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anyone on this site a plumber?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by daggertats, Mar 3, 2011.

  1. Mar 3, 2011 at 2:11 PM
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    daggertats

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    is anyone here a plumber? im having an issue with what i think is air in my water lines and i cant seem to get rid of it. ill go into detail when someone responds. thanks
     
  2. Mar 3, 2011 at 2:20 PM
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    wmdpowell

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    Google up "Water Hammer" if you think you have air in pipes (clunk on clunk off, this mainly say, off main water, open all faucets to drain water out; then turn main water on). Easy fix if that is what you have.
     
  3. Mar 3, 2011 at 2:24 PM
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    What do you hear and when does it happen
     
  4. Mar 3, 2011 at 2:26 PM
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    Brutalguyracing is a plumber
     
  5. Mar 3, 2011 at 2:27 PM
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    mntbiker2008

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    Yeah... I am a plumber......... except... a different kind of plumber.... :cool::bananadance:



    yeah... I am of no help... I just came to be a post whore....
     
  6. Mar 3, 2011 at 2:59 PM
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    well it isnt the clunkin sound........its more like a fog horn......its long lasting.....5 to 10 seconds. today i got home and put the kitchen faucet on. it had pressure like air wa sin line....i let it run and cut it on and off several times and it went back to a normal flow. we tried cutting the water off over the weekend and it defenitly improved things but it didnt totally fix it. the sound is alot quieter now but it still does it some.
     
  7. Mar 3, 2011 at 3:03 PM
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    Laying the pipe, eh? :devil:
     
  8. Mar 3, 2011 at 5:21 PM
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    Pipes freezing ?
     
  9. Mar 3, 2011 at 5:22 PM
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  10. Mar 3, 2011 at 5:25 PM
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    Need to rebuild the faucet. Bad washer (rubber) they get cupped and will do that.
     
  11. Mar 3, 2011 at 5:26 PM
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    They're just never around when you need them .

    Scott is probably busy firebombing a non-union site .
     
  12. Mar 3, 2011 at 5:26 PM
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    He would likely overcharge just to acknowledge this thread.
     
  13. Mar 3, 2011 at 5:27 PM
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    Why not ? He can't possibly be fired .
     
  14. Mar 3, 2011 at 5:29 PM
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    Do you get this noise when you turn on the hot water? If so check your water heater and see if you can pinpoint the noise at that location........let me know what you find?
     
  16. Mar 3, 2011 at 5:35 PM
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    When you say you cut off the water over the weekend do you mean you turned the water off @ the main? If so you will get more air build up in the lines as well......
     
  17. Mar 3, 2011 at 5:48 PM
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    Does it make the noise when you use any faucet or just the kitchen faucet? Cause if it's the whole house(any faucet) then your main cutoff valve could be bad.
     
  18. Mar 3, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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    this could also be cause by high water pressure.....
    if it is just the one fixture then it could be either the faucet
    or if it only happenes with the cold or hot it may be the washer in the shutoff's
     
  19. Mar 3, 2011 at 6:47 PM
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    Do you have a pressure reducer valve? I looks kind of like a bell and would be connected to your meter.

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  20. Mar 3, 2011 at 7:22 PM
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    Public water or private well?

    If private well I may have some suggestions.
     
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