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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 NOISES
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 humming noise troubleshooting: causes & cures.
What are the common sources of a humming sound heard in or near buildings?
Which humming noises indicate that repairs are needed? Cures for building humming sounds.
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Humming noises, also described more often as buzzing, occur at failing relays such as the relay in a heating system or air conditioning system or controls for circulator pumps. Just about anywhere that an electric motor, electric relay, or low voltage transformer is used inside a building or its equipment there may be a humming sound.
Humming noises outside of buildings are often traced to a power transformer located on or near the property and of course don't rule out nearby equipment on adjoining properties. Even power lines can produce a humming sounds.
Humming sounds around air conditioner compressor motors, fan motors, well pumps or other motors may be normal if the motor is running, but may also indicate a motor that is unable to start.
Dont' rule out medical causes of perceived humming sounds in and around building.
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