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I use my fan for this very reason. 'Fortunately' mine makes enough noise that simply turning it up to high works well enough so I use the fan speed and location within the house to fine tune things to my needs. White noise from the fan is caused by the sound of air movement, especially turbulent air flow as it moves around items and itself in a pattern much ...


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It's almost certainly your FiOS ONT. The power supply contains a battery, and it beeps when the battery dies. You can take the battery to a hardware store and buy a replacement for a couple of dollars, or call FiOS and they will send you a battery. Those other deices you listed usually don't beep, except for the sump pump if it's got a water level alarm or ...


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I recently purchased a brand new GE refrigerator and it was making a terrible noise about once an hour that sounded like a metal fan hitting something. Turned out it was because the ice maker was in the on position and the waterline hadn't been hooked up yet. However even when I called the store they didn't seem to know that would be why I was getting that ...


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This is probably due to a bad or unlubricated drum roller. Look up the service manual for your dryer to get access to these rollers, but a generic diagram is below. Note that many dryer drums are not suspended from the center, but rather rest on a few rollers, front and back, beneath the drums. If there's friction in the roller, it might not contact the ...


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Like Ed Beal suggested in a comment, you mostly need to drive your shims in more assertively. However, I'd use plenty of construction adhesive as well. Remove the shims now in place if they'll come out with a little effort. Blow or vacuum out all dust and debris. Inject plenty of heavy-duty construction adhesive into all gaps. Firmly drive pressure-...


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I remember this sound from my youth; about once or twice a second. It is either a tape recorder or player problem. This can be proved by running the machine elsewhere - the clicking will happen wherever the machine is, so proving the smart meter is not the problem. A forum about tape deck problems is shown below. I hope you find a solution. As many people ...


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Check the contacts in your thermostat and in the relay for your heater. It sounds like they're not opening completely when the desired temp is reached. If it's an old mechanical thermostat with the mercury switch, look for slag floating in the switch, in which case you'd want to replace it. If this is a rental unit, check with the landlord before doing any ...


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With the flow on the cold being the issue it sounds like water hammer. I have seen extreme water hammer with very tiny flows but it is much more common with high flows. The 2 solutions I know of for water hammer are. Strapping the pipes that are chattering, if you have access a couple of straps to keep the pipes from chattering will quiet it down. Add a ...


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A piece of sticky tape on one blade so it taps the grill will work. Probably will need replacing every so often, try lighter or heavier tape and see.


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Even bleeding the systems won’t normally stop the clicking & creaking as the pipes heat and cool the pipes expand and contract causing the majority of the noise, on steam systems there are DA tanks that remove the air , it sounds like normal expansion noise to me , I would not experiment at bleeding a system until I knew if it was a hot water or steam ...


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I had the same situation a number of years ago with the pilot on a gas furnace. Since the furnace was next to a bedroom it was very irritating at night. The solution: The gas pressure to the pilot needs to be reduced slightly. Locate the gas shutoff valve for the stove. Lower the pressure of the gas to the pilot by slightly closing the valve. You shouldn't ...


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I hear a harmonic to the compressor running this may be able to be dampened using isolation studs, this is a vibration isolation that has bolts sticking out of a solid rubber piece there is no metal to metal contact aprox 1/2” of rubber is between the bolts you remove the existing bolts put these in between the frame and the outside unit, one time I had to ...


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A major part of the problem is the way the condenser is mounted. They are normally set on a concrete pad a few feet away from the house to facilitate air flow around the unit. Your condenser is mounted on steel brackets bolted into your foundation so the vibration, which every unit has, is transmitted right into your house. Check to see if there are any type ...


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Those ticking noises are likely just the sounds of your "heat traps", one way valves that are used to save energy by not allowing heat from your water to migrate into the pipes, cool off and sink back down to require heating again. Heat traps are often installed as nipples on the cold and hot water lines, so you may not even realize that's what ...


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It's a type of water hammer enabled by an incomplete seal, tighten it further if that silences it you need to repair the valve, a new washer might do it, or the valve seat may also need fixing. Overtigtening causes accelerated wear on the valve stem thread, and so should not be treated as a fix.


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High levels of Radio/High Frequency noise are produced by many LED bulbs. Those tiny switched mode power supplies do often miss appropriate filters. The working frequencies are often above the hearing limit, i.e. above 20kHz, sometimes above 100kHz. The switching mode in combination with non-linear elements like fast rectification diodes produce frequencies ...


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The problem with those modules is they're designed to go in a product The power-line RFI filter modules you're looking at aren't useful for what you're trying to do. Why? Because they're designed to go in a finished product, and thus are UL Component Recognized (with the RU, or Rather Useless to us, mark), vs being UL Listed as something that can be ...


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It’s unusual to have an issue after living there for so many years. I suspect something has changed like: 1) water pressure, 2) new utility work, 3) ground shift, 4) neighbor change /add something, 5) foundation move, 6) fans, 7) tv dish above wall. 1) I’d call the water utility company and see if they’ve changed water pipes (which can cause a increase in ...


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I'm guessing you have a transitional hybrid plaster, where you have 3/8" gypsum panels behind and about the same plaster in front. This makes your wall very robust, so yes, you can carve it out a bit. Try not to go more than about 1/3 the total thickness of the wall panel as a whole, and only remove the paper facing where necessary. That's really what ...


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I have found this a few times with incandescent lights and dimmers, most dimmers are SCR so they are turning on and off each cycle, the noise was actually coming from the element in the light, I did not quite believe it the first time I found this but figured it was because of the fancy shape of the chandelier lamps. A few years later I had it happen on some ...


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The front door drawing is here. Usually the squeak is due to the front drum glides (mounted the inside front) being worn. https://www.partselect.com/Models/FSE447GHS0/Sections/P16D0023-FRNT-PNL-DOOR/?ModelID=1102488&ModelNum=FSE447GHS0&mfgModelNum=&ManufactureID=4&Selected=BV5VLVBJ&Position=4&mfg=Frigidaire&Type=Dryer&Mark=4 ...


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Short of replacing your window with a duct with several turns, lined with sound baffles, you aren't going to get quiet. Human ear is amazingly sensitive. 30 db is a very quiet country side. Flies buzzing, birds chirping. Office is about 70 db 40 db difference doesn't sound like much, but it's a log scale. That office is a thousand times noisier. 3 db ...


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It's unlikely to damage your pipe, but the problem could be air in the system. You may have an old pipe underground that has a break in it.


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I can answer this for those that experience this with the HTP PH-LD. these are vary nice stainless steel machines. It can be corrected with an offset adjustment on the gas valve. An experienced technician can adjust this to run perfectly and not have any sound. The fan speed can also be turned down in the program but don't turn it down for the noise. This ...


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