humming pipes in toilet and faucet

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by panolan, Oct 24, 2007.

  1. panolan

    panolan New Member

    Oct 24, 2007
    Hi, I've seen the thread on the "Tuba Toilet" and similar questions asked. My question is all of our toilets on the ground floor seem to be making the humming noise in the pipes as well as all of the faucets. You can feel the floor vibrate. We just had the sewer line unclogged at the street today and I thought that may help the problem but it doesn't seem to have changed the noise at all. Any suggestions?

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  2. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Bothell, Washington
    Clearing the waste lines wouldn't make any difference. I don't think your waste is so moving that it would make the pipes shake rattle and roll.

    The first thing I would check,
    is the water shutoff valves, are they open?

    Do the flappers hold water in the tank.
    A little food dye in the tank and let you know.

    Does the fill valve shut off when the tank is full?
    Sometimes repair or replacement is needed.

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  4. Cookie

    Cookie .

    Oct 7, 2005
    Love that Tuba Terry, :D
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