Unfortunately, I'm a voiceover artist who records from home during the day, and no amount of soundproofing will cover the noise coming from next door. As such, I'm now going to have to book daily studio time for at least the next month, which will wipe out my earnings and leave me well over £500 out of pocket.
I appreciate that if the work needs doing, it needs doing, but even my simple request to let me know when the builders will be particularly noisy was turned down — albeit politely — as the new owner won't be on site. How would you deal with this situation?
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