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Humming Pipes but Generally Only in Summer?

Postby Clee2021 » Sun Jul 18, 2021 12:26 pm

Apologies for the long post but figured the more info the better...
Whenever we turn any of the hot water taps on in the house, we get a very loud humming noise from the pipes. Sometimes the noise stops on its own fairly quickly, other times we have figured out that if we specifically turn on the cold water tap in the bath, this helps eleviate the issue. We only seem to get this problem in the summer, assumably when the gas central heating is not on. It never seems to be an issue in winter. Can anyone please shed any light on what the issue is?

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Postby stoneyboy » Mon Jul 19, 2021 10:24 pm

Hi clee2021
Most likely cause is oscillations of the ball valve in your cold water tank. Probably best to fit a new one.
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