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I get a water hammer when I turn on the hot water in my

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I get a water hammer when I turn on the hot water in my bathroom. Any suggestions?

Contractor's Assistant: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?

About 6 months. Its not earth shaking but constant

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

If its within my skill set. I'm pretty good at things like this.

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

That's it.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Plumbing
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Plumber: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 8 months ago
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Hi.............there are hammer arresters like this one keep (see below site) in mind there are a few different kinds.......most all will have to be sweated in with a fitting(s)......are you capable of that ? .............does the pipe have an easy access...........I can help you more when you get back to me with more inquiries

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Mini-Rester-1-2-in-Copper-Sweat-Straight-Water-Hammer-Arrester-HD660-S/202273962

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I hope you found my answers to your questions helpful and insightful and would consider a positive rating so I can receive credit for my help. I'm proud of the work I do here and the positive ratings given by clients like you!

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