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you might depending on how big of a service meter you have,if not you can change the pressure demand valve or pressure regulator depending on whats in your home. actually, increasing the size of the meter (and perhaps the water service line from the main to the home) will provide more flow. The pressure won't change unless there's some sort of regulator as mentioned above. If the static pressure (with no water running on the service) is good and decreases markedly when you run water (that'd be dynamic pressure) you might see an improvement by upsizing the meter and service line. If the static pressure is low and there are no pressure regulators in the line you're sort of stuck with what the utility is providing, unless there's a problem on their end. Where we are the state only requires 20 psi at the meter - if your home is upslope or distant from the meter it may cause difficulties.

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