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    Default Whistling pipes

    What makes pipes whistle. In the morning only in the down stairs bathroom when you turn the shower on the pipe make a whistling noise it builds to a crescendo and stops. And is there any way to fix. the problem

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    Sometimes, it's a washer that vibrates.
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    Could be, too, the water pressure is too high.

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    Many possible reasons, many peculiar to your system, so someone would have to be there and test to determine where the noise is originating, not necessarily where you hear it.
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