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Bang in cold water pipe

Postby stiffy » Thu Oct 23, 2008 12:14 pm

When i turn the cold water lever tap off quickly there is a loud bang in the pipe.Is there a cure for this?
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Postby nitro23456 » Fri Oct 24, 2008 12:51 pm

turn it off slowly
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Postby GoNz0 » Fri Oct 24, 2008 4:54 pm

or reduce the pressure at the main stopcock, otherwise you will need to trace the pipes and put clips every meter or so to stop them moving
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