What is the cause of vibrating water pipes?

Answer Vibrating water pipes, also referred to as water hammer, is more than an annoyance; it can cause major damage to plumbing over time. Understanding the causes of vibrating pipes is important to corr... Read More »

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Can copper and galvanized pipes mixed cause the hot water pressure low new water tank and still low pressure?

The question makes no sense. what doesn't make sense ,the house has installed half of copper pipes and half galvanized the cold water is running fine but the hot water is slow and they said it mig... Read More »

When pipes become blocked with lime scale in a hard water area is there anything that can be put through the pipes to unblock them?

According to me the pool should be cleaned thoroughly so that it is hygienically safe for the the people using the pool.The dead bird should be removed immediately & disopsed.

Some of our water pipes are made of lead. Would it be wise to buy bottled water, the cheap types?

Lead pipes should have been replaced years ago. End of. It doesn't cost much to replace at least the pipes supplying drinking water.

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?

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 »