air in pipes


Old 06-03-01, 09:28 AM
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There is a high pitched humming noise whenever a faucet is turned on or a toilet flushed. What is the step by step procedure to bleed air out of pipes?
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Old 06-03-01, 01:51 PM
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If you are on public water with a Pressure Reducing Valve, it is probably the PRV that needs adjusting, repair or replacement.
The PRV should be located between the meter and your main cut-off valve at your home.
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Old 06-06-01, 04:29 AM
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hi Velcro,
Noise in pipes is a veritable headache,make sure your pipe work is securely cliped aound your property.The old guy is right about your main shut of valve but if the oscilation noise persists change the thing or if its the water companies get them to do it.
bob the plumber england
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