I wish I had the ability to search posts instead of having to read through them all to find the correct topic as I'm sure this question has already been answered. I need to install a water hammer in my piping, and I'm trying to find a more permanent solution than the Sioux Chief arresters I've been getting from Home Depot. When I install them at the washing machine, the pipes are quiet for the first few months, but after that the noise gets progressively louder. By about a year's time, even closing the faucet will cause loud banging of the pipes.
Is there a more robust brand that will give me a longer lifespan or do I have to keep replacing the arresters every year?
Also, my house was built in 1962. Should I be looking into a plumbing upgrade after so many years or am I okay as long as there are no glaring problems?