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Hot water: Pipes make a banging noise when turned on full force.

Other Facuets do not make this noise. The Condo is only 3 years old.
Only the master bath is making the noise. (Only at full force...is OK when hot water is turned on half way or less.)

Bath tub is fine also.

All facuets are Delta.

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Hi, That banging is sometimes called a water hammer. It is made when the water hits an elbow in the piping with a force and bangs into the pipe itself. It is more likely to occur in a long run of pipe. This can be reduced or eliminated by installing an empty tube verticle in the piping near where the hammer is occuring. This tube can be found at most building supply stores. The tube is a pocket of air that acts to absorbe the extra pressure from the piping and stops it from hammering.

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