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Dripping sound in walls! Freaking me out

This dripping sound is coming from my walls and it seems to correlate with crinkling sounds from my baseboards, so my guess is it has something to do with the heat pipes/furnace?  I don't see any water damage to my wall but I'm really nervous about what this could be.  The drips last for a few minutes and then slow down to a periodic drip sound.

I've recorded a video of the sound.  The video is pitch black but turn up the volume:

I'd appreciate any insight.  Is this something I should call a plumber for?


    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 14,505
    Just a guess but if you don't see any water anywhere you could just be hearing noise from the pipes expanding and contracting while being heated or cooled.

    Is the problem first floor, second floor??

    If FF I would look around the area below it in the basement and second floor you would see the leak on the FF.

    Sometimes cutting up a empty plastic milk jug and sliding a piece of it between the pipe and the floor will quiet expansion noise if that is what it is

    If you don't see any water it's probably expansion noise