Sometimes, it takes a good bit of advice to get you to the right solution, and this article has that in spades.
It’s easy to fix noisy pipes which squeak or sound like hammering. Anchoring exposed pipes will decrease the amount of noise your plumbing system makes. If pipes are located in the floor, ceiling or walls, you might want to have a professional help you complete the project.
To prevent pipes from freezing, don’t let temperatures drop under freezing in your home, and be certain to adequately insulate those pipes that are out in the weather. Your plumbing can freeze if the air around them fall below freezing. It could take some time for thawing to occur so you can have water again. However, your pipes can explode, which will cause an enormous mess and repair bill.… Read the rest