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www.dummies.com/home-garden/plumbing/pipes/how-to-quiet...

A water hammer, loose mounting straps, or high water pressure can cause water pipes to clang and clatter. Never fear, here are tips for quieting your water pipes, no matter what is causing all that noise. Combating water hammers Imagine a fast-moving stream of water traveling down a narrow pipe. Suddenly and unexpectedly, the water […]

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It can be loud enough that the reverberations carry and make it seem like the knocking noise is coming from the pipes in the wall. The noise is steam bubbles escaping the sediment that has built up at the bottom of the water heater tank. It’s just like how boiling water in covered pot on the stove starts pushing up the pot’s top.

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Pipes sag over time. When that happens (or if they weren’t installed properly) steam can condense back into water which has no way to drain back down to the boiler. Passing steam then picks up these drops of water and hurls them at high speed into the nearest pipe fitting, causing a loud, hammering sound. This is called — for obvious ...

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What causes noisy water pipes, and when is the noise a problem? Learn the three likeliest causes, solutions, and how an AHS home warranty can save you on repairs. We’ve all heard strange noises (bumps, creaks, clinks, and clanks) in our house at night. Most of these sounds can be safely ignored.

www.pippinbrothers.com/blog/article/why-are-my-pipes...

Other problems that can cause loud, banging pipes. Sometimes the banging noise isn't water hammer. If you have functioning air chambers or water hammer arrestors, you might have a different problem: The straps that connect your plumbing to your home's wall studs could be loose, causing the pipes to vibrate.

www.angieslist.com/articles/what-causing-my-plumbing-pipes...

About 6 months ago the pipe(s) started to make noise throughout the day. It didn't matter if the sink, shower or toilet was being used; it just did rattle just about any time. It appears to be a noise behind the sink vanity on one side of the wall and wallpaper that my wife doesn't want to disturb is on the other side of the wall.

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A loud hammering sound is sometimes heard when the water is abruptly turned off. This may occur for one of a few reasons, the main one being that the flow of water coming to a sudden halt causes the pipes to abruptly shift and make a loud noise. Loose pipes may escalate the hammering sound.

homeguides.sfgate.com/causes-noisy-hot-water-pipes-89095.html

Plumbing systems that use copper pipes frequently produce loud ticking noises. The sound occurs when hot water runs through cold metal pipes, causing the copper to expand and rub against any ...

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Does anyone know why my pipes are making a rather loud noise after the water is shut off? This usually happens after I take a hot shower. After I turn off the shower, a few seconds later, I will hear a loud noise comming from the pipes in the wall. This has not happened for 15 years in this house and has just started happening.