Re: Honey, is that you?
Posted by hj on January 08, 1999 at 23:26:07:
In response to Re: Honey, is that you?
I assume it is a popping noise. If so, it is the tubing expanding, (growing), as it heats up, and then the same noise should occur as it contracts when cooling. Plastic expands and contracts more than copper tubing, so the noise may have been there previously but not noticed. But, more than likely, the CPVC is anchored good enough to make the noise but not tight enough to not allow the expansion to occur.

: I just had the pipes in my home replaced with CPVC. The crew was great and seemed to know their stuff, but I am
: having a problem. Every time we use the hot water in our master bath shower the pipes in the ceiling directly above
: make a funny noise. Any help would be appreciated.




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