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I shut my water off for a few days and since turning back on the water pressure is low. Only a small amount of water coming out of faucet.

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Hi, low water pressure in a faucet can be caused by clogs, corrosion in the pipes, or delivery pressure from the main source. Identifying the problem will help greatly in the actual repair.

Check out the aerator screen on the faucet spout by unscrewing it from the end of the faucet to see if it's clogged, if it is not, the the problem is from the source...

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