Archive for March, 2012
Working hours in the UK are as considerable as any other country in Europe. With living costs as high as ever before, many of us have to extend our normal working hours in order to make ends meet which means doing over-time and taking whatever work we can get. This means that thousands of us get very little spare time and when we do we will often spend it at home.
When you get home after a long hard day you expect to be able to chill out on the sofa or go to bed without any form of disruption. This is unfortunately very rarely the case!
There are an increasing number of noisy neighbourhoods within the UK. Some put it down to the fact…
Yet another story has appeared in the press regarding the issue of noise. Hi-Lo, a Jamaican bar and restaurant in Oxford has lost its licence to play live music for up to 3 months after complaints were received from local neighbours. Instead, they have been told that they can play music at a level that does not require a licence.
The proprietor’s claim that this judgement has resulted in the whole atmosphere of the restaurant being affected as the playing of music at a higher level is an important attribute of the business and has been for the last 32 years.
This is one of many stories that seem to pop up in news feeds on a daily basis all with the same issue at…
After a busy week at work many of us will want to do one of two things. Let our hair down or relax in comfort as we look to relieve all those stresses and strains. If you intend on inviting friends or family round for a few drinks then you need to respect the privacy of your neighbours.
However, if you are the one looking for a little bit of peace and quiet then you need to hope that you do not get troubled by noise. In either situation it pays to invest in some soundproofing from Acoustic Supplies as it can help prevent any potential fall-out between you and your neighbours.
If you are thinking about moving in to a new house or flat then you may be worried about what your new neighbours will be like. Living in such close proximity to other people can cause all sorts of problems and the stories that we are told about the most concern issues to do with noise. In most cases, homeowners are very considerate and they try to limit the amount of noise that they produce to a minimum to avoid disturbing their neighbours but it you live in a household that you know makes a lot of noise then you may need to make a few adjustments.
You may have a few hobbies, such as learning to play the guitar or the drums that you know…
There are only a small number of people who can afford to live in their own private mansion, with the majority of us having to live in close proximity with each other. Though it can be nice to get to know your neighbours, living so close to them can sometimes cause problems, mostly noise-related.
Having noisy neighbours can be a real nightmare, especially if the noise hinders you from carrying out all your usual daily tasks and activities. Arriving home after a long hard day at work, the last thing you need is to be disturbed by what’s going on around you when all you want to do is sit back and relax in peace.
Though it may be difficult to resolve the situation, there…