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Offline Lilybell

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Re: Washington Plaza
« Reply #660 on: October 31, 2017, 01:15:14 PM »
Hey Mr P! I was going to try to entice you to come trick-or-treating in my building so we can finally meet but I have to go to a work event with our president tonight. I am so annoyed that someone actually scheduled a boring work thing on Halloween. I can't imagine there will be a good turnout.

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Re: Washington Plaza
« Reply #661 on: November 08, 2017, 09:25:28 PM »
Is it possible to add a staircase from the first floor to the basement? Structurally speaking? That would definitely be on my wishlist for WP.

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« Reply #662 on: November 09, 2017, 03:54:49 PM »
I have no idea if it's possible or not but I think the cost would be prohibitive and would increase our monthly maintenance, which is the last thing I want.

However, I've been told that we will likely have 24-access to the basement at some point in the future. Or at the very least a much longer window of access instead of it being locked all night.

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« Reply #663 on: November 10, 2017, 12:26:59 PM »
I have no idea if it's possible or not but I think the cost would be prohibitive and would increase our monthly maintenance, which is the last thing I want.

However, I've been told that we will likely have 24-access to the basement at some point in the future. Or at the very least a much longer window of access instead of it being locked all night.
I feel like that’s going to have to be a necessity whenever the gym is built out. A 9pm cutoff is ridiculous. Some of us have kids and can’t get to the gym before putting them down for bed. Or at least that’s what I would do. Haha.

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Re: Washington Plaza
« Reply #664 on: November 10, 2017, 01:12:16 PM »
Has anyone been able to get a digital copy of the co-op offering plan?  I had the handbook but attorney misplaced it.

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« Reply #665 on: November 11, 2017, 03:09:59 PM »
I haven't been able to. I don't know if they give digital copy? BTW does anyone have the super's contact?

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« Reply #666 on: November 14, 2017, 07:29:44 PM »
Also I just found out that 80% of the floor has to be carpeted. Do we just have to get a service to do this on our own? It seems a little weird that the hardwood floor is so nice but the house rules require carpeting?

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« Reply #667 on: November 14, 2017, 08:36:38 PM »
that's actually pretty standard. i agree that it's weird for the person occupying the place, but not for the people below.

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Offline jh35

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« Reply #668 on: November 15, 2017, 04:52:42 AM »
that's actually pretty standard. i agree that it's weird for the person occupying the place, but not for the people below.

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Also I just found out that 80% of the floor has to be carpeted. Do we just have to get a service to do this on our own? It seems a little weird that the hardwood floor is so nice but the house rules require carpeting?
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True, but did they put a sound absorbing pad under the wood floor?

http://www.soundproofingtips.com/soundproofing-floors/

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Re: Washington Plaza
« Reply #669 on: November 15, 2017, 10:21:45 AM »
Re: carpeting -

Most people just get area rugs, not installed wall-to-wall carpeting.  The building isn't very strict about it being 80%.  I have rugs in my dining area, living room and bedroom. Not in the hallways or kitchen.  It's really about a noise buffer for your downstairs neighbor. If you are on the ground floor then don't worry about it. 

The dude above me moved in a year ago and still hasn't bothered to get any carpets and it's starting to get on my nerves.  My ceiling light makes jingling noises every time he walks across the dining area and he puts a fan on the bedroom floor that makes my entire ceiling vibrate.  It's ridiculously loud when he vacuums.  I gave him a grace period but it's been a year now so I'm fed up.  Oh, and he's a heavy walker, ugh.

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« Reply #670 on: November 15, 2017, 11:26:34 AM »
I have the same issue above me - sounds like a bunch of elephants stomping around all day and night. 

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« Reply #671 on: November 15, 2017, 12:14:12 PM »
gotcha thanks for the clarification! I have a small infant and carpet isn't great bc of asthma problem and what not but I can deal w/ area rugs

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Re: Washington Plaza
« Reply #672 on: November 16, 2017, 11:19:56 AM »
Yea, we're getting area rugs. It'd be a shame to cover up the floors.

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« Reply #672 on: November 16, 2017, 11:19:56 AM »