Water rushing through the pipe and out the faucet moves with speed and force. When you shut off the faucet, the water flow is brought to an abrupt halt and that energy has to go somewhere. The result is the ‘pounding’ noise you hear. Products are available on the market to eliminate this problem.
You might get lucky and solve the problem just by tightening the fittings to the faucet with a basin wrench, which is usually the only tool that can reach up there. If not, replace the connections with braided stainless flex tubing. Once the leak is history, treat the mold with a strong bleach solution (using…Details
Any kind of change is a challenge to human nature – this is especially true for things one uses every day, like a toilet. Many Americans shy away from dual-flush toilets because they are unfamiliar with the design and unsure how to use the two different flushes. To help ease the decision to incorporate water-conserving…Details