Category Archives for "Soundproofing Buildings"

How To Soundproof A Room For Drums – On A Budget

Drums are loud. There’s no denying it, so unless you have a specially made soundproof drum room then the noise can cause problems for your neighbours and other people who share your home. A simple solution is to opt for an electronic drum set rather than acoustic drums as you can use these with headphones. Be aware […]

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Soundproof Ceiling Tiles For Soundproofing & Sound Absorption

Most ceiling tiles do very little to soundproof a ceiling, however they do change the acoustics of a room which can give the impression that they work for soundproofing. What they are actually doing is absorbing sound, this reduces echo and reverberation but does nothing to stop noise leaving or entering via the ceiling. Ceiling […]

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Soundproofing Between Semi-Detached Houses To Silence Neighbour Noise

Soundproofing a semi-detached home is rarely as simple as just soundproofing your party walls. Semi-detached homes can share ceiling joists which sound can travel through, there may also be holes in the walls where the joists run which allows sound in. To properly soundproof between semi-detached homes a thorough and complete approach to soundproofing is required. Before […]

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Soundproof Acoustic Paint: Does it Actually Work?

The concept of soundproof paint is a brilliant one, soundproofing solutions don’t come much quicker and easier than a product you can paint on your wall. Simply open the tin, paint your wall and voila – soundproofing completed! Soundproof paint (also known as acoustic paint, insulated paint, sound deadening and sound dampening paint) is a product that […]

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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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