Category: Tips & Tricks

We will be honest - this category is the place where we dump all of the soundproofing tips that don't quite fit into any of our other categories. Whether you want to know how to make your high heels quieter or what active noise cancellation is, this is the place to look for those more obscure soundproofing answers! 

Soundproofing: What It Is, How It Works & How To Do It

Noise pollution is a growing problem for billions of people across the globe who are far more likely lawto live in busy cities than our ancestors were. The primary problem with excessive noise is that it can cause poor sleep which can lead to a myriad of problems which impact every area of your life. […]

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How The Speed of Sound Changes In Different Materials

The speed that sound travels largely depends on the material type. For example, sound waves travel fastest when they are moving through solids and tend to travel a lot slower when moving through gases and liquids. This is a very broad summary as it’s not only the type of material that makes a difference to […]

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How Late Can You Play Loud Music?

In the U.S & U.K night hours are specified as being between 11pm and 7am. Between these hours there are set noise levels which should not be exceeded. Other countries have different rules (and some have no rules at all) but in most western countries between the hours of 11pm - 7am you should keep […]

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How to Soundproof a Dog Crate or Kennel & Tips To Stop your Dog Barking

There are several reasons you may be looking into soundproofing your dog’s crate and fortunately there are multiple ways of doing this so no matter what your budget, timeline or living situation we can help you solve the problem with ease. Investing in two or three (or four) acoustic blankets and using these to cover […]

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Soundproofing with Egg Cartons: Is it possible?

If you have been searching for a low-cost soundproofing solution you are likely to sooner or later stumble across the idea that you can soundproof a room using egg cartons. However, before you start buying more eggs than you can eat and transform your home into a recycling centre be aware that egg cartons are […]

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How To Soundproof A Room With Blankets

Blankets can make a huge difference to the acoustics of a room if you use them correctly. They can be an effective method of getting a cheap and temporary solution to an immediate noise problem. If you live in student halls or rented accommodation where you can't really take on a big soundproofing project, or […]

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Active Noise Cancellation: What Is It And How Does It Work?

Usually when we encounter a noise problem in our life the first thing we do is seek to block it out. This is called passive noise reduction it involves insulating a room or your ears against sound and is the typical method employed for most soundproofing projects. Active Noise Cancellation is very different. Instead of […]

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