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Water pressure problems

Low water pressure is one of the most disappointing and frustrating issues for a homeowner. This means suffering when you’re taking a shower, doing the dishes, watering the garden, or any daily task that needs a stream of water. Ryan Old Plumbing experienced plumbers can get to the bottom of your water pressure problems.

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Low water pressure may be caused by two or more fixtures are running at once. However, there are other reasons for low water pressure that you may need to consider too. You’ll need to identify whether water is low from a single tap, or if multiple taps and fixtures in your house are affected.

When low water pressure persists, there is a more fundamental problem which usually requires calling in a plumber to do a full assessment.

Luckily, low water pressure is usually a minor issue that doesn’t require major plumbing to work. Your plumber will use various diagnostic tests to determine the reason for the ongoing low pressure, since there may be a lot of potential causes.

Common causes of low water pressure

Here are a few common reasons that can be the reason you are experiencing low water pressure in your home or business.

Blocked pipes

Development of sediment can clog or block your water pipes and/or slow the water flow to a specific tap creating a pressure issue. This is the most common cause of low water pressure.

If this is the case, it will usually only affect a single tap, and a simple pipe cleaning should fix the issue.

Water leaks

If you’ve noticed a dramatic or unexpected drop in water pressure, it could have been caused by a leaking pipe. An unexplained increase in your water bill can also be an indication of a leak on your property.

Sometimes, your water company will notify you if they notice a considerable increase in your property’s water usage. Some leaks aren’t easily found, such as leaks in the pipes in the concrete slab or within your garden.

Our licensed plumbers can carry out a range of leak detection tests to find and repair any water leaks. We also offer upgrades of water lines if need be.

Corrosion in your water pipes

Most pipes are made of galvanized steel or other metals like copper. These metal pipes are assumed to last about 15 years or so, but they will naturally corrode over time.

As the pipes rust and the corrosion collects inside your pipes the build-up can reduce your water flow.

Old taps

Defective or damaged taps and mixers can also be a cause of low water pressure. After years of use, the inner parts, such as the washer and o-rings, no longer run well causing the flow of water to become partially blocked, resulting in lower pressure.

In this situation, you can either attempt to fix the tap by disassembling it and replacing the washer or ask your plumber to replace the tap or mixer completely.

Your local plumbing specialist

Ryan Old Plumbing can get to the bottom of your low water pressure problems.

Our plumbers will inspect your plumbing and identify the source of the low water pressure issues. We’ll then discuss the most appropriate way to repair or replace any plumbing components to make sure you have normal water pressure again.

Contact Ryan Old Plumbing’s qualified plumbers for all your low water pressure issues throughout Brisbane at 1300 055 940 or complete our quick plumber booking form today.

We’re available 24/7 for any plumbing emergency.


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Ryan Old Plumbing Reviews

Here at Ryan Old Plumbing, we've helped thousands of Brisbane & Gold Coast residents just like you with plumbing emergencies, repairs and installations. What did they have to say about Ryan Old Plumbing team? Read some of our many five-star reviews to find out!

Excellent service very professional and the plumber was extremely helpful with dealing with Power and Water great team.

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Great service and happy with the price! Would definitely recommend and refer Brisbane Plumbing to anyone in need of a plumber.

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Fast efficient and friendly service. Thank you sincerely for your prompt assistance and managing to complete all jobs in a very short time...

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Plumber FAQ

How to fix a leaking tap?

Leaving a leaking tap unfixed is super easy to do – you hear it, you complain about it and it wakes you up at 3 am. You then say a few select words and then likely go back to sleep again until it wakes you up the next night.

That is why now is the best time to fix your leaking tap! Whether you choose to complete the job yourself or call in the professionals, you will be more than glad when that pesky tap isn’t leaking anymore. Although fixing a tap yourself can be a simple task if you know what you are doing, it can become messy, difficult and expensive if it isn’t done right. This is definitely something to consider when you are looking at fixing your tap.


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What is considered a plumbing emergency?

Although a leaking tap is not a serious emergency, it could be. Extreme plumbing emergencies include those that damage or threaten lives (gas problems, water leaks) - especially when adverse health effects are already being felt. Other critical situations include sewer leaks, major flooding and burst pipe.

Whatever plumbing problems you may have, as long as they greatly impact you, we will treat it as an emergency and will fix the issue ASAP.


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Why does my toilet keep running

If your toilet sounds like a waterfall at night and keeps running at all times, it is definitely an issue that you want to address sooner rather than later (think of your water bill!).

But what is causing your toilet to keep running all the time can be a few things, so keep reading to find out more or call Ryan Old Plumbing on 1300 055 940.


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Next steps


Call Ryan Old Plumbing and speak with our customer service team. Tell us about your plumbing problem and when you would like us to attend.


Once details have been taken, our dispatch team will contact you to confirm a suitable date and time.


We will contact you to confirm your scheduled appointment. We will contact you when we are 30 mins away from arriving at your property.


We will contact you in advance to confirm your scheduled appointment and then again when we are 30 mins away from arriving at your property.


With your approval we will do the job on the spot or arrange for our install team to carry out the works.


We ensure you are happy with the work carried out, clean up after ourselves and leave your property in great condition.


We accept payment and provide a receipt on the spot.


After the job is complete we welcome your feedback and provide you with a lifetime workmanship warranty.

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