One solution is to install a chimney cap up top for the Summer so that no air can get in. If the cause of your noise is air movement through an improperly seated damper, a chimney cap will probably solve the noise problem. Just don't forget to take it off before you light your first fire this coming fall Dripping noises in chimneys: on occasion leaks at a chimney cap, crown, or elsewhere may drip down a chimney flue and go splat on a fireplace damper or ding as water drops fall onto a metal flue or damper
Jan 5, 2013. #41. That's basically what I'm afraid of, is the animal taking up residence in my house, the way the house is, the chimney is in the living room which leads directly to the kitchen and the staircase is directly across from it. I can't barricade the kitchen so it's got a few avenues to scramble towards if it does bolt The adjacent chimney is from the downstairs unit (and we all have gas boilers/water baseboard heater/through the wall ACs- no furnace/no central air/no ductwork). We're separated by a 12 slab of concrete. The banging noise is definitely isolated to my chimney. I'm 100% certain of that
White staining on your chimney is a sign of efflorescence and should be taken care of promptly. White staining on chimney masonry is called efflorescence. Removing the staining isn't complicated, but cleaning it doesn't solve the issue which causes the white residue A chimney cowl is a very neat and convenient solution to addressing noises, downdraft and nesting birds that may plague your chimney.However, there are a number of potential problems that you can encounter with your chimney cowl For starters, they're much harder to detect because they make a lot less noise. Even worse, if a chimney sweep or inspector finds the bird in your chimney, they won't be able to do anything because they're protected by law. The only thing you can do when you have a chimney swift in your chimney is wait. You know that there's a maximum. The simple answer is: stick a sheep in it! The thick layer of wool will muffle the sound. It will also cut off the flow of air that is being caused by the stack effect, diminishing the noise of roaring air as it flows up the chimney The chimney breast has been removed is supported by gallow brackets in the loft. They started work today and there's a rattling noise down the wall where the chimney would have been. I asked and they said this is just dust falling down the cavity in the wall - is this correct and normal or something to worry about
Chimney noise is mostly caused when wind blows over the top of a chimney flue or pot which does not have a chimney cowl fitted. A noisy chimney can also be caused by a damaged chimney cowl or birdguard being in position. So, what can you do to prevent noise caused by wind in the chimney? Begin by figuring out exactly what is causing the noise This noise has all the hallmarks of a Copex flue liner moving during windy days within the chimney. If this proves to be the source then you will have to employ a roofer to remove it which can only be done from the top of the chimney! Answered 16th Oct 2016 Like Post Mon Jan 16, 2012 8:09 am. Whenever there is a decent breeze outside my chimney makes a clanging noise, almost sounds like someone tapping a metal stick against the inner chimney or something. I had the chimney sweeeped out about 6 months ago and it was doing it before and after the sweep, just wondered what this might be (dutch 2000 model.
Many suspect that bats are making the noise. In over 26 years, it's very rare for bats to be in chimneys, though they do come in occassionally. But in most instances, the racket is from young Chimney Swifts. These birds are protected and they are beneficial, but they do make a lot of noise and make a mess in your fireplace When my son was 3 he was frightened by a rattling sound in his room on windy days. After some research we discovered that the downspout rattled at the connection joint to the gutter in severe wind storms and my lazy (ex) husband wasn't about to climb a ladder to the 3rd story to secure it -- in all fairness, I didn't do it either Humming or buzzing noises from a lighting fixture could point to a loose wire as well—but with lights, there's a good chance that something else is to blame. If the humming light is on a dimmer switch (or the dimmer switch itself is humming), replace the bulb with a different type of bulb or one made by a different company JonathanTaylor. For the past 2 weeks, there has been an intermittent buzzing/humming noise which seems to be coming from my chimney. The chimney runs from a woodburner in my living room and passes through my bedroom (pic below). I have only noticed the noise at night. The fire is generally lit from about 16:00, so the chimney has been hot (but. 2. Get a CO detector. See my comment about that. Nothing to do with the noise, just a good idea when living above a poorly maintained furnace. That cone-shaped thing you touch with the stick is to allow air from the basement to join furnace exhaust up the chimney. You can see it's joined to the flue stack at the top
And instead of rattling on an old piece of bark down in the river valley, which is the natural thing that they would be doing well, these chimney caps and the tops of streetlights, they figured. . And whenever it gets windy it makes some pretty loud noises. It's like taking a piece of sheet metal and bending it back and forth. TOM: Hmm And, perhaps the foam lets the low frequencies go through, up the chimney and you hear the dampened effects. of plywood in front of the fireplace with some foam attached to the back end might shield the fireplace or block the rattling noise from coming into the room. A. andyblackcat Audioholic General. Jun 7, 201
. As ducts age, the sealing fails and duct connections wiggle loose from the static pressure. Popping and banging: Popping and banging sounds are caused by the movement of duct walls due to temperature changes This is very similar to Dynamat so on top of the Heat guard it helps w any pump or rattling noise. Good luck. C*LoS · May 18, 2016 0 vote votes; Question: Could this be placed on a fireplace chimney? I want to create a barrier between the chimney and the cabinet for the TV Causes of a Direct Vent Fireplace Noise. A direct vent gas-powered fireplace doesn't have a chimney. It has wall or roof vents that dispel gas and fumes out of the house into the open air. You. The noise sounds exactly like that but it's coming from inside my gable end wall cavity (where the chimney breast is located. When winds are more ferocious the noise is more like a wooden headboard bouncing against the wall. The noise is loud enough to wake you from a full sleep and it's starting to drive me mad Rattling noise - make sure there is no debris that the fan blades may be hitting, check to make sure your belt is intact and not broken. Grinding noise - this is sometimes associated with the bearings needing to be replaced. Vibrating noise- many times after your fan and hood have been cleaned if done incorrectly the fan could be out of.
The solution for annoying noises like this is to reduce or remove the gap. Here's one solution: Knock the door stop flush with a hammer and a scrap piece of wood. If the stop is more than 1/16 in. out of whack, you may end up with a noticeable unfinished spot where the door stop used to be, especially on painted doors June 2007. Loud Boiler. Viessmann offers a flue gas silencer. 0. joe_14 Member Posts: 138. June 2007. noise. you should have at least a 2 foot stright of pipe coming of the back of the boiler before you 90 into the chimney. this will allow for trhe velocity of the flue gases to slow a bit and not be so turbulant Scratching noises in the wall may be some type of pest activity and need to be addressed. This is a common scenario in the pest control industry. Over the years we have been faced with this same problem time and time again. Many things can cause noises in walls, and some of them are a cause for concern Rattling noise from propane fireplace fan. 1. We live in SW Ontario, right now it's -13 C. 2. Our house is a split-level, alum. siding, 11 y-o, we bought it 2 years ago. 3. The problem is with a Napoleon fireplace insert, 10 years old or less. 4. Fuel is propane The pump, when on, just vibrates. I have searched about pump noise and this seems like normal noise. When I hook up the tubing to the decoration (a house with a chimney and wheel) the noise becomes a rattle. It does not seem like the rattle is coming directly from the pump. Not sure, but it may be inside the tank
How to Quiet an Electric Fireplace. An electric fireplace lets you enjoy the warmth and glow of a fire without the hassle of toting logs and starting a real fire, not to mention cleaning the ash. There are many different ways you can reduce the noise; some are easier than others. Some methods might require professional help: Reduce the amount of vibration from the water heater. Extend the exhaust pipe towards the ground to muffle the sound. Extend the exhaust pipe up towards the roof to reduce the noise. Create a sound barrier
Shaft vibrations and resulting rattling noise did not occurred in my metal chimney until it was about 12-foot long, but still easy to handle. The assembly of the sweeper was easy enough. The challenge was in disassembly when two hands were needed to hold and depress the spring loaded locking pin and a third (unavailable) hand to pull the shafts. I have got to believe that other people will benefit from this thread.Our fireplace chimney does make a little noise every once in a while in the wind, but it is a 14 pipe for a Fireplace Xtraordinaire, not a regular masonry fireplace. I can live with that sound; it isn't a rattle or a whistle and that fireplace gives us so much in return One lever opens and closes the damper, allowing the smoke to come up through the flue of the chimney, while a second lever opens and closes the air vents, allowing fresh combustion air to enter and fuel the fire. A rattling furnace is never a fun sound to hear. Fortunately, most of the potential issues that might be causing the rattling are.
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The dry, eerie rattling noise that rattlesnakes produce via specialized segments in their tail is often enough to make other creatures stop in their tracks. Fortunately, this is exactly the purpose of the noise; when the snake holds up its tail and rattles, it's trying to say, Back off, buddy, or I'll make you back off Dark smoke will often billow out of the chimney top and those inside the home may be frightened to hear what sounds like a train or air plane flying close by. These fires are often described as producing a load sucking noise, or rattling pipes. Although many chimney fires cause a disturbance, you may also have a chimney fire and never know it The 62 Florence Cherry Classical Electric Fireplace from Classic Flame. 1. Rattling Noise - Vibration. Loose components can sometimes cause a rattle or a chattering sound to be heard from within your electric fireplace. One of the main causes of a vibrating sound coming from an electric fireplace is the fans motor Best Review help analyzes thousands of articles and customer reviews to find the top-rated products at today's lowest prices. Best products, best offers.MOZ DA: 45/100 (-2%)Ref Dom: 49 Ref Links: 136.45K Spam Score: 8
Absolutely a woodpecker would make that noise. I realize I said it in kind of a jokey way, but we really did have a woodpecker visit our chimney for several days to find food, and it made a crazy noise that rattled the whole house. A woodpecker on anything metal is going to sound like an assault rifle Get Chimney noise Sounds from Soundsnap, the Leading Sound Library for Unlimited SFX Downloads They make scratching and jumping noises, leaving you wondering what's moving across the ceiling. You're more likely to hear them moving through the attic or near the roof edge, walls, and chimney. 2. Raccoons. You'll know if you have a raccoon in your house. These big creatures make their presence known and are particularly noisy Banging Noises. If your air conditioner is making a banging noise, this is an indicator of a problem with the compressor. This component is engineered to distribute refrigerant to various parts of the HVAC system to remove excess heat from your home. As your central air conditioning system reaches the middle or end of its lifespan, it is not uncommon for parts to become loose inside the. One thing that slightly bothers me is a slight buzzing/ rattling noise coming from about where the speakers are. On the right side (The big speaker panel under the screen). It is very faint when using the Laptop normally and also in a completly quite room it is only faintly audible. I do really hear it though if I put my ear against the speakers
Is your cooker hood making a strange noise? A cooker hood noise is a common problem for many people. Having a range hood making noises can be very frustrating. Find out what the 6 main causes are for a noisy kitchen hood and discover some simple solutions to fix the problem The rattling you hear is likely the sound of dampers in the vents moving in the wind. A Stench of Decomposing Matter. The draft can carry burning smells from your chimney and from the air outside, making you smell smoke even when nothing is on fire
No noise at all can also indicate your stove's issue. I came across a unique issue when testing a stove. It ran for 5 minutes, then went silent. All of the lights on the control panel went out he stove died. Having no sounds in this instance helped me pinpoint the AC line cord was the issue. After the stove got warm, one of the line connecters. Most of the worst boiler noises are caused by a faulty pump. Solution. If you tap the pump gently you may be able to free up the seized part. This is a temporary fix and you will need to get a Gas Safe engineer to identify the issue (probably limescale or sludge build-up within the pump) Knocking, rattling and squealing are just some of the noises that indicate something is wrong. The type of sound your furnace is making will serve as a clue as to what might be causing the problem. Possible reasons your furnace may be making strange noises are: Air in the lines; Loose access panels; Pilot light needs resetting; Oil burner needs.
Pipes in your bathroom wall are making a knocking sound every time the toilet is flushed. Knocking noise happens in the laundry room when clothes washer finishes filling. There's a loud banging noise in the water pipes when the sprinkler system turns off. Most likely cause. Water hammer. While many people incorrectly use the term water hammer. 6 Best Ways to Soundproof an Air Vent. Block Off the Air Vent Entirely with Drywall. Fill the Opening With a Soundproofing Sealant. Cover the Vent With Soundproof Curtains or Blankets. Build a Noise-Reducing Maze Inside of the Vent. Plug the Vent With Acoustic Foam Do you have an aerial fixed to your chimney stack either by bolts or the wire type fixing kit. The chimney acts like a megaphone so even a small movement in the aerial will be amplified and make a sound like you describe. I've come across this a few times before. hope this helps. sootylum, Mar 2, 2007. #11
Most scientists describe it as the rattle call (for those who haven't heard it, it really does sound like the rattling growl of the predator from the 1987 movie). Unfortunately, we don't know what it means. There is evidence that only female crows utter this sound. 3. What do the soft wow/hoo/wah calls mean? We don't know Squirrels are most active in the morning and evening, so most people report hearing the sounds at that time. Squirrels are fast and light, so much of the noise sounds like fast scurrying or running, usually in the attic, near the edge of the roof, and sometimes noise in the walls or chimney. Some people report hearing the rolling of nuts
Replacing the Noisy RV Fridge Fan. The OEM fan in my Dometic DM2652 fridge is a typical desktop computer case fan, ( ADDA model AD0912UB-A71GL ). I sourced a much quieter and slightly larger Antec brand case fan at Radio Shack to replace it with. Since it is a larger diameter fan I had to modify the mounting a bit A horned rattlesnake exhibits its infamous defensive rattle at the end of its tail. Arguably, snake season is year-round in Arizona, a state known for its rattlers. But baby rattlesnakes are born in July and August, making these two months especially dangerous for hikers, gardeners, children and others at high risk of exposure to rattlesnake bites A bird born to run, the Greater Roadrunner can outrace a human, kill a rattlesnake, and thrive in the harsh landscapes of the Desert Southwest. Roadrunners reach two feet from sturdy bill to white tail tip, with a bushy blue-black crest and mottled plumage that blends well with dusty shrubs. As they run, they hold their lean frames nearly parallel to the ground and rudder with their long tails
1. Rattling Noise - Vibration. Loose components can sometimes cause a rattle or a chattering sound to be heard from within your electric fireplace.One of the main causes of a vibrating sound coming from an electric fireplace is the fans motor Tracking down the source of a strange noise in my 100-year-old Baltimore house - a mildly amusing mystery that might have made Edgar Alan Poe crack a smile A Rattling Sound: Sometimes small items can work past the lint filter and make a rattling sound as the dryer runs. Pull out the lint filter and train a flashlight upon the opening to check the area for debris. Another common cause of rattling sounds is a dryer that is not leveled properly Animal and Insect Sounds. Many animals and insects can make noises that help them talk to each other, find a mate or defend themselves. Learn about these noisemakers, featured on our poster created exclusively for the National Science Teachers Association, and listen to their sounds below Finally, if the nature of the noise is a metallic clunk (metal on brick / concrete) as opposed to a clang (metal on metal) it may be worth checking out the chimney breast. From what I recall from watching DIY programs, some older houses had metal plates in the chimney which could be adjusted to direct the heat flow into the room or to a.
Twice I heard noise in the attic above my bedroom. Sounds like silent knock on the attic. We do have a tile roof and 6 year old house. No sign of vent damage. But when we opened the cabinet where the vent goes up in the stove, we found a hole as big as a golf ball. Please advise. Thanks.. . . . . . . . The extra noise that is produced is because of the damaged fan. However, you can fix noisy Range hood and have a fan working as if it is brand new by following these guidelines: Trace the button that is located in front of range hood and turn on power. Wait for fan to pick up the speed and identify where the noise is being produced This is usually on the roof for a standard furnace with a flue/chimney, or from the side of the house with a high-efficiency furnace with a PVC venting system. Oil the Blower Mower A lack of lubrication in the blower motor can diminish your furnace's effectiveness and cause unwanted noise
The only issue is a high pitched rattle/noise that I thought was the blower motor bearing. I oiled and rubber mounted the blower only to find the noise still present. I carefully used a stethoscope and found the noise is from the tube itself. I disabled the filament power and instantly, the noise is gone Bowden's installed a new fireplace insert (wood burning type) at my house in 2013. The price was good, The product was good, and the installer knew what he was doing. The sales lady at the shop also knew what she was talking about. There was one issue: The fan was abnormally noisy with rattling noise at low to intermediate speed. After some argument back and forth to make sure that it was. Common cooker hood problems A cooker hood is primarily designed to dissipate any odors that are caused while food is being cooked. It can also help remove any airborne grease that may be created during the cooking process. This is essentially an uncomplicated system and usually cooker hood problems are restricted to issues concerning the motor, main control board, or the lighting system
Strange Noises. It is normal for your gas fireplace to make some sounds which is no cause for alarm. When you start to hear to experience operating issues and hear different noises at the same time you should do some investigating to determine the cause. Chimney Inspections in Hartford, Glastonbury, 06001 Avon, 06002 Bloomfield, 06006. clatter: A rattling noise, usually of heavy objects contacting each other rapidly. tore: In this case, it means open rapidly. shutters: usually two wood panels covering a window completely that could be swung open or closed to keep out the cold and light as needed. Some houses have them on the outside, others, on the inside Rattling noises can be caused by loose access panels. To resolve this problem, tighten the screws on the heat pump. If this does not fix the noise, we recommend inserting rubber cushions under the heat pump to eliminate the rattling and vibrations. On the other hand, the source of a rattling sound can be loose parts near the air handler BUSINESS OVERVIEW. Fletchers Chimney and Fireplace is a small family owned company, in which the owner and his son do all the work. After 33 years of building masonry chimneys, and fireplaces, we believe that we have truley mastered the craft.Not only do we apply our experience to building new projects, but also inspect, offer solutions to problems, and sweep fireplaces and chimneys