John
John
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  • Liverpool, NY
Asked on Aug 24, 2019

How do I get better pressure from my bathroom faucet?

JewellmartinWilliam

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I replaced my bathroom faucet because it was getting old. The water pressure was fine with the old faucet. As soon as I replaced it, very little water pressure. The handles are half way on before water comes out. At first, I thought I got a bad replacement faucet. So, I returned that one and bought another. Same thing happened. How can I get my water pressure back to where it was prior to replacing the faucet?

2 answers
  • William
    on Aug 25, 2019

    New faucets have an internal pressure reducer to save on water usage. Make sure the aerator is clean and clear. Sometimes replacing a faucet sediment gets loose in the pipes. Another option is to remove the restrictor in the in the aerator but leave the screens in.

  • Jewellmartin
    on Aug 25, 2019

    Surely you turned the sink’s water off at the safety valve before you started. Perhaps you didn’t open the valve as wide as before. I hope you find a solution quickly. Jewell

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