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How to turn off your water supply
If you're planning on doing any kind of plumbing work around the house, it's essential that you know how to turn off the water supply first. It might be tempting to get stuck straight in, especially when it seems like a simple problem. But if things don't go to plan, you'll be glad you saved your carpet – and your face – from a thorough soaking.
1. Get your tools ready
Before you get started, make sure you've got:
- some protective glasses
- some rubber gloves
- some penetrating oil, such as WD40