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Rebekah
Pipes tick when water drains
Rebekah

Hi, We recently had a plumber out to put a pressure reducer on our water. He also had to fix part of a shower install that our ex contractor had his dry wall guy do. The water was turned off to our house while the plumber did the repairs. Since then there has been a ticking sound in our pipes. I have read that air gets in there and you have to turn the water off and prime it somehow... Should this fix my problem? Could it be from the pressure reducer? Thanks!

dj1
Re: Pipes tick when water drains
dj1

Call the plumber for his opinion.

Ticking sounds can come from various sources, fittings, connectors, different temperatures, strapping, varying pressures, type of pipes, etc. A Pressure Reducing Valve may or may not be causing it. Since I have very little information here, I can't say much more, and you will need to contact your plumber, who is more familiar with your pipes.

Rebekah
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Rebekah

Unfortunately, the plumber who did the work is friends with my contractor whom we fired due to numerous issues. We had no problem with the ticking until immediately after the pressure reducer was installed.

dj1
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dj1

This posting is getting old, but if you are still there...

Contact other plumbers, if the original plumber doesn't help because of the situation with his buddy the GC.

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