We’re all aware of the sounds that our house makes in the middle of the night. You lay awake and all you can hear is the creaking and cracking of the bones of the house as it settles down for the night. That’s what my Granny used to say to me pointing out that her house was as old as she was. Some of the sounds you should not ignore, especially those that emanate from the boiler. This where you will need the services of a Boiler Repair Cheltenham based company. What might the other noises be?
The most common reason for the sounds that you hear at night are easily explainable. For the most part our homes are made of stone, brick and cement but there is also a lot of wood. This would be in the eaves of the roof and the doors. Wood is a living material and it expands and contracts accordingly. So, if we’ve had a warm day the wood will dry and start to contract. As the cool of the evening comes on the wood begins to start to expand back. As it does this the wood creaks and cracks just as it does would in a forest.
If you get the odd bout of moaning then it is more than likely that you have a draught that is picking up on the wind blowing through it. There is another answer. Many homes are fitted with air bricks. This allows for cool air to circulate in the home. Sometimes they magnify the wind.