Problem with coal delivery and neighbors

Re: Problem with coal delivery and neighbors

PostBy: MarkG On: Sun Feb 23, 2014 4:35 pm

Lightning wrote:You mentioned earlier in this thread that the coal delivery person has been able to work around it even though its inconvenient. Maybe that's the best its gonna get... Better to work around it than stir up more drama if cooperation isn't in the cards.

Absolutely, I just don't want to be turned down for delivery because of it. That's my biggest worry. I think the best solution here is to move the access window to the side, if it works for the coal company, and that should all but eliminate it. It's cinder block, so it shouldn't take long to create a new access window.
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Re: Problem with coal delivery and neighbors

PostBy: Rob R. On: Sun Feb 23, 2014 5:12 pm

Not hard at all to knock a block out...good idea.
Rob R.
Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM DF520
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Hitzer 50-93
Other Heating: Dad's 1953 EFM Highboy

Re: Problem with coal delivery and neighbors

PostBy: ramblerboy2 On: Sat Apr 12, 2014 2:16 pm

Suddenly it all makes (some) sense; these folks had been living in their side of the house with no one next door - essentially, they had the house to themselves, and now they resent having to share. I lived in a similar situation, when I bought a condo unit which had been owned by an elderly woman who spent most of her time on Cape Cod; as soon as I moved in, the downstairs neighbor started complaining about noise. It was not that I was making unreasonable noise, but that the guy was used to hearing NO noise at all and now there was some.

Hoping the side access will resolve this for you. You have my full sympathies, I have shared a roof with some real jerks over the years and it can make just living in your home exacerbating. Hopefully they will either get over it or move once they realize that you are there to stay.
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