Humming Poltergeist!

garlicjimNovember 12, 2012

Not sure if this is the proper venue for this but here goes.

I have just recently noticed a humming noise in one of the walls of a bathroom. My hearing isn't all that good, so it may have been there all along.

There is "nothing" on that wall in the bathroom or the closet on the other side of the wall.

I'm baffled. I may try to contact the gentleman who built it if I still have his phone number.

Beyond that, there is another higher pitched hum on the hall wall. On that wall is the doorbell ringer, and a thermostat for the furnace/ac. I know it's been there all along, but still wonder about it.

I don't want those poltergeists breathing up my oxygen, lol.

Any ideas?

Thanks,

Jim

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ionized_gw

Hmmmm, transformers, including ballasts for lights, and fans can hum. Turn off your breakers and see which one makes it go away.

    Bookmark   November 12, 2012 at 2:23PM
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btharmy

If the doorbell is on that wall, chances are there is a doorbell transformer close by. In the attic or basement maybe?

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 8:58PM
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