03:33PM | 01/20/07
Member Since: 01/19/07
1 lifetime posts
Just a couple of days ago, I have begun having moaning or foghorn noises in the wall behind a 1/2 bath. A water heater is on the other side of the bath.

The noise is continuous for about a minute then goes away. It is doing it about once an hour.

Any ideas?

Hubert Bullard


05:49AM | 01/21/07
Member Since: 01/24/06
1449 lifetime posts
First thing is to isolate the noise so you know your dealing with.

Sometimes a toilet fill valve will makes these sounds as the water seeps past the tank bulb / flapper / disc and as the water re fills these could be sounds of a lose washer / gasket.

I would shut the toilet supply first and see if the noise subsides.

Also when was the last time you followed the manufacturers instructions about flushing out the hot water heater and testing the T&P?


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