The 6 Best Quiet Exercise Bikes For Apartment Training

Exercise bikes are generally thought of as being a fairly quiet form of exercise. But this is not always the case. If your exercise bike has a heavy flywheel and you use it on a hard wooden or tiled floor then significant vibrations will be generated which will easily be heard through in the room […]

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Quiet Rowing Machines For Apartment Use

Rowing is an excellent way to keep fit and, compared to running on a treadmill (read our article on quiet treadmills if you prefer running to rowing), it is a relatively quiet form of exercise. However if you live in a small apartment with thin stud walls then some rowing machines may be too noisy […]

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The 6 Best Quiet Treadmill Machines & Tips To Reduce Treadmill Noise

Treadmills are rarely quiet - when in use they make a lot of noise. When you're tired your running form can quickly deteriorate into a heel first gait which causes your feet to hit the treadmill belt very noisily. This is caused by your entire body weight being driven through your heel with none of […]

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Soundproof Acoustic Wallpaper: Fact Or Fiction?

Soundproof wallpapers sound too good to be true, the concept is simple enough; dense paper which can be pasted onto the wall, just like any other wallpaper but which will help dampen sound coming into the room. Let's be clear; no paper, no matter how thick it is, will transform any room from sounding like […]

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Soundproof Tents: Do They Exist And Are They Any Good?

If you’ve ever been to a weekend music festival you may well have wished you owned a soundproof tent when the time came to sleep because getting a decent big of shut eye in a normal tent is little more than a highly improbable fantasy at any festival. Pounding music and noisy festival goers make trying […]

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The 13 Best Soundproofing Materials For Blocking Noise

The success of every soundproofing project is heavily dependant on the materials you use. Before we go any further here are our favourite soundproofing materials which we have found can have a big impact on almost any soundproofing project: Use poor quality materials and vibrations and airborne sound will travel through into your room with ease, […]

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Soundproof Curtains: Do They Work & How Effective Are The Best Ones?

Soundproof curtains can be a cheap, quick and effective soundproofing solution. By simply switching your existing curtains to curtains designed to dampen sound you can save considerable time and money. An effective pair of soundproofing curtains will be extra thick and well insulated to reduce sound transfer into your room. However before you get over […]

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Welcome to Soundproof Panda!

My name is Dan and I live very close to an internationally famous stadium which generates an awful lot of noise that I'd rather block out!

This site is my place to share what I've been learning on my soundproofing journey.