Noisy pipes make sounds such as rattling, whistling, banging and cracking for several reasons. Before fixing a noisy pipe, find out the main reason for the noise. This makes it easier to solve plumbing problems. More »

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Water pipes that make a lot of noise when people run water can be caused by high water pressure, loose mounting straps or even a water hammer. Troubleshooting a water system is an important part of home maintenance becau... More »

Fix water hammer in pipes by turning off the water main and opening the faucet that causes the noise so that the waterlogged air chamber drains and fills with air. If the chamber is full of mineral accumulation, remove t... More »

A noisy toilet can occur as the result of several things: loose pipes, irregular water flow or suboptimal float placement. All of these problems can be rectified quickly by making only a few minor adjustments by hand, bu... More »

Water pipes that make a lot of noise when people run water can be caused by high water pressure, loose mounting straps or even a water hammer. Troubleshooting a water system is an important part of home maintenance becau... More »

Thaw frozen pipes by turning off the water supply, opening the tap the frozen pipe supplies and applying heat. Once you thaw the pipe, keep the area warm, and turn the tap to a slow drip to prevent it from freezing again... More »

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To fix plumbing problems cause by air in the pipes, flush the system to clear out any air. Locate the household water supply valve, and turn it off. Find the lowest shutoff valve or faucet in the building, and connect a ... More »