Jin Lee, owner of Smart Plumbers, Inc., explains why it's important to know the location of your home's water shut-off valve.

Jin Lee is owner of Smart Plumbers, Inc.. To reach Jin Lee call (408) 247-2288.
Video: Locating Your Water Shut-Off Valve
Complete Video Transcription:

SANTA CLARA – Host, Sarah Rutan: In the event of a major water leak, knowing the location of your home’s water shut-off valve can help you minimize the resulting damage. Today we’re in Santa Clara with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Jin Lee of Smart Plumbers, Inc. to learn more.

Diamond Certified Expert Contributor, Jin Lee: When you’re in your house, if the water-line is burst, and water’s spread out every place, then you’re embarrassed and you don’t know how to do. In that case, if you shut the gate-valve, then all the water in your house will be stopped. Then it will be – temporarily, you can stop the water.

In order to do that, you have to know where is the gate-valve. Normally, the gate-valve is in front of the house, but it’s not easy for a novice to find out that gate-valve. You can refer to pictures or when the plumber be there, ask them where is the gate-valve, and ask them to make a certain tag to put there. And let them teach you how to shut it off and on. Then it will be very helpful in case of emergency for you.

Host, Sarah Rutan: To learn more from local, top rated companies, visit our Diamond Certified Expert Reports at experts.diamondcertified.org.

Jin Lee is a veteran of the plumbing industry and owner of Smart Plumbers, Inc., a Diamond Certified company since 2005. He can be reached at (408) 247-2288 or by email.

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