Noise appears to follow us around. Whether at home, work or out and about there is a good chance that you will be able to hear noise of some description. This is the consequence of a growing nation. Noise heard from the home is perhaps one of the biggest problems that people tend to witness and it can be become annoying when it reaches a certain stage.
If the noise stems from your neighbours then the first step is to politely inform of the situation and ask if they can do something about it. If this proves to be unsuccessful then you could take other measures such as to replace your windows as a double glazed window is far more effective at keeping out noise than a single glazed version. Extra-long curtains and drapes are also a sound investment in such circumstances.
If none of the above is effective you have every right to advise your local authority of the problem or you could look at investing in soundproofing. Soundproofing a room is a simple and cost-effective way of lessening the impact of excess sound and because it can be applied just about anywhere it means that all your noise-related problems will soon reduce.
An abundance of time and money is not required as sound insulation is easy and stress-free to apply and affordable enough to suit most budgets. Modern buildings tend to be more susceptible to noise than traditional-builds so you really will thank your lucky stars for soundproofing.