs and replacements are completed to the highest industry standards.

Whether you’re seeking minor repairs or a complete replacement, we prioritize durability, efficiency, and customer satisfaction.

Turn to UAT to request pressure-reducing valve services. Call (410) 413-3549 now!

Frequently Asked Questions

You’ll need a pressure gauge. Start by screwing the pressure gauge onto the faucet or hose bib. Then, turn on the tap. The pressure gauge will measure your water’s psi.

The ideal water pressure for a plumbing system is between 50 and 60 psi to reduce the risk of damage to your plumbing pipes.

High water pressure is often the source of leaks and damage to plumbing systems. Installing a pressure-reducing valve allows you to control your water supply but still have great water pressure for baths, showers, and other uses.

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Their service tech was knowledgeable, polite, and professional. The service call and pricing is always reasonable and explained in detail. We have used their services for 3 years now.

John A

United Air Temp was tasked to repair a leak in a bathroom that turned into a more complex issue. He had to repair a loose water line. I am grateful for his expertise and skills to handle this unexpected issue.

Delores H

United Air Temp has been serving my heating and cooling system for years now. They are professional, thorough, and informative. The technicians inform you when they will arrive and are nice.

Kim D

We've used United Air Temp for years. Honestly, they have not disappointed. Today, we had an issue and placed a call for an appointment. They got someone out the same day.

Bradley Z

Their service tech was knowledgeable, polite, and professional. The service call and pricing is always reasonable and explained in detail. We have used their services for 3 years now.

John A

United Air Temp was tasked to repair a leak in a bathroom that turned into a more complex issue. He had to repair a loose water line. I am grateful for his expertise and skills to handle this unexpected issue.

Delores H

United Air Temp has been serving my heating and cooling system for years now. They are professional, thorough, and informative. The technicians inform you when they will arrive and are nice.

Kim D

We've used United Air Temp for years. Honestly, they have not disappointed. Today, we had an issue and placed a call for an appointment. They got someone out the same day.

Bradley Z

Their service tech was knowledgeable, polite, and professional. The service call and pricing is always reasonable and explained in detail. We have used their services for 3 years now.

John A

United Air Temp was tasked to repair a leak in a bathroom that turned into a more complex issue. He had to repair a loose water line. I am grateful for his expertise and skills to handle this unexpected issue.

Delores H

United Air Temp has been serving my heating and cooling system for years now. They are professional, thorough, and informative. The technicians inform you when they will arrive and are nice.

Kim D

We've used United Air Temp for years. Honestly, they have not disappointed. Today, we had an issue and placed a call for an appointment. They got someone out the same day.

Bradley Z

Their service tech was knowledgeable, polite, and professional. The service call and pricing is always reasonable and explained in detail. We have used their services for 3 years now.

John A

United Air Temp was tasked to repair a leak in a bathroom that turned into a more complex issue. He had to repair a loose water line. I am grateful for his expertise and skills to handle this unexpected issue.

Delores H

United Air Temp has been serving my heating and cooling system for years now. They are professional, thorough, and informative. The technicians inform you when they will arrive and are nice.

Kim D

We've used United Air Temp for years. Honestly, they have not disappointed. Today, we had an issue and placed a call for an appointment. They got someone out the same day.

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