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 are a number of ways you can go about trying to make it less of an issue and staying cordial:
Take time out to approach your neighbour and discuss the noise-related problem. Doing this in a friendly manner will not usually go unnoticed by neighbours as in some cases they may not even be aware that they are causing a problem and will be appreciative to you for making them aware of the situation. Most noise issues can be resolved in this manner.
If the situation cannot be eradicated directly face-to-face with your neighbour then you should think about asking another neighbour in the area to act as a go-between. Their unbiased views may help smooth things about between you and result in a cordial relationship and a healthy compromise.
If all else fails then you should speak to the local council and advise them of the situation. They will take whatever action they deem necessary and if your claims are substantiated then it may result in equipment such as hi-fi’s, TV’s, radio’s etc. being seized.
There is however one other option to help lessen the impact. We are talking about soundproofing a room as sound insulation and soundproofing walls, as well as other areas of the home, can make excess noise a thing of the past.
You can find soundproof products for every area of the home which can used to plug even the tiniest of gaps. When installed successfully, you can be certain that they will make some sort of difference.
Moving home should be the last resort for anyone trouble by the issue of noise. It’s your home and you therefore have every right to live there!