Hoping someone could help me identify...

makeitDecember 8, 2012


My daughter just got her first house, a 25+ year old town home. Behind the washer and drier sticking out from the wall are these two 'devices'. They appear to be connected to hot and cold water lines - Not sure what they are but considering they have corrosion and are probably as old as the home, would like to replace them. Any help / suggestions appreciated.

All the best,


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Check out "water hammer arrestor" on Google and Youtube.
Most water flow valves inside washers tend to close much more abruptly than any other fixture in a home and would be a prime source to produce water hammer.

    Bookmark   December 8, 2012 at 3:19PM
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Oh yes... Many thianks -


    Bookmark   December 8, 2012 at 4:20PM
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Yee gads those are old. Sioux Chief has some nice 5" vertical water hammer arresters-sold at Lowes.

    Bookmark   December 10, 2012 at 10:50AM
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