Do you have a truck? Are you sick of all the road loud sounds while driving? Then you’re in the right place.
Disturbing sound can come from various places, highway traffic can be too loud, things in your trailer can go all around the place hitting the wall and engine.
While most of the people think this is just annoying, we know that it can be very distracting. Believe it or not, I have a friend who almost got into an accident because of the noise in his truck cab.
Well, going on the short trip is not that problematic. But if you are constantly on the road, with journeys of several hours or more, then this noise might be your worst nightmare. Not only that it is annoying, but it can potentially cause some hearing problems.
So, for example, if you have children to drive to school, or a baby, these noises can be really frightening, especially if your vehicle’s motor is naturally loud.
Well, no matter what’s the reason behind, you can always deal with the problem. But first of all, you need to know the cause of the problem.
There are several reasons that might affect your peace during the drive.Continue reading
You are probably already familiar with the concepts of soundproofing and sound absorbing, but what do you know about sound deadening? Or sound dampening?
As a matter of fact, both sound deadening and sound dampening refer, in most cases, to the same thing. Frankly, not a lot of people know what these are. Do you?
I know that my husband does. Since he cares for his car so much, he must be well informed about soundproofing as well as sound deadening.
And why is that? Well, it is because sound deadening is used to prevent vibrations, rattles, and any dissipation of a noise. This especially refers to the cars but it may be applied to other things, too.
Therefore, it could be said that sound deadening presents a process of reducing rattles, road noises, engine clutter, and vibrations, for example, inside a car.
With this in mind, the materials for sound deadening are massive and dense, which makes a sound dissipate and reduce its energy.
Depending on the location of the noise you are trying to block, there are various and different solutions which you could apply.Continue reading
I’m the type of person that loves to listen to music while driving. For me, nothing beats being on a road and listening to my favorite band.
The only problem is there is a lot of noise that is interfering with my music such as tire hum, wind, engine whine, vibrations etc. This road noise is irritating and has an impact on how your car audio system sounds like.
Your car is made of metal and because of that acoustics in your car can be pretty bad.
Solution to this problem can be using materials that work like sound deadeners. There are many different brands on the market. One of the best is definitely Dynamat.
Dynamat helped me to keeping the unwanted sounds out of the car.Continue reading
A friend had asked me a couple of years ago if I could help her insulate her van from noise. As informed as I am when it comes to sound insulation, many ideas came to my mind immediately. However, I wasn’t exactly sure how to help her, because I’d never insulated a van before – until then.
Of course, I did a lot of research and found an abundance of information. I determined what is the best way to do this and the results of this little project that we did in her van were amazing.
Now I want to share what I’ve learned with you since I believe there are many of you who might have a noise problem with their vehicle.
Whether you own a regular van or a camper van, there are many materials that you have to use for insulation and there is a lot of work to do, but you can easily do it all by yourself, as you’ll see. The easiest way to do this is to apply a sound deadening panel and then use some insulation over the top.Continue reading
You know, it warms my heart to see the industry of soundproofing of all kinds booming as much as it has been in the past years. I recall a time when it was something only professionals could hope to afford or some such other nonsense.
I sure could’ve used access to good, cheap and effective soundproofing back when I drove my first ever car. Let me tell you, that beat-up, second-hand clunker was such a hellion of noise pollution that to this day I thank my lucky stars it did not somehow manage to noise me to death.
Nowadays, my problem might even be the opposite, were I in a similar situation. How am I supposed to make a decision on what sound deadener to use when there’s so much choice?
You might recall us discussing one of the main competitors for today’s product of interest. Here is a refresher, in case you need to be reminded of how that went.
Overall, however, there are many things to be said about Noico and almost all of them extremely positive, so let’s get right into it, without further ado. We’ll be reviewing and rating all possible aspects of the Noico product line, to ensure you get a comprehensive idea as to why this might be the choice for you.Continue reading
Are you a music lover? Then you surely love it even more in your car, right? Well, there’s nothing better than an open road and your favorite band playing on the radio.
Unfortunately, that moment can easily be ruined by the noise of your engine, or with road noise. As we know how echo works and that the car is mostly made of metal/steel, we can assume how bad acoustics sometimes can be.
Luckily, there is a simple solution to this problem- the sound deadener. Some of the most famous ones are Dynamat and Hushmat.
In this article, we will try to define which one prevails by giving you a wider picture of both of these products and declaring the winner. So let’s start!Continue reading
There are a lot of loud-engine lovers out there. One of the biggest questions for them is: “What’s the best way of soundproofing the vehicle?”
Now, you may heard of sound deadeners for cars, but you are still not sure which one should you get for yourself. In this review, I will be talking about the differences between two of the most popular automotive sound deadeners out there.
It only depends on your preferences, budget, and the noise level which one should you take. Both Noico and Dynamat are on the list when it comes to sound deadening. However, I will try to point out some differences that might affect your decision.
I will be talking about the size, thickness, price, installation process, and much more while comparing both of these deadeners.
Now, let’s start!Continue reading
Soundproofing your car is an excellent way to improve your acoustics and overall sound. Lots of people enjoy listening to music while driving and therefore, the sound quality is quite important.
There are numerous important reasons for soundproofing your car and one of them is the noise cut-down.
Simply put, with soundproofing your car, the noise will be drastically cut. That can be such a pleasure, especially if you are driving on a crowded road – just volume it up and ignore everyone!
So, if you are really pumped up with the idea of soundproofing your car, I’m here to discuss some of the best ways of doing so. Namely, the Dynamat and FatMat soundproof systems are quite good and really worth.
Now, let’s get to the point. Let’s get a wider picture about Dynamat and FatMat before we make a conclusion about this titan fightContinue reading
Electric or mechanical, a fuel pump is an essential part of all vehicles nowadays. It’s a device that transfers fuel from the gas tank to the engine or carburetor. Once you hear some unusual sounds when your vehicle is operating, like high-pitched whining or buzzing, be sure that something’s wrong with the fuel pump.
When a fuel pump doesn’t work properly, severe damages to the internal car parts may occur, which is why you need to diagnose and fix the issue ASAP.
In this article, I shall tell you more about how the fuel pump actually works, what are the most common reasons for malfunctions, and of course, the most important, how to quiet the pump.Continue reading
Let’s make one thing clear, right off the bat. I understand perfectly the sheer controversy of even bringing this subject up.
A campervan is your baby, it’s what you use to travel around in style, see the sights of the world while not beholden to any schedules or need to stay at any hotels. Or it might be your way to earn money, to work and to live. Either way, very important.
So, obviously, I get that, as a fellow owner, I’m just one voice among many, advising this and that. Hell, I won’t even pretend my way might be the best single way for you.
There are thousands of different situations and types of campervan to consider when you give this sort of advice. What works for someone will possibly be someone else’s worst options.
That’s why I’ll do my best to give you multiple options or at least instructions that make sure you can modify them and try to make them suit your needs. The focus will be on soundproofing your campervan to avoid noise and also to insulate it, both from too much cold and too much heat.
These techniques might seem like they could be applied elsewhere, and you’d be right. There’s a bit of wisdom in borrowing methods used on houses or RVs and so on.
Overall, we’ll be focusing on soundproofing and insulation, as said before, but there will be some general tips thrown in for good measure. Let’s get started.Continue reading