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
Tower fans are great at cooling large open-air spaces, as compared to air conditioners. They work in a simple and straightforward manner by moving the air around a room in order to create a wind-like effect.
Using a tower fan will definitely make you feel cooler, especially during summer. They provide you with the same kind of breeze you would experience if you were to go out in nature on a windy day.
What fans do in general is to cool you, instead of cooling the environment, and the air circulates around the room decreasing the temperature, which is not visible with the naked eye unless you use a thermometer. For this reason, they are appliances that every household should have.
If you are like me, and the temperatures skyrocket especially in summer, nothing gives me more joy than spending my days enjoying a good book while the fan gets rid of all that hot air. Of course, an ice-cold drink is never far away from me.
Now, I have tried many different types of fans, and for years I used the standing fans which I would keep very close to me, but, they were way too noisy, plus, I would almost always end up with a bad cold. I decided to try out the tower fans, and after a long search, I found what I needed. I love it because it keeps me extremely cool, is very quiet, and I never have a runny nose afterward.
For this reason, I decided to do a review of some of the best quiet tower fans in the market today, so you can also be enlightened. I hope you will love this review.Continue reading
Air purifiers play a significant role in decontaminating the indoor environment. The right product reduces pollutants such as smoke, pollen, dust, pet dander and other indoor pollutants. However, a lot of air purifiers can be a little noisy which can create disturbance and uneasiness.
A silent air purifier is the best investment to get rid of the unwanted pollutants. With so many options available in the market, you might often get perplexed as to what to buy. There are a lot of factors that you should consider before buying an air purifier.
In this review, we bring together the 5 best quiet air purifiers that you can buy for your apartment or home. Let us dive into the important facets that you need to look at before buying an air purifier.Continue reading
If you live in a busy area with plenty of traffic passing by, or next to a pedestrian street that is always filled with people, you’re probably not too thrilled that you have to put up with all of that noise.
Perhaps you’re woken up every single morning by the annoying sound of your neighbor mowing the lawn really loudly when you just want to get some sleep, or you live next to a construction site or a playground.
Whatever your problem may be, I am probably right in guessing that the idea of soundproofing your living space has crossed your mind at least once.
No matter what you’re planning to soundproof, it is always very useful to know at least the approximate STC rating for different kinds of materials before you decide on the type of material you will use.Continue reading
“Why would I need a silent aquarium filter?”
There! I put the question up for discussion before you ask me this question.
It’s a fair point considering it’s a fish tank we’re talking about. But imagine this tank being in a place where you work or talk with guests. Constant noise at these places can disrupt the conversation or your concentration.
Now imagine the aquarium being in your bedroom. Can you put up with the constant noise of running motors and filters even when you sleep at night?
That’s why I’ve searched for 5 of the quietest aquarium filters. I came across different types of these machines with different functions. After nailing my quest, I’ve compiled all of my experiences into this single article.Continue reading
Make no mistake, these solutions are but one amongst many in the sea of soundproofing via decoupling methods. However, as they tend to be the most used and prominent, I figure it’s best to discuss them and how you might make a decision on what works better for you.
Discussions on how best to do this kind of soundproofing often come up relating to the home. I know I’ve experienced my fair share of issues with something that looked good and I wanted in my home due to that.
I’ve also had personal experience having to choose between these, as my parents wanted to install a partition in their games’ room. Of course, they came to me, and that is when I learned just how confusing and difficult picking between these can be.
That’s why I am going to do try my best to simplify it all and, alongside explanations, give you a succinct overview of what is better in which category and what you should ultimately choose.Continue reading
Riding a bike in the outdoors has a thrill of its own. Pedalling around the streets can be really rewarding and also does wonders to your health.
Have you ever marched through your day with the thought of going for a bike ride as soon as you get some free time?
The joy of riding a bike after a long day at work or enjoying it during the weekends is indeed precious.
However, cold or rainy weather can keep you from going for your much-loved bike ride. The weather also comes in the way of your continuity and you can prevent this from happening with the help of bike trainers.
While having a bike trainer at home is amazing, it can also be noisy at times. This may cause your training to affect those residing with you. In this review, we have rounded up the top 5 silent indoor bike trainers that will help you train at home.Continue reading
Even though it sounds hard and difficult to achieve, you can soundproof your attic floor in a few simple steps.
Attic can be a great place to quietly work at home, or study. However, the attic floor is sometimes not that well-built. It releases a lot of the noise and prevents you from doing your job.
Soundproofing an attic floor might look like the devil’s work, but really isn’t. It is similar to any other floor soundproofing.
Also, it depends on which noise you intend to prevent. If airborne noise is in the matter, then you can solve your problem by adding some density to your floor. Otherwise, if the impact noise is a problem, it will require an additional effort to block these vibrations.
No matter what your problem is, you will be able to find the solution in this short article. So, let’s offer some.Continue reading
Do you have a noisy water pump in your house?
I’ve got a water pump for myself and my family quite recently, and I noticed unwanted vibrations and the noise that is quite triggering. It literary drove us crazy, so we needed to do something about it.
Now, you probably wonder what can be the solution to this, on the first sight, unsolvable problem. Well, there are ways to deal with the water pump, but they require a bit more effort. Luckily, you won’t need to do these things repeatedly.
Once soundproofed, the water pump will be harmless to your peace, and hence, to your nerves. A proper installation and a regular maintenance might solve your problem.
However, there are a few quite effective ways of soundproofing water pump. Let’s check them out.Continue reading
Noise is an inevitable part of our lives. It’s everywhere around us. That’s why we try to think of as many solutions as possible to control the sound level in our homes.
If you have been with me reading my various tips on soundproofing, you have seen that practically every part of your house can be treated for soundproofing. Doors, windows, machines etc, whatever comes to your mind, you can make it sound more silent.
Here I shall tell you more about noise blocking window film. You will find out what it is and how it works. Moreover, I have found some interesting scientific discoveries on this subject to share with you.Continue reading