Six Ways to Detect Paranormal Activity in a House

Are too many strange occurrences going on in your house? Have you thought now it may be paranormal or a ghost? If so you have come to the right place. Read on..

What is Paranormal?

First of let’s first clarify paranormal, it does not always signify spirits or ghosts, it could be other energies at work. It really just suggests an occult situation where what is happening is very unusual and is a mystery to you and to others that experience it.. What I first suggest to anyone to do is as each paranormal incident happens in your house or whoever’s house, write it down.

A lot of the time it is an energy trying to communicate in some way and possibly working out how to answer the question may help the entity or energy move on..

ways to detect paranormal activity in a house

Secondly, be strong mentally. Remember the golden rule with paranormal or the occult is fear can only attract bad, so if you be positive your energy will only react as a defense. Another aspect to consider is maybe the paranormal activity is not trying to communicate, maybe more it is just replaying itself like a residual haunting. A common example of this is a light switching on at 8 o clock every night but nothing else happens, next day same thing happens.

Okay so here are Six Ways to Detect Paranormal / Occult Activity in your House

1 ) Lights On and Off - A common paranormal activity is lights switching on and off. This happens because an energy passes by the light and sucks or drains the electricity from the source temporarily. Occasionally it is a electric fault so ruling this out is important. An interesting experience happened to me once when I was visiting my sister, each light in the house switched on one after the other and then backwards in the same sequence and then the last one flickering. Interestingly none of the lights were on except the room we were in.. Spooky hey..

2 ) TV Switching Channels or Turning On and Off - TV is another common one, ever had your tv turn off and then before you turn it back on it switches back on. This is a very common paranormal activity, the TV turning off or changing channels. The theory is that as a paranormal energy passes by it disrupts the on / off frequency. Commonly most of the time this paranormal is a spirit.

3 ) Items Moved – This is a frustrating one, you check for your car keys or house keys and they are not there. Then later on after searching your house you find them where the were not in the beginning. A lot of people shrug this one off, but it definitely is a paranormal occurrence. The theory with this one is a  spirit or intelligent energy is delaying your day for a reason. It may be a foretold car accident or something similar. Some people refer to this action as being looked after by an angel, who likes you. While others say it is just a mischievous spirit. Maybe when this happens next time it may be because of a reason..

4 ) Car  Not Starting – This is another common one, the car will not start and then the next day before you decide to get it towed to get fixed, it starts for some reason. In a way like the car knew it was about to be towed to a mechanics.. A lot of the time this could be a coincidence and a standard mechanical fault, however if it happens in certain patterns chances are it is paranormal. I have a friend who has a spirit in his car, it was a good spirit and if at any time his car would not start all he did was talk to the car and the spirit and then five minutes later the car would start. I am unsure as to why spirits or energies would attach themselves to cars but it does happen..

5 ) Doors Opening and Closing - Hey that’s strange, how did that door open or how did that door close? This is probably the most easily confused one as doors could open or close with the wind. However when there no breeze that day and it happens it indicates something different. Doors are easily pushed and if you have a spirit in the house they can be moved lightly with there spirit passing by. This one really needs due time of trial and error to work out if it is paranormal. Make sure to check for breezes even from the floor and close all external doors and windows to see if it still happens..

6 ) Voices and Footsteps – These two are probably the most spooky of the lot and are massive signs. The first one being voices is interesting, try to record the voices. It may sound like hard to hear whispers, but on a recorder you can turn it up to work out what may be the spirit or paranormal energy is saying. The second one footsteps is a spooky one also. Basically said this is a common one when sleeping, waking up to footsteps. You go to investigate but there is nothing there. With this one it could keep recurring until you are certain there is something going on..

This happened to me in a haunted house I lived in in Dorrigo when I was younger. Footsteps were very common and sometimes even the footsteps could be heard outside my room and then stop at my door. This was a nightly haunt so every night it was the same. Footsteps and a bad smell of a sweaty older man.. I have more to say on this haunt but will include it in a future post as there is a lot of detail.

ways to detect paranormal doors in a house

Overall Paranormal is Real

There are many other ways to tell as well, these 6 ways are some of the standard ones I find in any paranormal haunting situation. In other extreme situations, it could be moving objects, doors slamming, seeing a apparition or even being physically abused by the spirit or entity. These ones I refer to as upset energies. They are not common however if you do come across one in your life be cautious and be wise on handling.

It is important to remember that to some spirits or energies, they may be  upset or angry because they want you out of there house..

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  1. I moved into my grandparents house when my grandmother passed away back in 2007. My grandparents were the first people to own my house. No one has passed away in my house besides pets. But I’ve experienced a few things that don’t make sense. I would go to the basement to do some laundry and I would hear someone walking back and forth upstairs, but I’d be the only one home. I also have had the hinges come off my bedroom door. Sometimes while I’m watching netflix it will just randomly pause or fast forward what I’m watching, and my controller will be off. But I’ve also heard someone whisper in my ear twice. One of the times I was blow drying my hair and the other time I was just sitting in my room. I’m not afraid of my house by any means but I don’t understand why these things happen.

  2. Dear Timon, let me give u a glimpse about my family background tragedy.I’am 36 year old and I lost both two of my older brothers in a tragic accident (different years apart).I too lost my dad from cancer when he was 65 years old and bizarre but my brother in_law was tortured and shot to death.During the funeral on one of my brother my neighbor,a very nice man,was shot by someone accidentally and he died on the way to the hospital.

    Now,here’s my story.Four years back i met a very handsome,intelligent,honest,loving and caring man who loved me to bits and we ended up getting married.Our relationship is like a fairytale..lots of love around us overtime.Finally we started a family together and now we have a 2 year old baby girl and am pregnant 17 weeks!My husband was elated when he came to know that i was pregnant again…swear,i have never in my life seen someone so happy in his /her life.Of course he loved me and my daughter unconditionally too but it was such a blessing to see my man so happy…i could see the whole universe happiness on his face..it was magical!After i met my husband i never had had any sadness or weakness in my life..everyday was a special fulfilled day!

    You must be wondering whats with my story!?Well,let me begin…My ever loving husband committed suicide just a month back and i’ am certain that some evil forces caused this.4 months back i heard a devilish chocking and hard breathing sound coming right outside my bedroom window.I checked on my husband and my baby but they both were sleeping like angels.I could still hear it and i got all frizzed up but finally it stopped.It happened around 3:30 AM and after that i could’t sleep.Now what bothers me is how could i hear the same enactment sound of how my husband is gonna die(he hanged ) way before the act!Before this,once when i was sleeping in our guest room so tired suddenly my bed started shaking vigorously.I wanted it to stop but i could‘t get up to stop it.I wasn‘t so afraid though cos i was tired to get up.Once my husband asked me what happened to my back and if i got hurt somewhere but when i looked in the mirror i could see a bright fresh sore bruise on my back just behind my shoulder.I wondered cos i don‘t remember getting hurt or bumping into something.Once i heard knocks on my door and that evening my grandpa passed away but i heard that same knock soon after again but i just thought it was my imagination and now my husband is gone!

    I also had some vivid dreams about me being in the middle of nowhere standing and facing towards the deep woods calling out my husbands name but no answer and am feeling so sad and hurt..it was so real.BUt look now everything is so real and am hurt so deeply and grieving.My question here is ,why there‘s no man in our family.Am i cursed or theres something in me thats causing all this bad things to happen?Was my husband possessed?It must be me cos everywhere i reside this bad omen falls on everyone though i don‘t ever wish this on anyone and i do pray sometimes.I always wish good and happiness for everyone cos i wanted them to experience what i have ,a true love but now everything broken.Can u please find an answer for me here.Who am i and what am i or is there some evil attached to me or some curse?please don’t ignore and reply.I desperately need some answers.Thank you.Api

    • Hey Boni,
      Thanks for sharing you’re story, sorry to hear what happened to you and the tragedy of what happened with your husband.
      From your story you come across as very sensitive ( psychic ) to premonitions and to energies around you. Those that are sensitive tend to notice things that others do not..
      With your dream, to me it sounds like it is representing you feeling lost inside ( looking into the forest ) emotional and of course missing your husband.
      What I would recommend you do is spend as much time as possible with family and friends and try to find your old self again, also I would recommend starting meditation as well as it will help with the healing and grieving, of course baby steps there with that one. Meditation will also help with any lingering negative energy that is there and maybe lingering around.

      I hope that helps give you some direction.
      Regards,
      Strider

  3. David cooper says:

    Strange things have been happening in our house like the dog bowl moving me being hit by a for the TVs turning off and also the house alarm going off in the early hours even though it’s never ever been set, yet the dog acts normal so I don’t know if we have a spirit or not! I thought the dog would sense it?????

  4. Stephen Duncan says:

    Recently, after my friend broke up this this woman who clearly had a sorted past and claims to be a psychic and medium( not sure she really is one at all) walked through his house claiming odd activity.
    I have been to the house myself, and never liked being there but I can honestly say, some odd activity was happening like creekings in the floor and flickering lights but I sensed a presence and when he was around, it became very cold. I say he because it was a younger boy. Not sad but not happy either. He seemed lost. Now tht this so called medium had spent time in the house, more events have been happening. My friend Stephen(the man that owns the house) and I have an attachement and although we break from time to time, we always find our way back together. Well, needles to say, we found each other again and recently, the house is showing signs of more paranormal activity. Stephen thinks the so called “medium/ Psychic” brought bad vibes into his house. The spirit child that I have always sensed when I am there, does not feel there anymore( and I spent the night two nights ago) and did not hear the floor above us cracking like stepping foot steps nor did I feel the cool breeze or sense the presence of the little boy.
    Since leaving, Stephen has called me saying weird this like “there is country songs coming from near my fridge” and although you cannot make out all the words, at times you do hear some tunes and one or two words.
    He has also heard groups of people chatting, and muffled voices. I dated Stephen for almost 3 years and although I have very good instrict and feel very much like a port hole for spirits, I only ever felt the darkness of the house and the spirit of that little boy. For that reason, I never enjoyed his house and although I am upbeat and positive, I didn’t mind that little boy spirit living there that is now gone, but he seems to have been replaced with more aggressive voices and odd activity. Stephen called me tonight and said “Tara, listen to this, no radio on but country music.” I like to listen to country and often plug in his radio in the kitchen, to listen as I cook. He swears the radio is unplugged but it is a country station that he hears and that he recorded for me to hear. I do hear (through my phone) some muffled voice singing a country song but I cannot make it out. Stephen usually blows paranormal stuff off, so I believe this is frightening to him because he is calling me and asking me to listen. He has also said,” I think that other woman has brought bad spirits to my house, and more of them. He usually never even aknowledges it with me so, it must have him spoked. Do you have any thought on this?
    Thank you Tara -11/18/2014

  5. lequita wilson says:

    Hi I am an 30 year old young lady,I have been living with 2 friends of mine and weird things have been happening for instance,my stereo will turn off on its own,we have heard footsteps in the hallway and it stops right outside bedroom door,leave the house to return to open dresser drawers and things knocked off the dresser as well …I have to also mention I have had numerous paranormal situations all through my child hood starting at the age of 9 …ever since then it seems no matter where I go something happens almost like I can sense their presence and see them as well from demonic to friendly …could you please help me seek some understanding? Thank you ….

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