Since you ask the question, plumbing is aparently not your
The valve should turn "to the right" to shut off. Might drip
a little from the copper line. It's OK to cut off the copper
line a foot or so from the valve, and fold the copper line
(tube) shut to stop the leak.
Don't take the screws out and remove the valve -- or you'll
get wet and wish you hadn't.
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