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Problem: Loud banging when, faucets are closed, dishwasher, clothes washing machine valves operate.

Cause: Water hammer-shock waves generated when valves close to rapidly.

Solutions:

  • Install air cushions or mechanical bumpers right next to appliances such as washing machines and dishwashers, equipped with fast acting valves.

Additional information on water-hammer noise

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