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Noisy pipes can be caused by Water Hammer, where vibrations build up in the water valve in your water tank or cistern.
Solving problems with noisy pipes
There is more information about this plumbing problem on our Noisy Pipe Project Page, but in a nutshell this is what you need to do.
- The first thing to do is to make sure the pipe is fixed securely, because pipes can vibrate if they are not properly secured.
- Install an equilibrium valve in your water storage tank. These noise reducing valves are very effective and they are not expensive.
- or you can use a yoghurt carton! This may sound strange and wacky but it is a low cost solution to the problem. To find out how it works click on the link below.
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