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    Noise from flat next door

    Hi All I have recently moved into a new build flat and there have been quite a few issues that the developer/contractor have been sorting. The one issue that they haven't been able to resolve is the significant noise coming through from the flat next door. We share a party wall that connects...
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    New Build Apartment Noise Problem

    We have just moved in to a new build duplex apartment. Our new neighbours moved in a week after us, and the noise began. We can hear every footstep and bang, and worst of all can hear them use the toilet and then the flush, as their toilet is on our wall. It isn't there fault, its just normal...
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    Barratt Home (Maple Park, Essex)

    Hi, I am wondering if anyone else from Maple Park or even Barratt has had serious issues with snagging. I'm not even talking about cosmetical issues (which I have tons off) I'm having serious issues with my floors & Stairs on the 1st and 2nd floor. The problem seems to be under the...
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    Sound Proofing - New Build Flat

    Hi all, I have not long moved into a recently constructed new build flat by Persimmon (fist occupants). Everything was fine at first, but my upstairs neighbours have just moved in! I can literally hear every footstep and also the sound of furniture etc. - I am also concerned of what's to come...
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    Sound Proofing - New Build Flat

    Hi all, I have recently just moved into a recently constructed new build flat by Persimmon (build completed end of March and we are first occupants). The wider site is not yet complete and builders are still on site. Everything was fine for the first couple of days, but my upstairs neighbours...
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    Cracking noise in ceilings Strata Homes

    Hello All, I moved into a 4 bedroom Barcelona type house which was built by Strata. We moved into this property in June 2016 it had been stood a good few months so had clearly been build in winter 2015 / 2016. Since moving into this property we have had problems with cracking noises in the...
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    Sound proofing - ceiling - advice/remidial actions new build

    We are in a new build conversion (old building new renovation) the ceiling of our flat is new and not an original part of building and the walls are plasterboard. We are being plagued by walking and thumping sounds from the apartment upstairs (no tv/music noises) the apartment is 9 months since...
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    Noise of running water from flats above

    Hello, 15 months ago I bought and I moved into, what I thought at the time, dream come true, new build flat. As much I try to stay positive, the sound of waterfalls and banging, crushing noises from the pipes make me a bit sleepless sometimes. I live on the first floor of 5. Kitchen area-living...
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    Every time it rains I get dripping vibration on window sills from metal roof above

    I moved into my flat on the 3rd floor 28th January 2016, on the second night I cried, every room (two bed flat and wet room) was effective by dripping noise. Above me is a metal roof,flat on top with sides 80 degrees and used as a penthouse. The metal unit is clamped down around my above...
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    Why don't the building regulations cover impact noises? or do they?

    Kier homes refused to help when I told them that a great deal of noise I don't expect to hear from quiet neighbours comes through the walls. Turning on light switches, flushing toilets, lifting toliet seats, tapping the sink, opening/closing shower/cupboard and other doors, walking, talking...
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    Noise Level In New Flats

    Hi everyone, I am at my wits end after buying a new Carvill built flat about two and a half years ago with ongoing problems since then. In a nutshell, I can hear and feel vibration not only from my neighbour below, but from 2 floors down! It is bad enough to wake you from sleep and if...
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