Haunted Stairways – or a good job for a carpenter?
Here are some low-tech ways to investigate haunted stairways, plus some extra footage at the wonderfully haunted hotel, The Spalding Inn, at Whitefield, NH.
Has someone complained about a ghost on a staircase? Ghost hunters need to respond quickly to this kind of complaint. It might be a normal — but dangerous — problem. Finding a normal reason why someone feels disoriented on the stairs could save lives.
To investigate a haunted stairway, you’ll need:
- A carpenter’s level (under $2.50 at most hardware and DIY stores).
- A ruler or tape measure, or both.
- An EMF detector (to check for leaking EMF, usually from wiring concealed under the staircase).
Here’s how to test the staircase to see if the problem is normal, not paranormal: