Author Topic: old house walls v new house walls  (Read 3257 times)

a gibson

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old house walls v new house walls
« on: January 26, 2002, 05:16:21 AM »
i am thinking of moving into a mid terrace built circa 1888.the walls are stone or brick and about 9 inches thick with no cavity air space this type of wall any good at blocking neighbour noise or are more modern houses with cavity walls better?.
i used to live in a old terrace years ago and seem to remember the walls offered virtually no sound proofing at all,this surprised me as they were quite thick.
so,are old houses any good for a quite life?
thanks for any help.