Pressure regulating valves are essential for proper operation of your home’s plumbing system, especially if you are in an area of high water pressure. Phoenix and surrounding areas, like mountainous terrain and expansion, pose great risk for homes without proper protection. It is up to the homeowner to maintain reasonable water pressure for their home.
Generally, 50 to 70 P.S.I. is desirable. In many cases, spikes of 100 P.S.I. is not uncommon. Without protection, thousands of dollars of damage from water leaks and needless ware and tear on house hold appliances can occur. Installation of a Wilkins Pressure Reducing valve will eliminate high pressure and both you and your plumbing system will have peace of mind.