Asked on Dec 27, 2011
when I shut off the water to my house at the gate valve in my basement the water does not stop completely. why?
I was moving the bib on the back of my house. I shut off the water in my basement and opened all the faucets in my house. The water got to a slow drizzle but did not stop. The only thing I did not do is close the valve to my water heater or flush the toilets. could this be the cause or is the gate valve not sealing?