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 Old Fashioned Water Hammer Arrestor?
Author: Dan0 (TN)

Our house was built in 1986 and we are remodeling and moving the kitchen sink.
Back then what they did to prevent water hammer was, they would put a tee in
the wall instead of an elbow (for the Angle Stop)and have about 18" of pipe
coming out of the top of the tee and just capped off.
These days they sell a little device, but is the old way still acceptable?


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 Re: Old Fashioned Water Hammer Arrestor?
Author: bsipps (PA)

Install an actual hammer arrestor
Keep it accessible for future

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 Re: Old Fashioned Water Hammer Arrestor?
Author: hj (AZ)

That method only lasts for a short time before they get water logged and NEVER work again.

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