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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 5/12/2002 6:45:27 PM EST
I just bought a new house and every now and then there is a "tinking" in the ventilation system. Usually when the heat is not running, just soon after. I am a light sleeper and its loud enough its waking me up. Any way to quiet it down?
Link Posted: 5/12/2002 6:51:51 PM EST
Mouse traps.... Bird traps... Sticky pads that catch any crawling critters... Ted...
Link Posted: 5/12/2002 6:55:11 PM EST
Definitely not critters. Its a regular metallic sound. It must have to do something with the ventilation system cooling or something, but its driving me crazy.
Link Posted: 5/12/2002 6:58:58 PM EST
Metal expands and contracts. Sounds like that's what's happening as it cools, but I don't know specifically where to start looking.
Link Posted: 5/12/2002 7:16:56 PM EST
generally this is in the heater/cooler unit itself, the ducting is just perfect to conduct the sound. you will just have to get used to it.
Link Posted: 5/12/2002 7:21:05 PM EST
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Link Posted: 5/12/2002 7:25:33 PM EST
Originally Posted By lebrew: AMBIEN 10 mg #30 sig 1 po @ HS. NR Lebrew
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Say, if we print this out using an unintelligible font, can we actually use it? [:D]
Link Posted: 5/12/2002 7:29:55 PM EST
All I need is to develop a fondness for prescription medication. Unfotunately the heater/furnace is right under my bedroom. As a funny aside, I have lived in an apartment for the last 10 years. I find myself trying to not make noise at night and trying to be courteous to my non existant neighbors!
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