How to keep upper neighbors spills from dripping through patio floor?

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I live in a condo with sloppy upper neighbors. They spill and it all goes thru the boards down to my patio below. I am on a very limited income, how do I stop this. I have tried talking to them. What can I do?

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  • Dfm Dfm on May 21, 2018
    staple plastic sheeting on the under side of the of the patio floor. Not the window film stuff, the stiffer stuff,
  • Amy Preuss Amy Preuss on May 21, 2018
    This may sound tacky, but maybe staple-gun a tarp to the underside of their porch?
  • ☘️ TxIreland ☘️ TxIreland on May 21, 2018
    If you use a tarp you can always decorate it so you’ll see something pretty!
    Good Luck 🍀!
  • Margaret Green Margaret Green on May 21, 2018
    Could you put some slant on that stapled tarp so the liquid runs off the edge instead of pooling up.
  • B B on May 21, 2018
    Give them some linoleum to put on floor of their patio
  • Jim Jim on May 21, 2018
    EXCELLENT IDEA AND WILL INCREASE THE RESALE VALUE OF YOUR UNIT.
    DON'T DO ANYTHING IF IT WILL CONFLICT WITH CONDO RULES. IF YOU DO WISH TO PROCEED, YOU MAY NEED WRITTEN CONDO APPROVAL.
    LOOK AT HOW OTHERS MAY HAVE SOLVED A SIMILAR PROBLEM.

    CONSIDER USING WAVY FIBERGLASS SHEETS MOUNTED ON A STRONG WOOD FRAME THAT IS CLOSE TO THE UPPER NEIGHBOUR'S DECK, ON A SLIGHT ANGLE SO RAIN AND SPILLS JUST CLEAR YOUR OWN RAILING.
    FIBERGLASS COMES IN VARIOUS LENGTHS AND COLOURS. YOU MAY LIKE TO CHOOSE A COLOUR MATCHING YOUR EXTERIOR SO IT DOESN'T STAND OUT.
  • B B on May 21, 2018
    Perhaps you could ask them how you could both workout the problem together they probably would be more willing to put rubber mats on their floor of their patio or linoleum.
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