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25 ways to avoid those noisy neighbours!

Leigh Leigh
Modern Garden by homify Modern
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We have it all—the dream house, the perfect swimming pool, the ideal terrace for relaxing with family and friends and a modern kitchen that's simply the heart and soul of the home. We've even had a design professional create the most gorgeous bedrooms and bathrooms!

There's just one thing ruining it—the noisy neighbours! They keep us up late at night, distract from our relaxation time and annoy us throughout the day.

So how can we deal with them? 

Well, today at homify, we've put together 25 smart and savvy tips that will help you to avoid those noisy neighbours. Let's take a look!

1. Build a gorgeous wooden fence that keeps your garden private

Rear Garden by homify Modern

Rear Garden


3. Use your wall to create a multi-functional space complete with an outdoor braai

4. Raw materials bring texture and tone to privacy

Small Garden with a Very Steep Slope Modern Garden by Yorkshire Gardens Modern
Yorkshire Gardens

Small Garden with a Very Steep Slope

Yorkshire Gardens

5. Trees not only block out prying eyes but they act as a noise barrier too

Slim & Subtle Rear Garden Modern Garden by homify Modern

Slim & Subtle Rear Garden


6. Don't be afraid to build your perimetre wall as high as necessary—it will still look stylish

Moroccan style garden Mediterranean style garden by Gullaksen Architects Mediterranean
Gullaksen Architects

Moroccan style garden

Gullaksen Architects

7. Trellis walls can be functional without making a home feel like a prison

8. Opt for wooden fencing for a very homely and warm design

Raised Flower Beds and Ever Greens by IS AND REN STUDIOS LTD

Raised Flower Beds and Ever Greens


9. Bamboo can also make for a stylish and understated design

10. A uniform look and feel can pack quite a punch

11. Paint your perimetre wall for an elegant design

A low-maintenance entertaining space Modern Garden by Lush Garden Design Modern
Lush Garden Design

A low-maintenance entertaining space

Lush Garden Design

12. A hedge gives you all the privacy and quiet you need while contributing to the gorgeous garden

IJLA - Contemporary Garden Modern Garden by IJLA Modern

IJLA—Contemporary Garden


13. Opt for water features that will create soothing and tranquil sounds

modern  by Hannah Collins Garden Design, Modern
Hannah Collins Garden Design

Extended living space—Manchester

Hannah Collins Garden Design

14. Allow your perimetre wall to blend into the garden design for a simple look and feel

Wildlife Haven by Cultivate Design
Cultivate Design

Wildlife Haven

Cultivate Design

15. An old stone wall can block out sound while giving your home a rustic touch

16. Artificial greenery makes for a beautiful design with little maintenance

17. Opt for pale colours for a subtle and earthy perimetre fence

Narbonne Avenue Clapham Minimalist style garden by Bolans Architects Minimalist
Bolans Architects

Narbonne Avenue Clapham

Bolans Architects

18. Parasols can provide shade and privacy

19. Contrast different coloured wood for a homely and warm exterior space

20. Ask your neighbours to keep it down or invite them over and make friends!

21. Pair a fence with some gorgeous little shrubs

22. An elegant garden can keep your home private and pretty

The Old Vicarage, Lancashire by Barnes Walker Ltd
Barnes Walker Ltd

The Old Vicarage, Lancashire

Barnes Walker Ltd

23. Sink your garden so that it's away from noise and out of sight

Rural House, Lancashire by Barnes Walker Ltd
Barnes Walker Ltd

Rural House, Lancashire

Barnes Walker Ltd

24. Simple walls can be the ultimate answer

25. Mix up materials to create texture and tone

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