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What’s that noise?

A very dear client of ours contacted us this month to report hearing a dripping type noise that was driving them barmy all night. I popped along and played detective. First we listened and narrowed down which room it originated from. Next I timed the distance between each occurrence of the noise, 36 seconds exactly. That way I knew it was electrical; plumbing is not normally that predictable. I'd not long ago read a story about a man who'd also been driven mad by a noise in his house, he'd take a hammer to the wall in the end through frustration and the false belief he might find the answer inside the wall. That story ended with the discovery of an old smoke detector at the bottom of the drawer, beeping intermittently to remind someone to change its fading battery. With this in mind I asked the lovely lady to turn out her drawers (steady) and sure enough, despite protests that there was no old smoke detector in the drawer, there was! Problem solved and all free of charge with no holes in any walls. The reason I share this story is not just due to the amusement it caused my client and I, but it was one of those heart warming moments in business, when you are presented with a problem that you can solve easily with a bit of sense and determination. It's not always the pride of constructing large bespoke buildings, or having a dedicated and well bonded team that inspires us on, sometimes it's these simple little moments that make this job so pleasant.

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