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    Default Freaking out, noise outside??

    There's a noise, in the wall or floor, every 10-20min. Like a bang-bang. My brother thinks pipes, so we've turned the main off buts it's still there. I can't sleep. It's consistent, so not an animal or person.
    The hot water system is also on that side.
    I can't sleep!!
    Any ideas?
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    When I was a kid our hot water system used to go 'bang bang'....I have no idea how to stop it though sorry. Maybe turn it off for now?

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    Was it consistent? It just won't stop, the water is off (mains) and it's making noise every 10-20min.
    I have no idea what else it could be.

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    It's could also be air in the pipes....you've turned the mains off so now run the tap until it's empty. Do the same with the hot water. I have no idea if it'd work....just a thought

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    Hot water system would still have water even with mains off

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    Is it windy at the moment could it be something being blown?

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    Not windy.
    Dh is asleep, not worried.
    I'm a wreck, waiting for something to burst or blow up. I'm a worrier.

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    I'm sure it's fine, I had banging of pipes as a child and nothing burst try and sleep if something happened in sure you'll know about it quickly and any damage would be the same as if you're awake.

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    Can they still bang even when water not being used??

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    As ozey mum said could be air in them.


 

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