Help with landlord and noise
I am renting a house right now in NC and for the past few days the landlord has had members of her family, up to five at a time plus a couple of their young kids, outside of my house making a lot of noise working on the yard and such. I have been looking for any state laws on this but I haven't been able to find any clear laws on it. Is there anything I can do aside from move, which I am now planning on.
They come around noon and don't leave until 7 or 8pm. They have been making a ton of noise cutting down all the bushes, trimming trees, pressure washing the house and at one point were banging on something (I'm not sure what they were doing but it was a metal on metal sound.) for over an hour, so hard the floors were vibrating.
When they washed the house they washed the backdoor and water flooded the floor, which I slipped and fell on because I didn't know it was wet. The locks aren't wroking right on the door now and they used our water that we pay for to do it. They took several hours to wash the house, it is not THAT big or dirty. That on top of them yelling to one another, kids running around right outside my windows yelling and making my dog, that is outside, bark non-stop. They also move things outside and don't put them back.
Not only can I not deal with the noise, my 19month old daughter doesn't like it either. It scares her and keeps her from getting any naps. They never asked us if we would do this stuff, which we would have so that my daughter and I could be somewhere else while it was getting done. We had an agreement with the landlord that we would be told the day before anyone came out here to do any work and we were never given any notice. And of course she is now out of town and when I ask them to leave they just say "It'll only be another ten minutes." and they still don't leave for an hour or more.
Sorry this was so long, thanks for any help.