Tag: Water Hammer

Are you familiar with what plumbers call “water hammer?” It refers to that horrible racket your pipes make every time you turn on the tap. This loud noise is a telltale sign that indeed, something is wrong with your pipes. So what do you do?

Luckily, fixing a water hammer can be inexpensive and easy in most cases, although each case varies and so does the difficulty and price associated with it. It usually just takes a bit of inspection and then a few adjustments here and there. Of course, it would be best to consult with an experienced plumber so that you rule out other problems. Let’s look further into the causes of a water hammer, how to fix it, and how it can be prevented.