Tips on Installing and Servicing Gate Valves

If you encounter an old-school gate valve on a job, here’s some advice to keep in mind

Tips on Installing and Servicing Gate Valves

Anthony Pacilla

For the service technician, valves are an essential feature of a plumbing distribution system. While servicing a piece of equipment or water control, you will run into two types of valves (on residential service) — the wheel handle style gate valve and the ball valve.

The ball...

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