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BUILDING NOISE DIAGNOSIS & CURE
ACOUSTICAL SEALANT CHOICES
CARPETING, SELECTION & INSTALLATION
FLANKING SOUND PATHWAY CUT-OFF
HEALTH RELATED NOISE COMPLAINTS
HEATING SYSTEM NOISE TRANSMISSION
HOUSE DOCTOR, how-to be
INSULATION LOCATION - WHERE TO PUT IT
NOISE / SOUND DIAGNOSIS & CURE
NOISE AIR CONDITIONER / HEAT PUMP
NOISE, DUCT VIBRATION DAMPENERS
NOISE CONTROL for HEATING SYSTEMS
NOISE CONTROL for FLOORS
NOISE CONTROL for PLUMBING
NOISE CONTROL for ROOFS
NOISE CONTROL for WALLS
NOISE, PLUMBING CHECKLIST
NOISE, PLUMBING DRAIN DIAGNOSIS
NOISE, PLUMBING DRAIN REPAIR
NOISE, WATER HEATER
ODORS GASES SMELLS, DIAGNOSIS & CURE
PLUMBING DRAIN NOISE DIAGNOSIS
PLUMBING NOISE CHECKLIST
PLUMBING SYSTEM NOISE DIAGNOSIS & CURE
ROOF NOISE TRANSMISSION
SOUND CONTROL in BUILDINGS
SOUND EVENT LOG
SOUND TRANSMISSION CLASS RATINGS
SOUNDPROOFING MATERIAL PROPERTIES
STAIRS, RAILINGS, LANDINGS, RAMPS
SUMP PUMPS GUIDE
THERMAL EXPANSION of MATERIALS
WATER HAMMER NOISE DIAGNOSE & CURE
Building fan or fan motor noise troubleshooting: causes & cures.
How to diagnose & fix noises traced to fans used in building ventilation systems, air condtioners, heat pumps, furnaces, kitchen or bathroom vents or other locations.
These articles discuss building noise control: how to inspect, diagnose & cure noise or sound problems in homes or commercial buildings.
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Fan noise sources include noises traced to fan motors (humming, rattling) or mechanical components such as a loose fan blade (ticking, rattling, banging) as well as possible electrical hazard noises (unsafe wiring or motor defects, hissing, etc.)
Noises from Fans & Venting Equipment in Other Building Locations
Ventilation fans used in baths, kitchens, air to air heat exchangers, whole house ventilating fans, attic vent fans, gable end vent fans, and fans used in small appliances such as microwave ovens, even stereo systems can produce hums, clicks, and rattles as well.
To help separate normal fan operating noise from noise indicating trouble you'll want to read our discussion of fan noise level ratings measured in sones.
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