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  1. Florin Cristian

    Florin Cristian New Member

    Hello all,does anybody heard before or has any idea how to fix/stop the sound below because is really annoying, the sound is when no one is using the water inside house every tap is shut but that sound is still present 2 plumbers came and they don't know where this sound comes from .
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    Are youse familiar or it ever happened you any of you.

    Appreciate a lot.
     
  2. bright spark

    bright spark Plumber GSR

    Is your house joined to another. Are any neighbours hearing the same noise.
     
  3. Jones82

    Jones82 GSR

    Sounds like water hammer from a toilet or tap turning off quickly, a shock arrestor might fix it

    It could be one of your neighbours or even in the water main, try a shock arrestor after your stop tap if that doesn't work contact your water supplier
     
  4. townfanjon

    townfanjon Trusted Plumber GSR

    Any tanks in the loft etc .
    Have you recently drawn water or flushed a toilet
     
  5. Florin Cristian

    Florin Cristian New Member

    Is a flat located at 1st floor it doesn't have any tanks in the attic and below neighbour says he can here it some time from above, in my flat I can here it often all day or night long and no taps are used or toilet that's really frustrating... :(
     
  6. townfanjon

    townfanjon Trusted Plumber GSR

    Frustrating I bet !!!
    Unfortunately copper pipes will transmit sounds so it could be coming from anywhere.
    Some flats I work in have a seperate room having all the water meters . Sometimes where the electric meters are too .
     
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  7. Florin Cristian

    Florin Cristian New Member

    I.ve noticed that when my neighbour is using his water taps/toilet the sound is starting and I'm thinking even the neighbour next to me 1st floor when he uses water the sound is present even if I went to bellow neighbour and run the tap and toilet he has no sound inside his house but in mine is....do youse think a shock arrestor ( like Jones82 said )fitted in my place will stop this madness ?

    Appreciate.
     
  8. SimonG

    SimonG Trusted Plumber Top Contributor!!

    Could be the jumper in your stop tap. Try closing it for a few hours and see if you hear the noise.
     
  9. Florin Cristian

    Florin Cristian New Member

    My flat being in a block of 4 I've noticed when the neighbours are using their water I get the sound and definitely its a shared system do youse think I can do something on my side to stop the sound ?..
     
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