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Tapping Noise in Central Heating Pipes:
What You Need to Know
Friday 12th June 2020
What’s Making the Noise?
The good news is that this sound is unlikely to be a significant issue. In most cases, the tapping noise is due to high water pressure, sediment build-up, or a water hammer.
How to Fix the Tapping Noise
If the noise is caused by one of the above scenarios, there is a quick and easy solution that doesn’t involve a plumber.
Draining the water in your home’s plumbing can get rid of a water hammer. Turn off the supply, then run the lowest tap in your house until all the water is drained.
Turn the supply back on half-way to see if this resolves the issue, as it may be as a result of high water pressure. Performing this task may also move some sediment that may have built up.
If in any doubt, you should contact a plumber.
The Professional Solution
If you’re unsure of what your problem is or what the right solution might be, don’t hesitate to call a plumbing professional.
Lonsdale Heating and Plumbing provide plumbing repairs, central heating repairs, and are more than capable of fixing any issues that you may have.
We pride ourselves on high-quality work, and our number one priority is customer satisfaction.
Call us today for any of your plumbing needs.