Every three to six months in my apartment block someone decides to get the workmen in. There follows at least two weeks or longer of hardcore drilling, hammering , banging and crashing. It starts around 8 am and goes on intermittently through the day until evening. This includes weekends. The walls reverberate and inordinate amounts of masonry and sundries are removed ( God! are they taking down load-bearing walls!!). It drives me crazy and no one else seems to care. I have known several people who have had similar experiences where they live. Has anyone else known this?
What they hell are they doing?
Why do they have to do it so often?
Why does it take them so long?
I would love to see what kind of palace they are creating.
Is this just a Taiwan thing?
I have lived in several countries and have never known people to be so renovation obsessed, or may I say inconsiderate to their neighbours. ( oh wait a minute there was an old Spanish witch in Madrid who use to bang on my door at all hours and demand I wash the stairs for her so I retract that last)