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Introducing Our Comprehensive Water Hammer Arrestor FAQ - Your Ultimate Guide to Smooth Plumbing!

Updated: Aug 28, 2023

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our brand new Water Hammer Arrestor FAQ page! At SURGEx, we understand the importance of a well-functioning plumbing system and the challenges posed by water hammer. Our new FAQ page is designed to address all your questions and concerns about water hammer arrestors, providing you with the knowledge and guidance you need to ensure a seamless and stress-free plumbing experience.

What's Inside Our Water Hammer Arrestor FAQ

1. Understanding Water Hammer Arrestors

  • What is a water hammer arrestor, and why are they important in plumbing systems?

  • How does a water hammer arrestor work to prevent damage and noise disturbances?

2. General Questions

  • What causes water hammer in plumbing systems?

  • What are the benefits of using a water hammer arrestor in your plumbing system?

3. Lead-Free and Compliance

  • What does it mean for a water hammer arrestor to be "lead-free"?

  • Why is it important to have a lead-free water hammer arrestor?

  • What are the regulations and standards related to lead-free plumbing products?

4. Selecting and Installing Water Hammer Arrestors

  • What factors should be considered when selecting a water hammer arrestor?

  • How do you determine the appropriate size of a water hammer arrestor for your system?

  • How do fixture units influence the sizing of water hammer arrestors?

  • Where should water hammer arrestors be installed in a plumbing system?

  • Can water hammer arrestors be installed vertically or horizontally?

  • Can you install water hammer arrestors yourself, or should you hire a professional?

  • Can water hammer arrestors be retrofitted onto existing plumbing systems?

5. Types of Water Hammer Arrestors

  • What is the difference between piston and bellows water hammer arrestors?

  • Which type of water hammer arrestor is better for your system?

  • What are the advantages of nitrogen-charged water hammer arrestors over air-charged ones?

6. Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • How long do water hammer arrestors typically last?

  • Do water hammer arrestors need to be charged with gas?

  • What maintenance is required for water hammer arrestors?

  • What should you do if you still experience water hammer after installing an arrestor?


Our Water Hammer Arrestor FAQ page offers a wealth of information and practical advice to help you understand, select, install, and maintain water hammer arrestors effectively. We believe that a well-informed customer is a satisfied customer, and our goal is to empower you with the knowledge and solutions you need to overcome water hammer challenges.

Experience the power of SURGEx - your ultimate guide to a water hammer-free world! Discover our comprehensive FAQ page and take control of your plumbing system. Should you require any personalized advice or assistance, our expert team is always ready to assist you.

Plumb with confidence - choose SURGEx for a plumbing system that runs flawlessly!

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