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…

What Time Can Builders Start Work in the UK?

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Almost all of us have needed to employ builders at some point. We know that builders like to get an early start, to fit in as much of the job as possible. It is particularly an issue in winter when light is limited. However, although we can understand they need…

Squeaky Door Handle: 9 Ways to Fix the Squeak

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Door handles are often used, and they can get loose over time. A squeaky door handle is also a sign that your door handle needs repair or replacement. As a door handle ages, the internal mechanical parts start to wear and the moving parts rub against each other. The constant…

Why Your Worcester Boiler Is Making a Loud Vibrating Noise

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Boilers aren’t cheap, and they are vital for almost every home because they provide hot water and central heating. So, it’s understandable that if your boiler starts making unusual sounds, it can be a real worry. Not only could you be looking at a costly repair, but there are safety…

Noisy Toilet Flush: Foghorn, Vibrating and Groaning

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Toilet flushing noises are very common in most toilets. Some toilets produce pronounced sounds or noises than others. It is normal to hear these sounds, but could they be something to worry about? The answer is often no. However, some toilet flushing noises may be serious and should be inspected…

Does Cavity Wall Insulation Reduce Noise?

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Most houses these days have some sort of cavity wall insulation. It’s main purpose it energy efficiency to heating retention, but does it help top reduce noise? In this article: We’ll explain what cavity insulation is, if it helps to reduce noise, and what alternatives you could use. What is…