• Apartment Therapy had a few post in the last week or so about dealing with outside noise in apartments, how to communicate with noisy neighbors, and how to minimize noise when you have kids in apartments. Here are the 3 articles below.

    1st Article:

    “Even a dream apartment can be a nightmare if you lie awake all night staring at your gorgeous, vaulted ceiling. Don't let street noise drive you batty — read on for a three-tiered solution…”

    Soundproof Your Sleep: Tiered Solutions to Stop Street Noise


    By: Jennifer Hunter

    March 8, 2013

    Article link: http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/soundproof-your-sleep-stop-street-noise-185902


    2nd Article:

    “When it comes to making neighborly requests — be it for for noise, trash, aesthetics, smells — it really depends on what kind of person you're dealing with. Also, the kind of person you are. Are you a good neighbor? I have a tendency to be pretty forgiving when it comes to noises during the day…”

    Communication Solutions: Smart Ways to Kindly Make Neighbor Requests


    By: Andie Powers

    March 12, 2013

    Article link: http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/communication-solutions-smart-ways-to-kindly-make-neighbor-requests-186085


    3rd Article:

    “Living in a city doesn't always make it possible to be alone in a single-family home. Often, you don't have a choice but to have people living below you. My family has found ourselves in this situation, and in an effort to respect our neighbors and to also teach our kids ways to live in urban environments, we have put together a few tips to help minimize the noise we produce as a family…”

    Keeping Neighbors Happy: Tips for Minimizing Noise from Kids


    By: SÉVERINE Baron

    March 12, 2013

    Article link: http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/tips-for-minimizing-noise-from-kids-and-communicating-with-neighbors--185769

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