Pipes Banging

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So I did already google what to do about this - turn off water. drain all water from lowest point in building. turn back on water slowly to allow air into the pipes - but it hasn't worked at all. The banging only started recently after a plumber turned off our water to fix our toilet. From the moment he turned it back on there has been banging. And not just when someone uses water in the house by a tap/washing machine etc. It's constant. What the hell can I do because it is driving me crazy?!
 
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Turn the stopcock off and then turn it on by a quarter of a turn at a time and see when the banging starts.

Normally it's loose pipework.

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So I did already google what to do about this - turn off water. drain all water from lowest point in building. turn back on water slowly to allow air into the pipes - but it hasn't worked at all. The banging only started recently after a plumber turned off our water to fix our toilet. From the moment he turned it back on there has been banging. And not just when someone uses water in the house by a tap/washing machine etc. It's constant. What the hell can I do because it is driving me crazy?!

Is the ball valve to the toilet plastic?

Could it be linked to the noise? Sounds like too much of a coincidence not to be. Plastic BVs often give out horrendous noises
 
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The jumper in the stopcock is loose.

Turn the water off outside and unscrew the body of the valve, take the jumper and burr the end slightly so it's a tight fit when you put it back.

Fit a new washer if it needs it and put it back together.

Problem solved. :cool:
 
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The jumper in the stopcock is loose.

Turn the water off outside and unscrew the body of the valve, take the jumper and burr the end slightly so it's a tight fit when you put it back.

Fit a new washer if it needs it and put it back together.

Problem solved. :cool:

Had one similar to this recently. Any water use in the house produced a constant hammering like a machine gun firing. The stopcocks washer had perished, broken up, and the jumper was banging against it's seat.

Maybe when the plumber used the stopcock, the washer broke up.
 

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