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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-19-2012, 11:16 AM
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Posted By awalts
It turned out to be the Water Pressure Reducing...

It turned out to be the Water Pressure Reducing Valve. I lowered the household water pressure (loosened the valve) and then slowly brought it back to the original pressure. And the knocking went...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-06-2011, 06:50 PM
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Posted By awalts
I have an update to add to this knocking issue...

I have an update to add to this knocking issue ...

I bought a pressure meter and attached it one of the outdoor spigots. Normally the water pressure is about 70 psi and the needle does not move....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-23-2011, 02:59 PM
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Posted By awalts
I turned off the water to each toilet (and then...

I turned off the water to each toilet (and then all of them at the same time), and the knocking still persists.

The two valves (one shut off, one not) go to the outside spigots (front and back)....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-20-2011, 04:31 PM
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Posted By awalts
Nope, I have a normal gas heating system, not a...

Nope, I have a normal gas heating system, not a hydronic one. The pipes are just cold water lines coming off the main and heading to the outside spigots. The tags were put on by the house inspector...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-19-2011, 05:57 AM
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Posted By awalts
I wish it were as a simple as a woodpecker. But...

I wish it were as a simple as a woodpecker. But the knocking is as likely to occur at 10pm as 10am.

I have had the water off to the house for periods of 8 hours and not heard the knocking. When I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-18-2011, 05:39 AM
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Posted By awalts
paul52446m, there is a PRV where the cold water...

paul52446m, there is a PRV where the cold water enters the house. If this is the source of the knocking, how do I prove it and how do I replace it?

redwood, if it is a leaky toilet, then I should...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-18-2011, 05:35 AM
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Posted By awalts
Re: knocking sound only when water is off

paul52446m (http://www.houserepairtalk.com/members/paul52446m/), there is a PRV valve where the cold water comes into the house. Can this be the cause of the noise? If so, how do I prove it and can I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-17-2011, 07:18 PM
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Posted By awalts
knocking sound only when water is off

As shown in the videos, the noise is a rapid, loud, rhythmic beating that can change in tempo, duration (usually 30 seconds or less), and volume. The noise always comes from the same location in...
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