water pipe vibration


Old 03-20-02, 12:24 PM
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water pipe vibration

For hot water pipes only when they are turned on or off fast the pipes vibrate. Help!
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Old 03-20-02, 12:54 PM
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If pipes are loose in the wall, any abrupt water pressure shut-off will cause hammer against the framing.
The pipes need to be clamped down better, or air hammer arrestors can be installed near fixtures to help alleviate it.
Good luck!
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