Posts Tagged ‘Noise Complaint’

Know Your Noise Laws and Protect Your Peace of Mind

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You may be frustrated with the noise from your neighbor’s house, but without knowing how communities make noise laws to deal with loud situations, it may be hard for you to get resolution on this kind of problem. Knowing about your local noise laws can help you make good decisions in getting the peace and […] read more

4 Ways to Deal With Bad Neighbors

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Living with bad neighbors can be stressful and greatly impacts your quality of life. Moving out is not always an option, and it doesn’t guarantee that you won’t live among bad neighbors again. Not confronting the problem will only make you lose sleep at night. If you need help, here are 4 things you can […] read more

My Neighbor’s TV Is too Loud – What Do I Do?

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Have you ever heard sound wafting into your apartment and thought: “my neighbor has their TV’s volume turned up too loud. Now what?” This common scenario can be annoying and not always easy to fix. By keeping a level head and asserting your rights, you may be able to successfully combat this all-too-familiar problem. Evaluating the Problem […] read more

How to Handle Neighbor Complaints

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In an ideal apartment situation, neighbor complaints are rare if not nonexistent. However, it’s a fact of life that people tend not to see eye to eye at times and disagreements arise. If you’ve found yourself with a complaint from a neighbor, take the following steps to keep the situation from escalating. Step One: Hear […] read more

How Do I Approach a Noisy Neighbor?

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Nothing makes an otherwise perfect apartment loose its appeal faster than a noisy neighbor. Unlike plumbing or electrical problems in your apartment, noisy neighbors cannot be solved by simply calling maintenance. The only way to truly resolve the issue is to approach your neighbor about the noise. Don’t let the thought intimidate you. Follow these […] read more

How to Deal With a Neighbor From Hell

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Unless you are very fortunate, you will eventually encounter the neighbor from hell. This type of neighbor seems oblivious to your existence, even though you live right next-door. Their behavior includes many disturbing activities including noise, constant traffic in and out of the apartment, slamming doors, and leaving garbage in the hallway for days. These […] read more

The Best Way to Handle Annoying Neighbors

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An otherwise fantastic apartment can quickly become a source of frustration if you reside near annoying neighbors. Whether blaring music at odd hours of the night, leaving trash in the hallways, entertaining an endless stream of visitors, or simply refusing to use use indoor voices, annoying neighbors are something most renters will encounter at some […] read more

Living with Neighbors Who Party All the Time

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Remember that horrific tune, sung(?) by none other than Eddie Murphy called "Party All the Time?" Yeah I know, it does bring back some images we'd rather not remember. However, why is it that some of our neighbors seem to use that song as their mantra? You know the ones. The frat boys who come home close to three in the morning and party from the car to their apartment, leaving beer bottles strewn along the way; the three guys in Apartment 3C who are trying to form the next power-rock trio; the Hugh Hefner-wannabe whose friends take over the pool area, and the half-deaf woman living above you who gets a hankering for Neil Diamond when the sun goes down. Ah, the joys of apartment living. read more

Top 5 Tips When you File a Complaint

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You've moved into a new apartment, your stuff is unpacked and you're finally settled in- and that's when you notice it. It might be the neighbor's insufferably loud music, a broken security gate, a clear fire hazard or water that smells like sewage running down the only set of stairs to get to and from your apartment. Get ready to file a complaint with your landlord or management company, because little will get fixed if you don't. But first, you'll need to take some steps to make sure you come out on top. Keep these five tips in mind to ensure that your complaint will not only be read, but that some action will be taken. read more