If you have a forced water heating (radiator) system in your home, you’ve likely heard noises coming from the pipes when the boiler kicks on for the first time of the season. These noises usually consist of bubbling and humming, but can be more jarring like a clang.
Older homes accumulate projects and present unique challenges. The wear and tear of years of use is especially important in regards to plumbing. Decades can pass between professional inspections, and when most of the plumbing in a home is hidden within walls or under floors, problems can exist without homeowners knowing they’re even there.