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JasonLeeX
post Nov 5 2018, 09:40 PM, updated 2w ago

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I wonder if you sing or speak in quite a loud manner can the units above/below/beside hears you
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post Nov 5 2018, 10:16 PM

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Yes can.
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post Nov 5 2018, 10:36 PM

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QUOTE(YoungMan @ Nov 5 2018, 10:16 PM)
Yes can.
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Above/Below/Beside... which is more hearable?
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post Nov 6 2018, 12:01 AM

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Door to door opposite.
Upstairs a lot knocking voice, moving chairs and humping sound.
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post Nov 6 2018, 12:17 AM

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QUOTE(submergedx @ Nov 6 2018, 12:01 AM)
Door to door opposite.
Upstairs a lot knocking voice, moving chairs and humping sound.
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I thought floor and ceiling are very thick compared to walls, can sound still penetrate?
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post Nov 6 2018, 01:33 AM

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QUOTE(JasonLeeX @ Nov 5 2018, 09:40 PM)
I wonder if you sing or speak in quite a loud manner can the units above/below/beside hears you
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yes can. so don't do it. and also don't walk with heavy footsteps or wear hard sole shoes in house. it's irritating to pipu below u.

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post Nov 6 2018, 01:46 AM

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i have a recording studio in my apartment, but neighbour still hear it even i close all door and seal all lubang.
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post Nov 6 2018, 01:55 AM

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QUOTE(corleone74 @ Nov 6 2018, 01:33 AM)
yes can. so don't do it. and also don't walk with heavy footsteps or wear hard sole shoes in house. it's irritating to pipu below u.
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Is it possible that newer projects have solve this issue?
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post Nov 6 2018, 03:13 AM

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QUOTE(JasonLeeX @ Nov 6 2018, 01:55 AM)
Is it possible that newer projects have solve this issue?
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A solution to reduce floor noise is to install carpet.


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post Nov 6 2018, 09:45 AM

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QUOTE(icemanfx @ Nov 6 2018, 03:13 AM)
A solution to reduce floor noise is to install carpet.
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That is to reduce noise for the unit below.. how to reduce noise that affects you from the unit above?
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post Nov 6 2018, 09:46 AM

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Apart from those chair noise etc.

How about vocal noise? if someone arguing can it be heard from the unit above/below/beside?
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post Nov 6 2018, 09:48 AM

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Yep, your neighbours can hear everything if the wall is not thick enough.
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QUOTE(JasonLeeX @ Nov 6 2018, 09:45 AM)
That is to reduce noise for the unit below.. how to reduce noise that affects you from the unit above?
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If silent is critical, one could pay for carpet the unit above.
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QUOTE(JasonLeeX @ Nov 6 2018, 10:45 AM)
That is to reduce noise for the unit below.. how to reduce noise that affects you from the unit above?
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Install noise insulation materials in your unit to reduce sound leak from your unit
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post Nov 6 2018, 10:33 AM

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QUOTE(JasonLeeX @ Nov 6 2018, 01:55 AM)
Is it possible that newer projects have solve this issue?
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no . in fact, maybe it's worse. as build quality these days getting worse. don't ask me how come, i don't know.


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