Aurora Plumbing Company Blog: Archive for August, 2020

“What Is Water Hammer, and Why Should I Care?”

Monday, August 17th, 2020

woman-listening-closely-holding-hand-to-earThe varied systems within your home work hard to bring you comfort, but they don’t always do this as quietly as you’d like. Still, there are some sounds that are relatively normal and others that should alarm you to a problem. Say, for instance, you’re reading a book or engaging in some other quiet activity and you hear a sudden metallic clang! 

Your HVAC system isn’t running, you don’t have the dishwasher going–what could it have been? Well, it could have been water hammer. Read on as we go more in-depth on what this is and why it matters.

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