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Furnace, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Ventilation Fans

Index For Sound Proofing & Noise Control

Problem: Ducts creak or bang when furnace cycles on and off.

Cause: Expansion and contraction of ducts.

Solutions: Operate the fan continuously to reduce expansion and contraction.

Modify air ducts.

  • Put resilient pads between ducts and supports as shown in Figures 26a and 26b.

Modification To Furnace Air Ducts To Correct Expansion & Contraction Noise

Figure 26a - Modification To Furnace Air Ducts To Correct Expansion & Contraction Noise

Modification To Furnace Air Ducts In Wall Cavity To Correct For Expansion & Contraction Noise

Figure 26b - Modification To Furnace Air Ducts In Wall Cavity To Correct For Expansion & Contraction Noise

  • Add braces with resilient pads where panels flex. Identify locations by listening and/or touching.
  • Fasten acoustic duct liner to the inner face of ducts to reduce vibration of duct walls and noise transmission along the duct.

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