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We just discovered a hot/cold crossover, probably due to a

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We just discovered a hot/cold crossover, probably due to a single faucet. We have warm water coming from all taps.
When we figure out which faucet, can we just turn off the supply to disable the faucet temporarily? Will the rest of the house have cold water again while we replace/repair faucet?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Plmqwk replied 2 years ago.
As long as you have a shut off to both hot and cold water lines supplying the faucet you are in need of fixing then yes you can close those and repair the faucet and still have hot and cold water to the rest of the house. If there are no shut offs for the faucet in need of repairs then you will need to shut off the main water shut off for the entire house in order to repair the faucet and in this case you will be out of water until repair is completed.