For apartment-dwellers: does the noise of people walking around in the apartment above you ever drive you insane?
If so, how do/have you coped with it? The people above me stomp around endlessly as if they are trying to get more exercise. Of course, I’m probably causing the same stress for the person below me. But it’s just so loud I can barely concentrate.
I have discussed this with the tenants, but they seem resolved in thinking it’s the radiator, not them. In their defense, I decided to rent the place, and I can’t exactly fault them for exercising a primary means of intra-apartment transport. And yes, in the future, I will be looking for a top-floor apartment.
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