Category: Outdoors

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Sound Absorbing Plants For Outdoor And Indoor Noise Dampening

Plants are one of the most underutilized sound dampening solutions available. High-end hotels routinely shroud their seating areas with tall leafy plants, while many gardens also make use of tall dense hedges to dampen road sound and create a quiet garden oasis. If you're in a rush check out our quick summary of the best […]

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How To Build A Soundproof Box For A Generator In 9 Steps

Regardless of what the size or brand your generator is, I’m sure that sometimes you reach a point when you feel you can’t bear its noise any longer, the same may also be true if you have a noisy pump or air compressor that needs quietening. Nevertheless, generators have become an essential item in our […]

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How To Make A Generator Quieter: A Complete Guide To Generator Silencing

If you experience a power outage or are camping in a remote area, a generator is an absolute pleasure to have. At times, it can literally be a lifesaver. A quick tip for reducing generator noise: Investing in a generator silencer which goes over the fan exhaust can make a big difference in reducing generator […]

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How To Soundproof A Shed: The Complete Guide

Sheds make the perfect place to house a new drum kit or massive sound system. However if you fail to soundproof your shed your neighbors may not be too excited about your new purchase. Soundproofing your shed is necessary if you want to be able to use your drum kit in there without making enemies […]

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How To Reduce Traffic Noise In Your Backyard

Backyards or back gardens can be a great oasis in the middle of the suburbs. A few well-placed sound absorbing plants, shrubs and trees (Junipers are a great choice) can help deflect sound coming into your garden and provide you with a welcome break from the relentless visual assault of concrete, brickwork, tarmac and glass […]

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