Moles, Ghosts, or Normal Settling?

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Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:48 am

I have a brand new single wide Legacy mobile home that's 6 months old. The wall in my bedroom pops sometimes. One morning I got up and walked into my utility room (adjacent to my bedroom, same wall) and walked on the floor next to the wall and seriously thought that something underneath my floor broke. It was that loud. That hasn't happened again, but my wall still pops. I mainly hear it at night which of course is when I'm trying to sleep. Also in my bedroom, when I walk in the center of it, I can hear a domino effect all the way down the center from wall to wall. It sounds like little moles with hammers. (Picture that if you will.) It will even do that sometimes when I'm not even standing on it. It's this normal settling? Or is it something that I should be concerned with? Thanks for your help!

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Tue Aug 28, 2012 5:19 pm

Mobiles do make some noises, If you have metal roof and siding the sun will expand it and make noise. the same holds true when it cools off. Wind can also be a factor.

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