Laundry rooms do make our lives much easier. I mean, getting all those clothes clean in a matter of minutes not only saves our time but our energy as well.
But let’s face it:
The noise from the laundry room can be pretty distracting. Imagine you are relaxing in the house, trying to read a book or catch up on the latest episodes of your favorite show. To save time, you decide to put the laundry into the washer. The noise from the laundry room is so loud, you will probably not be at peace till the laundry is done.
When the noise gets too unbearable, you will start to consider options. Getting a new, quieter washer may be a great idea, but why go to the trouble of all those expenses?Continue reading
An above-door vent is a nice way to increase air-flow inside of your home, which helps to keep the temps down and save on energy bills. This is a reason that many homes may have these vents as part of their interior design.
While this seems nice for some, there is a big issue with above-door vents: just as much as they help to disperse temperatures, they also let in a bunch of noise from either side of the door. To many, the amount of noise that you get from these vents outweighs any benefits that you can possibly get from them, and the need to soundproof above-door vents becomes a necessity.
Seeing that you are reading this article, it is safe to assume that you want to soundproof as noisy above-door vent of your own. If that is the case, then these methods will help you to block out the noise from the vent and live in peace!Continue reading
For the few lucky parents, getting their babies to sleep is an easy task. But for most parents, their babies take hours to get to sleep, and even when they do, they hardly go for a few minutes before they are up and wailing once more. This can be frustrating, especially if your baby keeps you awake most of the night.
Since you and your little munchkin need the sleep so as to rest, a white noise machine could be just what the doctor ordered for you! The white noise from the machine is incredibly soothing and will have your baby sleeping in a couple of minutes.
What’s more, white noise machines ensure your baby has a long uninterrupted sleep. This means uninterrupted sleep for you too.Continue reading
Whether you are trying to deal with the traffic noise, noisy neighbors or perhaps you do not want to disturb the neighbors with noise from your studio, then you will certainly want to soundproof your house.
Depending on your budget and how much sound you want to block out, there are a couple of ways that you can achieve a soundproof home.
Acoustic foam panels are perhaps some of the cheapest methods you can use to achieve sound deadening in your home.
I love taking on new soundproofing projects and when a friend asked me help set up a spare room in her house for her YouTube channel, I was more than happy to. We set out looking for the best foam panels and the experience was definitely worth it.
If you are looking to purchase and install some acoustic foam panels, there’s no doubt that you may feel overwhelmed. Well, this article is meant for you.Continue reading
Have you ever thought of starting your own YouTube channel? How about your own audio-recording studio? Or do you, in fact, just have really loud neighbors?
If you answered yes to any of those questions, then chances are that you are in the market for some Soundproof Blankets!
But what are soundproof blankets, and what kind of soundproof blanket should I buy? For the answers to this question, you will need to enlist the aid of this buying guide.
In this guide we will be taking a look at the reasons one may need soundproof blankets, what to look for when purchasing them, and some of the best soundproof blankets that you can buy right now online.Continue reading
Working from home can be great. You get to be your own boss and determine how long you actually work.
However, any noise, however little, can be quite distracting. For you to get work done, your home office should be able to block out as much noise as possible.
When I quit my job to work from home a few years ago, the biggest challenge I faced was all the noise in the house. The kids were a ruckus and that meant I couldn’t get much done from my home office.
It was then that I decided to soundproof my home office. I took a couple of the steps I have highlighted in this article and of course, the outcome was amazing. I have added a few other steps you can take should the ones I took not work for you.Continue reading
A few years ago, my teenager son and his friends decided to start a band. Somehow, without my consent, it was decided that my garage would be the band practice location.
Of course, I was not amused by all the noise that got out of the garage and into other rooms in the house. The fact that my home office was located right next to the garage only made it worse for me.
I could not get any work done as long as the band was practicing, which was every other day, for two hours after school!
I set about soundproofing the rooms and I was impressed by the amount of noise reduction I was able to achieve. I, however, noticed that occasionally, some noise from the garage would get into the house through the windows.
It was then that I decided to soundproof my windows…Continue reading
It is pretty much common knowledge among those living on their own that an apartment is by far one of the nosiest places to inhabit. There is noise coming from all directions from pets, fighting couples, loud stereos, babies… you name it.
Conversely, there is always a chance that the activities that you partake in yourself can cause issue with your neighbors as well. No matter if you cause noise by having company or playing music, whatever sound you create in your apartment can likely be heard by your neighbors.
This is why you will want to look into potentially soundproofing your apartment, and one of the best methods to do so is to soundproof your apartment floor. This helps absorb vibrations that are created by one’s daily noise and makes it possible to block out the noise of others.
In this article we will be taking a look at the ways in which you can make your own apartment into a haven that is safe from noise, both inside and out. We will be looking at the methods that can be used and the products you need to create a soundproof apartment floor, and without losing your security deposit on unauthorized modifications.Continue reading
There are a couple of reasons why you would want to soundproof the bathroom. For one, the flushing and showering can be really distracting to your guests especially if you have the bathroom right next to the living room or dining area.
Unfortunately, modern construction does not really take care of the issue of soundproofing. You can, however, come up with a couple of ways to ensure that the sound in your bathroom does not come out.
Of course, the soundproofing tips can range from really cheap ones to some that are a bit more expensive. Ultimately, you will have to decide on what works best for you.
Here are a couple of things that you can do to soundproof your bathroom.Continue reading
Most homeowners are usually passionate about taking on soundproofing projects. They, therefore, will spend so much time, energy and sometimes money trying to soundproof their homes.
What most people do not realize, however, is that the doorway tends to be one of the most usual ways to let sound into your house or room.
Rather than ignore it, the doorway should be one of the first places to undertake a soundproofing project. The best news is that it doesn’t even have to be expensive.
When I decided to soundproof the rooms in my house, I was not particularly interested in the doorways. However, the need to soundproof the doorway to my home office quickly arose.
Anyone who works from home will tell you how important it is to have a suitable working environment. Any noise, even the smallest of sounds will be a distraction, and you may end up not being productive for an entire day.
Having soundproofed my home office’s windows, I realized some sound was getting in through the doorway especially when everyone else was moving about in the hallways. I set out to soundproof the doorway to my office and the results were more than what I had hoped for.
In this article, we will take a look at some of the easy steps you can take to soundproof your doorway.Continue reading