How to Shut off Water to Your House

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One of the most important things you should know about your house is where to shut off the main water. The main water valve can be located in many different places in your home. It can be under a cabinet, in a wall, and so on.

Follow these steps to shut off water to your house:

  1. Locate the main water valve in your house.
  2. Turn the valve until you can no longer turn it.
  3. The water is now shut off.

It is very important to know where your main water valve is in case you ever have a catastrophic leak or even just a drip that needs to be repaired. If you have any questions as to where the main water shutoff is in your house or you simply don’t know where it is, it’s time to call Garvin’s.