Hot Water Pipes Making Noise
I recently moved into an apartment where one of the hot water pipes is making noise. When I turn on the hot water in the bathroom (and specifically the bathroom), there is a banging noise from behind the wall. The noise seems to hit less frequently in the beginning when the water is turned on, then hit more frequently, and then after a while the frequency slows back down. I have read about water hammer, and I do not believe that is the problem becuase it occurs when the water is running. The thing that puzzles me is that it will "knock" more slowly at first and then speed up. It actually continues to knock after I have turned off the water as well, but it eventually stops. I would really appreciate any suggestions as this noise is sort of driving me nuts. Thanks!
Last edited by kubichekb; 02-12-2010 at 10:51 AM.