How do you fix banging radiator pipes?

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There doesn't seem to be a real fix for banging radiator pipes. You can try elevating the end of the radiator opposite the pipe, for better water return. You can also replace the steam valve, which could get quite expensive, depending on how many radiators you have.
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How to Fix Banging Radiator Pipes
That clanking, rattling noise in your steam radiator's pipes is caused by hot water improperly traveling through the pipes after the radiator is heated. The banging sound is a common occurrence for older radiators, as radiators usually sit on top of... More »
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