What causes the cold water pipes in your house to make a constant banging sound it seems to be coming from the main water valve in the front of the house?

Answer Most of the time its caused by lose pipe supports and no expansion tank or air chamber. Most fast closing solenoid valves will be the start of the problem. Copper pipes are usually the loudest and ... Read More »

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How do I prevent water pipes from freezing in a cold house?

Installing Pipe InsulationPurchase tubes of interior pipe insulation, available at most home-improvement stores. Measure the diameter and length of the pipes to ensure a proper fit before purchasin... Read More »

How to Locate a Water Main Coming Into the House?

If you are having difficulty with water pressure, you may want to locate the water main coming into your house to see if there is a break in the line. Many homeowners also try to shut off the water... Read More »

How to Protect Your Home from Broken Pipes With an Electronic Water Main Valve?

There is a lot of information on how to repair or replace broken pipes, but when a water pipe breaks or a washing machine hook-up comes loose, your house floods and there is a whole lot of damage. ... Read More »

Who owns the water pipes that run into a house?

The utility company that provides the water owns the pipes and is responsible for their maintenance up to the edge of your property. From that point, the water pipes are the responsibility of the h... Read More »