12:20AM | 12/19/13
My valve seems to be dripping water on fully open. When I turn it 1/4 close it starts to leak a lot. When I fully shut the valve it just keeps leaking. What do I to repair this? I don't have a secondary valve shut off in the home.


04:21PM | 01/18/14
I am a snow bird from Ontario Canada I shut off water at mains in the basement and opened all taps etc and drained water
I have been away for a week I am told that there is a small drip coming from the tap in the laundry room on the main floor
Can you advise what I should do


02:33PM | 01/20/14
Member Since: 01/24/06
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You can always E mail me to ask a question that there is no answer on here

Last week I was called for a slight leak in a boiler rom. This is the leak I found $41,700 in damagers as the handyman tried to shut the man valve with a wrench and broke it causing a major flood


10:18AM | 02/01/14
Bob, just because someone is licensed, doesn't mean they may know what they are talking about either. I've had both good and bad advice from the box stores. I take what they say with a grain of salt and research the advise before proceeding. That being said, I played with the packing nut the way that you suggested and my drip stopped. Thank you so much for your advise.
I had googled a lot to fin a solution for my dripping main shut off and No one came through the way that you did.


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