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How to Drain Your Plumbing System Easily

Fixing a water hammer problem.Shutting down a seasonal property for the winter.To make major plumbing repairs, like replacing or extending the main plumbing lines. Water HammerWater hammer (also called hydraulic shock) is a situation in which plumbing pipes bang loudly when faucets are turned on and off, or when an appliance suddenly starts or stops the flow of water. The problem occurs because of air in the plumbing lines, which allow the water to oscillate back and forth and bang the pipes against one another Continue reading →