1. Headboard/ bed squeaking

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    Justthe2ofus2007 [sign in to see picture]
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    Ok we live in a retirement style semi bungalow , we are the youngest family this side of the street. My bedroom is attached to my 72 year old neighbours. Our beds are basically on the same wall, and as were at it all the time, she can hear everything ๐Ÿ˜ฌ we canโ€™t put our bed on the other wall, as the kids bed is the other side, and I donโ€™t want to wake them either. Any advice how we can stop the headboard banging on her wall? Noise wise, unless my hubby muzzles me, thatโ€™s not gonna change ๐Ÿ˜‚ but Iโ€™m sure I heard her talking to her daughter about the non stop banging ๐Ÿ˜ฌ

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    K&c30's [sign in to see picture]
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    Maybe jam a pillow down the back of the headboard... or buy a pair of noise cancelling headphones and post them through your neighbours letterbox as a hint to put them on ๐Ÿ˜€

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    Couldn't you pull out the bed so its away from the wall, Thats what we did when we were living in a paperwall bedroom lol

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    Justthe2ofus2007 [sign in to see picture]
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    K&c30s ๐Ÿ˜‚ Tea cake , we could, but the bed has wheels, and it kept bashing into our mirror wardrobe in the middle of the night ๐Ÿ˜‚ hence waking the whole house up!

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    Ian Chimp [sign in to see picture]
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    I stuffed some foam I cannibalised from an old changing mat down the back of my headboard. That works well.

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    Justthe2ofus2007 [sign in to see picture]
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    I have some carrycot mattresses here, wonder if that would help ๐Ÿค” my neighbour is due to have sound proofing done, but the banging does get in my nerves a bit too. Walls are paper thin, I can hear her sneeze, so she def hears us.

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    Ian Chimp [sign in to see picture]
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    If you don't have any to hand it's really cheap to buy. I think places like Dunhelm have it for seat cushions.

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    Justthe2ofus2007 [sign in to see picture]
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    Yea, I gotta do something, hubby has next week off and we have a child free weekend, so sheโ€™s gonna be fed up hearing us during the day ๐Ÿ˜ฌ

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    Ian Chimp wrote:

    I stuffed some foam I cannibalised from an old changing mat down the back of my headboard. That works well.

    That's a good suggestion, Or go to your local i'm sure they will have some foam like what you can cover the water pipes with.

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    I have about 10 carrycot mattresses that I could use, underneath the covers they are foam, wonder if I can attach it to the back of the headboard some how.

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    I think it would work other than moving the bed i think foam is going to be the only option.

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    Justthe2ofus2007 [sign in to see picture]
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    Yea, we only have 2 walls the bed can go on, 1 being the kids, and no way do I want to wake the devils at night time ๐Ÿ˜‚

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    Ian Chimp [sign in to see picture]
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    You can get that sort of foam in lots of different densities and thicknesses, just in case those carry cot ones are too thin.

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    Thanks Ian Iโ€™m always inundated with the blooming things, so rather than chuck them, I could make use I guess ๐Ÿ˜‚ last count was 10 ๐Ÿ˜ฌ

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    It's dead easy, if the bed is wood or steel frame, use brackets/ties etc and bolt the top and bottom of the head board to the wall at each side and even screw the foot end to the floor, it won't move or make any noise, this is why hotel beds are fixed to the wall, worked a treat for us and make sure it's all tightened up (bed frame)

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    Justthe2ofus2007 [sign in to see picture]
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    Itโ€™s one of those velvet style high head boards x

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    teacake [sign in to see picture]
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    I think we need pictures of your room/bed then we can help lol

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    Justthe2ofus2007 [sign in to see picture]
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    I canโ€™t, what if my 72 year old neighbour is on here? ๐Ÿ˜‚ that would be well awkward ๐Ÿ˜‚

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    No it wouldn't be awkward you can then you could ask what does she suggest to keep that banging sound separate from her banging sound lol

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    I do know how you feel as i use to live between to old people in the end we thought hell with it they have had children, so they know whats going on.ย 

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