Sep 13, 2011 2:30 pm
Hi, I need advice. We have roller blinds on the bedroom windows which we need to keep closed overnight. In the warmer months we need to have the evap cooling on overnight and therefore the windows need to be open a little bit. BUT as it is pretty windy where we are the blinds flap and make a lot of noise.
We are thinking we need to put drapes over the top (so at night we can have drapes closed, roller blinds up). Would rather not have to do this though.
What have people done to overcome this problem?
Re: Noisy Roller blinds with evap cooling2
Sep 13, 2011 2:37 pm
We had this problem in our last house. I always hated it & even though the evap cooling was lovely it always annoyed me.
I got some sticky foam patches and stuck them on the back where they banged. Sorry, I have a mental blank and can't think what they are called but you know the pads you stick on the bottom of furniture legs so they don't scratch the floor. They still bang but quietly!!
A bit cheaper than buying new blinds.
My building thread: viewtopic.php?f=38&t=51010
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RobGeeCooling (2 level evap and/or split system decision)Cooling (2 level evap and/or split system decision)
Perfect - thanks that’s so helpful!
KrushullVery noisy steel frame houseVery noisy steel frame house
Thanks all, sorry for the slow response. We are getting an engineering report done this week to check out the cracks and the noise so hopefully that will shed some light…