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Loud hammering noise with vibration on piper when the cistern fil

When the cistern fills it makes a hammering noise and the other pipes in the bathroom (taps) shake with the vibration.

I thought it was a air block that would clear but it doesnt seem to be moving.

I have been told that I might have to dismantle a boxed in section to reach a small filler pipe on the floor. Does this make sense??

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You're experiencing "water hammering" it's solvable too.
You can buy anti-hammer add-ons which you can put under a nearby sink, or even on an outside hose bib. This will give the water pipes an air "shock absorber"... since air compresses it cushions the abrupt changes in the pressure where as if it's just water, it'll slam and hammer and vibrate...
Try an anti hammer device added to you supply... you should be able to add it with out too much tearout.

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