I live in a dorma bungalow and the hot water tank and header tank are in one
of the upstairs bedrooms boxed off. When we first moved in 12 months ago the
noise from the header tank with the water filling up was quite loud. I
fitted a Torbeck side valve and this did the trick, so far so good.
Our local water company have put us on a meter for our water supply and
after they fitted it outside the pipe into the header tank bangs when the
taps are running. They came back and replaced the Torbeck with a normal ball
cock valve and it has stopped the banging but we are back to the noisy fill
up. I am trying to replace the valve with the Torbeck but no matter what I
do I cannot stop the pipe into the header tank (through the Torbeck)
Does anyone know how I can make the ball cock valve fill up less noisyly or
stop the Torbeck valve banging.
Many thanks for reading this.
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is it water hammering? if it is, just place an pipe extending up a
foot or so, capped, in in any joints between the tanks. the trapped
air in that pipe will soften the water pressure thereby preventing the
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