Water Hammer

water hammer arrestor

Water Hammer is also referred to as hydraulic shock and typically occurs in a water supply line when a valve is suddenly turned off. The change in momentum forced upon the water can cause a loud banging noise every time the water is suddenly shut off.

In most areas throughout Kansas City, a water hammer arrestor is required for laundry supply washer box. Water Hammer arrestors are also sometimes installed for the supply for toilets and dishwashers.

Another way to deal with water hammer is to install an expansion tank, the expansion tank will allow the pressure surge to disperse which will eliminate or reduce the noise. Part of the challenge in dealing with most noisy pipe complaints is accessing the portion of the supply line that is causing problems. If the washing machine is causing the water hammer, an arrestor can be installed outside of the wall.

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