7 Best Devices to Annoy Neighbours (That Really Work)

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Of all the stresses that you can experience in your home, unwanted noise is one of the worst. A study in Denmark in 2017 suggested that for women, there is a close link between stress from noisy neighbours and a range of physical symptoms, including neck, shoulder, and other joint…

5 Reasons Your House Makes a Vibrating Humming Noise

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Our homes are our havens, so it can be incredibly frustrating when we discover a vibrating or humming noise within them. This then gets more frustrating when we realise, we are unsure as to where the noise is coming from. If you’ve noticed a vibrating or humming noise in your…

Squeaky Stairs: Fix From Above, Below or Through Carpet

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There’s something really frustrating about a squeaky stairs. It announces your arrival into a room or corridor, and it can easily wake up a whole household each time you need to pop to the bathroom during the night. With the wrong staircase and the wrong layout, squeaky stairs can be…

6 Reasons Your Shower Makes a Loud Humming Noise

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A nice warm shower can be the perfect way to relax after a long day or it can be a lovely peaceful way to wake up in the mornings. But when your shower is creating a loud humming noise, it’s hard to feel anything other than anxious about using it….

5 Ways to Fix a Gurgling Bath (When Toilet Flushed)

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A bath that gurgles when you flush your toilet can be annoying. It might also make you worry that there is something wrong with your plumbing as your bath and your toilet should not be linked, should they? Rest assured that gurgling from your bathtub when you flush your toilet…

How to Stop Worrying About Noisy Neighbours

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One of the places where we need to feel relaxed and peaceful is in our home. That’s why it is so stressful when that peace is disturbed. Temporary disturbances like local building works or a nearby event are bad enough. When the noise is called by your neighbour, though, it’s…

How to Make Noisy Neighbours Move (Legally)

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We’ve all been there. You move into your new home. It’s beautiful, it’s clean, and you can’t wait to start living in your new space. Then, a few weeks later, the neighbours start making noise at night. They’re loud, they play music until 4am, and they don’t seem to understand…

How to Stop a Toy Box Lid From Slamming

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Let’s face it, kids love to play with their toys. But if you are going to have a toy box in their room, you need to make sure that the lid doesn’t slam down on their fingers when they close it. This is one of those things that every parent…

6 Ways to Stop a Squeaky Laminate Floor (Fix Yourself)

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You’re up late watching a movie, and you’re enjoying the show until you hear a high-pitched squeak. You look around to see if you have any unwanted rodent visitors, but the squeaking is coming from underneath the floor! You may not realize it, but many things can cause your laminate…

Are Squeaky Floors a Structural Problem? (UK Homes)

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Most homes are prone to making various kinds of noise. The boiler, central heating and even wind whistling through gaps can all be unpleasant intrusions. Few noises are as annoying as squeaky floors, though. This is particularly true if you’ve just got the baby off to sleep or you live…