Rattling pipes


Old 07-13-06, 01:24 PM
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Question Rattling pipes

Hi everyone,I'm having a problem with my hot water copper pipes rattling every time they are turned on/off.I am having this problem mostly in the bathroom and the plumbing is about 33 years old.Any suggestions??Thanks!!
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Old 07-13-06, 05:35 PM
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Some pipe straps would help. A loose washer can exacerbate the problem, and you may have to install a water hammer arrestor if the first suggestions don't fix it.
Old 07-14-06, 06:04 AM
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Thanks,I'll try the straps first.

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