replying to email@example.com, Harold Stinkweed wrote:
OK, I know this has been a few years since it's been published, but it was one
of the first results that came up when I searched. I'm hoping that this might
help someone else. It's a very specific and odd solution.
What seemed to have worked for me:
Check to make sure that you don't have an outdoor water hose valve open (with
the sprayer keeping the water from flowing).
I noticed a rumbling/vibrating noise had appeared suddenly after winter. The
noise was apparent for a few seconds after water was turned on in all areas of
the house (Bathroom, Kitchen, Laundry). After a few seconds of letting the water
flow, it would stop. Sometimes it would occur immediately after the water was
turned off as well. This was especially noticeable when the washing machine
would shut off. I tried shutting off the main water supply and removing air from
the system as Lew of Virginia had described, but that didn't work.
Finally I realized that I had accidently left the valve to the back yard water
hose open (no water was flowing, the nozzle was shut off). I turned the valve
off and checked to see if the vibration was still present; it was not. Maybe
there was air in the hose, or maybe the hose was flexible enough to cause the