Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Dealing with City Grime and Noise

Eva R. Marienchild

 · Mar 14, 2016

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Welcome to the 21st Century in Metropolitan America! We’re tech-savvy, intellectually advanced, globally attuned and humanistic multi-taskers. The industrial revolution in the 1700’s and 1800’s, which some might say started us on the path to the afore-mentioned attributes, also provided us with some reminders that progress isn’t necessarily squeaky clean; nor is it silent—ergo, grime […]

Surely you have walked into many places where the “vibes” were comfy and even a bit invigorating. Perhaps you couldn’t put your finger on what it was about the environment that called to you, or maybe you noticed that the room was painted a certain dynamic hue, or that the lights were a soothing pastel […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · Mar 1, 2016

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  There are few things more frustrating than moving into a cute new apartment that has all the comforts of home, sports newly renovated facilities, and suits you to a “t”… only to discover that the acoustics are bad: you hear echoes, and the ceilings and floors reverberate so sharply that a simple walk through […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · Aug 7, 2015

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Apartment noise is one of the major contributors of noise pollution and it has become a persistent problem these days. With the growing population and modern lifestyles, apartments have become the most commonly used type of accommodation. But living in such close proximity has its own ill-effects and the biggest of them is the noise. […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 11, 2011

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Apartment noise is one of those negative aspects of living in an apartment that may not even cross your mind until you’ve already signed the lease and moved into the apartment. However, being unable to sleep or function because of noise can really make apartment life stressful, so it’s important that you consider which types […]

Staff Writer

 · Dec 22, 2010

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One element to look for when you’re searching for a new place to live is apartment noise. You could end up living next door to a noisy neighbor, or in an area that gets noisy at certain times each day. Trying to change your circumstances can be difficult at best and impossible in some instances. […]

Daphne Mallory

 · Nov 17, 2010

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Apartment noise can be a nuisance, and some states have passed noise laws to protect tenants from loud neighbors. Whether there are laws on the books or not where you live, part of being a good neighbor includes keeping the noise to a minimum. A party is no excuse to be extra loud, or stir bitterness […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 28, 2010

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