sound proofing

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    Sound Proofing - New Build Flat

    Hi all, I am currently at loggerheads with Persimmon homes regarding the sound insulation coming from upstairs in my first floor flat. I have contacted the developer and obviously they have stated that the flat has been sound tested and built in accordance with building regs. As I can hear...
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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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    Scope for legal action - no fire collars

    Hi all and any! Well, we've just moved back into our Taylor Wimpey apartment having been moved out for 6 weeks so our soundproofing could be relaid correctly to ensure it passed Part E and re sounding where it seriously failed. I've been sent a copy of a report produced by the contractor...
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    Hearing every sound from above

    I moved into my new build flat just over a year ago and have spent the best part of this wrangling with the property developer, Taylor Wimpey, over the sound of footsteps from the flat above; basically I hear every single footstep. After many emails and letters, they finally decided to...
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    Poor sound proofing

    I purchased a flat about 2 years ago from Wimpey ; I am the second owner and I find the soundproofing to be extremely poor to the point where I cannot wait to move out and find somewhere else. The main problem is the flanking noise from the flat upstairs. All it takes is for them to drop...
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