Water line plumbing issues.?

We have water line plumbing issues in our house that is driving us crazy. Approximately every 15 minutes we hear a loud sound coming from the water system. It's a loud banging & gushing sound & almost sounds like a valve opening & closing. It's very loud & sometimes occurs when we turn on a water faucet or flush a toilet. We do have a pressure relief valve in the house but have no idea if that could cause the problem. Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks for your help

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  • 1 year ago

    AIR is getting trapped in the water line ,you need to extend a water pipe above the shut off valve and cap it.

  • 1 year ago

    Its water hammer. Most new homes now have piping system designed to eliminate this. And a plumber may be able to modify your pipes to stop it.

  • 1 year ago

    I would check the Vent Pipe (on the roof) for partial blockage

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTJVn3vso8k

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  • 1 year ago

    Try turning the incoming stop valve down (or up).

    you are describing water hammer.

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  • Murzy
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    air is trapped somewhere

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