Depending on the laws of the state or territory you live, you are entitled to entertain (even loudly) at your property within certain hours. In New South Wales, you have until midnight to party on the weekends, but in Queensland, there are no time-based noise restrictions and an excessive amount of noise can be reported at any time of the day. You can read more about the specifications of noise curfews where you live in our previous blog post. With the Easter long weekend jus
I speak from experience here. Determining if a property is free from noise is not easy. I have got it wrong a couple of times in my life and I have spent the last few years working out how you can avoid the same mistake. 25% of people report that noise is their biggest issue after buying a property and half of them say they would definitely not have bought if they knew about the noise beforehand. Intrusive noise affects your ability to relax, to sleep, to work, your product
Here are 10 steps that can help you minimise the risks of noise related health issues. 1. Know your noise. Download a noise measurement app on your phone and get an understanding of how loud your home and workplace are. This will help you decide if you need to take further actions. 2. Ensure that noise is in your selection criteria for anything you buy. There is a HUGE difference between the quietest and the loudest. This can apply to almost any appliance, tool, vehicle etc.