Home Repair: How to Replace the Main Shut Off Valve

Stop that drip for good

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Pipe wrench
  • Plumbers tape

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • 3/4-in. ball valve
  • Leather washers