You turn on the shower, and the water flow that comes from the showerhead is weak. It doesn’t change, and you’re having a hard time getting clean. What’s happening, and what can you do to fix it?
If the low water pressure is only coming from a single tap in the house, such as the showerhead we just mentioned above, then the problem is a local one. You may need to clean out the aerator for the faucet or have repairs done to remove buildup in the pipes. If the water pressure is low all around the house, and no matter which faucet you turn on you’re getting only a trickle of water, then there is probably something wrong deeper down in the general plumbing system that needs to be addressed.
Below are a few of the more common causes for low water pressure occurring throughout a house.