White Noise Machine or Keep Looking for Apartments?

White Noise Machine or Keep Looking for Apartments?

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Janel Laban
Aug 13, 2010
Q: I wanted to get some feedback on a question I'm grappling with in terms of renting a new apartment in DC. I've become newly obsessed with this site and I just know I'll get the answers I'm looking for here. I'm looking at a 1 bedroom apartment that is on the first floor of an absolutely gorgeous apartment building. The unit is very discounted because it is next to the garbage dumpsters. The last thing I want is to be woken up by garbage trucks on a Saturday morning. I can't take out and put in soundproof windows due to the building's management and I've looked in white noise machines but do they really work? Should I just keep looking or start to consider soundproofing options? Sent by Loves To Sleep In Editor: Please share your advice and info with "Loves to Sleep In" in the comments below - thanks! • Got a question? Email yours with pic attachments here (those with pics get answered first)
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