Yep, we’re still having difficulties with the people down below us.
While they expect us to tiptoe around like timid mice, they bang and slam and crash with impunity. I often hear their dog howling at the noise they make, like the hound of the Baskervilles.
Our apartment literally vibrates everytime they slam out of their apartment and slam back into it. We can even feel the vibration in bed!
And it’s at all hours of the night! Even past midnite I can hear them. Sounds like they’re either moving furniture around or maybe dead bodies, who knows?
They’ve got 3-4 smokers living there at any given time and the two dogs (and cat) so they are constantly in and out, and each entre or egress is accompanied by the slamming of the apartment and outer doors.
At least the man seems to have grown up a little and started bringing his keys with him when he goes walkabout, instead of ringing our bell repeatedly and accusing us of ‘locking him out’ when the wind blows the SECURITY door shut that he deliberately left open. He even rang our bell when his own wife was at home.
At times, they even play their tv SO loud, we have a hard time hearing our own!
And here’s the heartbreaker: Zanna HAS taken to tiptoeing around sometimes, saying “Look, Mama! I walking SOFT!”
And after a particularly loud door slamming from down below, Halle came up to me saying “Why they bang so LOUD?” I asked her if she was ok and she said: “I scared, Mama.”
And always, before I have to take them outside, I peek outside first, because they always leave one of the dogs offleash, a pomeranian, but it’s so excitable, I don’t want it hurting my babies. And the pit bull, while leashed is also a menace: the wife downstairs one time let it have enough slack to lunge at Mike, so that he had to jump back to get out of its way. Then she reeled it in and walked past him without a word, not even a ‘sorry’.
And now they’ve stepped up their campaign of intimidation and terror by working up some cockamamie story to tell management and so we’ve gotten called in for a meeting to respond to THEIR complaints!
I’m thinking of taking legal action here. This is SO not right!