knocking in water pipes


Postby sailing » Tue May 27, 2008 6:38 pm

How do you fix a hammer in water pipes? I have emptied the tank and it works for a wee while then the knocking begins again
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Postby plumbbob » Wed May 28, 2008 10:20 am

Dear me! Another post that requires the use of a crystal ball.
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Postby Mac-the-Wrench » Thu May 29, 2008 1:09 pm

Has anyone done work on your plumbing recently? It may be that if they have the stop-cock needs to be closed a little to reduce the flow of water coming in.

Other than that, we'll look at bob's crystal ball. :wink:
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Postby rosebery » Thu May 29, 2008 1:34 pm

Sounds like a new ball valve is needed in the tank. But as Bob says the old crystal ball is a little occluded today and it could be all sorts of things.

Is a better description possible?

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