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The most common complaint about nuisance neighbours is loud voices and arguing, according to Which?
The watchdog's poll found:
- 41% were annoyed by loud voices and arguing coming from next door.
- 29% of adults were aggravated by loud music and noisy TVs.
- 27% were fed-up of doors slamming.
- Some 23% were annoyed by neighbours stomping around.
- And noise from pets upset 21% of the people quizzed by Which?
More than one in four people have had their life made a misery by an anti-social neighbour in the past year, a consumer watchdog has found.
A poll for Which? found 27% of UK adults have struggled with issues like loud voices, arguing and aggressive pets.
The watchdog found that young people were more likely to suffer from a nuisance neighbour, with 33% of 18 to 24-year-olds having experienced a problem, compared with 17% of those aged 65 and over.
Which? executive director Richard Lloyd said: "Having a nuisance neighbour can be a real problem ... There are a number of ways you can complain and resolve a dispute, which is why we have produced a free guide to help."