Asked by: Filiberta Imfeld
Asked in category: home and garden, indoor environmental quality
Last Updated: 7th Feb 2023

Are newer apartments quiet?

New apartments can sometimes be quieter than older apartments. Also, newer apartments are less likely need to be repaired. This means that walls, windows, insulation, and insulation will be thicker and more durable, and less likely leak through.



How can I find quiet apartments?

How to Select a Quiet Apartment

  1. Pay attention to the noise in your neighborhood. Avoid noisy streets, railways, airport flight paths, or businesses that are open late, such as bars and supermarkets.
  2. You should consider construction. MSN Real Estate and Cleveland.com offer advice on how to spot a building that is noise-controlled.
  3. When you look at something, be sure to listen.

Are high-rise apartments also quiet? High rise apartments along the East Coast or Gulf are my only experience. However, they are quieter than basic apartment buildings. Concrete construction is preferred to wood framing in high rises, which provides a better sound insulation.

Are condos also quieter than apartments?

Condos are quieter than apartments because they have townhome-style floorplans. If you have multiple stacked floors, there will be no neighbor noise from upstairs. This is often the type of noise that is most disruptive. Condos are more likely to be built to code than apartments.

How quiet can you live in an apartment?

Many apartment buildings will have noise and curfew rules. Others will require you to keep your noise levels down after 8 pm, while others may ask you to be quiet after 9 or 10.