How Loud is Your Stove?

G-rott Posted By G-rott, Nov 14, 2006 at 4:40 AM

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  1. G-rott

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    As I turn up the air to char the last load for the night the stove realy "tings" and "pops". I don't notice it that often durring the rest of the day, probably due to all the other sounds in the house.

    Then as I close the air down for the night more "tings" and "pops" and even a few "creaks".

    Is this common with all new tighter cast stoves? Could be the new house is just so quiet I hear it more.
     
  2. DonCT

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    Mine does the same thing as it heats up. It's just the stove expanding. Once I get it to temp, it settles down and I can usually only hear a light woosh sound as the air is drawn into the firebox.
     
  3. hardwood715

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    Mines 26 years old, steel, I hear that steel baffle tick away when added wood starts to flame up. or if I go from like 300 degrees stove top to 600+. If the TV's off, quiet house, it'll sound a little creaky!
     
  4. Corey

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    Same here...anytime there is a temp change everything has to get used to it's new size. No real harm or sign that anything is wrong...just the nature of the beast.

    Corey
     
  5. wg_bent

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    Same here, mine will even groan a bit when I toss in fresh splits. The splits draw heat out of the baffle, and it makes a bit of noise. Then as the stove heats back up, it groans a bit more.

    Tings and pings when first starting up is pretty common. Even if the Blower shuts off while just coals in the stove will cause some groaning.
     
  6. citizanken

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    Mine also pings as it is heating up, especially if I turn the fan off with a good load of wood in the firebox
     
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