Category Archives for "Soundproofing Buildings"

Noise Cancelling Systems For Your Home: How To Create One

A noise cancelling system is an active noise control system which listens to the surrounding ambient sounds and plays opposite sound in sync with the problem noise. This has the effect of cancelling out the problem noise. Active noise cancelling systems are used most commonly in cars (the Nissan Bluebird was the first to use it way […]

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How To Soundproof Air Vents – The 5 Most Effective Methods

Soundproofing a room can seem like a never-ending task, there are plenty of ways that sound can get into or out of any room. You may have soundproofed your walls, windows and door and still find that sound is getting in through your air vents. Air vents are (obviously) designed to encourage the circulation of air. Typically […]

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How To Soundproof A Closet On A Budget

Soundproofing can turn a closet into a perfect space for a recording studio or even a secret cinema room. (If you’re actually looking for a soundproof closet to store a noisy server or tech gear in we recommend you invest in something like this.) Soundproofing can be very expensive if you hire professionals, yet there […]

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How To Soundproof A Bathroom – 6 Effective Methods

A poorly soundproofed bathroom can be a very embarrassing problem. Fortunately there are numerous things you can do to that will allow you to poop freely without fear of being overheard. The most important things to do when soundproofing a bathroom is to increase the sound resistance of your doors and walls, it is also […]

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How To Soundproof a Room Cheap – 9 Foolproof Methods

Soundproofing a room needn’t be expensive…though it can quickly become very expensive if you go down the route of removing stud walls and ceilings to fit various top end soundproofing materials. Soundproofing a room can be done effectively on a very small budget especially if you are willing to do the work yourself…don’t worry all […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Soundproofing Your Basement

Far too often the basement is a cold, damp wasted space. This is such a pity as it could be a wonderful spacious room for whatever purpose you desire. One reason the basement is often neglected is that it is a noisy place. Often there is no ceiling and you just have bare rafters. Not […]

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How To Soundproof A Ceiling: A Simple Guide

Noise travels very easily between floors. Most floors are built on wooden joists with panels or floorboards placed across them and plasterboard nailed to the underside to create the ceiling. This means that vibrations can travel directly through the floorboards into the ceiling joists and through your ceiling. This isn’t great if you have a […]

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How To Soundproof A Door: The 10 Most Effective Methods

Doors are often the weak link in any room when it comes to soundproofing any yet they are often overlooked in large scale soundproofing projects. Before your take on your walls, floors or ceilings the door is the first thing you should soundproof. This is because doors can be a big sound leak as noise […]

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The Complete Guide To Soundproofing A Floor

If you live above a noisy neighbour then the benefit of a soundproof floor is obvious but even ground floor rooms can benefit. This is because sound insulated flooring not only deadens vibrations before they travel into walls and adjacent rooms but it also deadens sounds vibrations that travel into your room. Most floors are […]

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