How to increase pressure in the apartment

How to increase pressure in the apartment

Very often residents of multi-storey buildings which occupy upper floors, complain of too low pressure of water in the crane. Because of such trouble the washing machine or the water heater can stop working and in economy a number of inconveniences is felt.

It is required to you

  • - accumulative tank;
  • - pump.


1. First of all, try to address with the complaint to this problem to offices of that community services which deal with water supply issues. On the existing standards the water pressure in cranes has to be sufficient for operation of household appliances. Therefore, the consumer has the right to file complaint.

2. If the appeal to municipal services has not helped, and water pressure remains all same low, try to replace pipes with similar, but with a little smaller diameter.

3. Also installation of accumulative tank will help to solve this problem with the pump. Today you can buy special models of pumps which considerably increase pressure of both cold, and hot water. The pump which is intended for hot water is supplied with the fan for blowing. Thanks to such design it is suitable for installation on strut of hot water which temperature is up to 80 degrees. Such pumps both manually, and automatically work. The most convenient in operation is automatically operated pump.

4. The pump works as follows: you include water, it flows very slowly. At once automatically the pump turns on, and pressure increases by 1 atmosphere. It allows to begin process of operation of the washing machine or water heater.

5. If in the apartment too low pressure of air is observed during aeration, then it is necessary to blow ventilating grates, using the vacuum cleaner. To check operation of the ventilation system, attach the sheet of paper cut by fringe to grid. If ventilation works regularly, then such leaf has to "stick" to grid. In that case for improvement of pressure of air it is possible to build in the simple exhaust fan air vent. Also in the house it is quite real to install additional fans and conditioners.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team