Cold Shower? Low Water Pressure?
Signs Your Hot Water Mixing Valve Is Breaking
Hello Kingston! As winter temperatures sweep across the 1000 Islands, we receive a ton of calls concerning all kinds of plumbing issues be it home or business. Interestingly, two concerns we rhythmically receive during cold weather is that the water temperature (cold shower water) or the water pressure of ones shower(s) has become inconsistent or unreliable. These are items that are noticed more when taking a hot shower simply feels more important, but in fact isn’t occurring because of cold weather; it’s happening because your hot water mixing valve has stopped working properly.
John THE Plumber Kingston very much understands the unpleasant experience of a drippy or cold shower, so we’ve decided to share some tips on how to tell if your hot water mixing valve has stopped functioning as it was. Keep on reading and you will know for yourself if it’s a valve causing you to freeze while showering: