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Soundproofing Common Condo Walls: Permanent & Temporary Solutions

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If you don’t need all the extra room in a house, a condo could be an ideal living choice for you.

However, living in a condo will mean that you and your neighbors will be quite close. So, you can be sure that issues of noise will arise.

Condos are primarily constructed with light materials that are not soundproof, mainly because most construction companies are out to lower construction costs.

Not everyone finds these living conditions as troubling.

Nonetheless, it may prove to be a problem if you or your neighbors have noisy endeavors.

Whether you are looking to keep the sound in or out, there are several soundproofing methods that you could employ to make your condo more comfortable.

You even get to choose between temporary and permanent solutions.

Well, if you have no idea where you should start, this article should give you some excellent pointers.

Below, we are going to list a few options you may have for soundproofing in your condo.

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What is OITC Rating?

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When building a home, many homeowners fail to consider how window selection affects their soundproofing. Sure they look into all the other aspects of window setting from its location to its energy efficiency, but they usually end up forgetting about the acoustics.

We can blame this forgetfulness on the fact that a window’s acoustical performance does not affect a home’s appearance. However, this unaccounted for factor ultimately affects how comfortable and quiet your home is.

So, just how much noise are the windows letting into your home?

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Quietest Bed Frames for Sex and Less Squeaks

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There’s absolutely no problem if you like being loud during sex.

However, if you would like to keep your bedroom affairs private, you have a hard time passing the message along to your bed frame.

Usually, your bed frame will make some noise if there’s some movement. Besides, most of the common bedframes will not serve you right. You might have to hold the headboard against the wall to keep it from moving, but you can only do that for so long.

If you and your partner are an exceptionally sexually active couple, you may find yourself looking for alternative ways to keep your bedroom business to yourselves.

If you both want to be extremely quiet, the best option would be to get a platform bed. However, if you still want to have a headboard, then you are better off looking for a quiet bed frame.

Shopping for the quietest bed frames is not easy, especially if you haven’t done so before. Well, don’t worry. We went to all the trouble so that you can have an easy time.

In this article, we will highlight everything you need to know about quiet bed frames for sex and how you can buy one easily. Let’s start by having a look at our top 5 picks for the quietest bed frames.

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What is NRC Rating? Measurements, Adatability and Chart Included

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The NRC is an abbreviation you would most definitely come across when delving into the soundproofing of your office or living premises. It contributes to the overall agreeability and sound quality in a room.

Hopefully, this text will help you determine your NRC needs.

Note: It is important to say that NRC does not determine how much of the sounds will transfer to another room.

It is not the measurement of sound blocking, but rather a measurement that improves intelligibility in the room by reducing reverberation ad reflection.

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Is it Illegal to Play Loud Music After 11pm? How Late Can You Play Until?

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You find yourself all tucked up in the bed, eager to travel to the dreamland as soon as possible, but that nerve-wracking music from your neighbor’s flat just won’t stop, will it ever?

You try counting sheep so to relax, put the pillow over your head, but somehow you have the feeling that it’s getting louder and louder, don’t you?

It’s 11:30 pm, so what should you do? Ignore? Walk away and tell the neighbor to turn it down? Call the police?

Noise is an inevitable part of our lives, that’s for sure but pollution caused this way is getting more and more disturbing. So, let’s explore a bit and see what the law says – is it Illegal to play loud music after 11 pm?

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How to Fix a Squeaky Chair: Noise Reduction Guide

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You probably know how annoying squeaking noise from furniture can be, whether it is from your old bed, door or even a chair.

This can have quite a negative effect on your ability to concentrate, especially if it is your office chair that is making the squeaking noise.

But there is no need to worry about it because there is always a way to fix every problem if you know what to do.

That’s why today I will help you to find the cause of chair squeaking noise and how to figure out the way to fix it, without too much trouble.

So, if you want to know more, stick with me and we’ll figure it out together. Without any further due, let’s begin!

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Acoustic Clouds: Reduce Noise and Beautify Your Ceiling

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Acoustic ceiling clouds are designed to reduce reflective sound effectively within a large and open environment.

They also delineate the space and offer a more appealing look.

This is because they are extremely stylish and have soft lined shapes that are suspended horizontally from the ceilings, and give the area an acoustical appearance.

Acoustic cloud ceilings give a modern appearance to an old building and the also reduce the reverberated noise from the building.

They can be used in residential areas as well, if you happen to have noisy neighbors.

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Acoustic Ceiling: All You Need to Know

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Acoustic ceiling is the formal name for what is commonly known as a popcorn ceiling. These are ceiling tiles that have a paint-on or spray-on treatment that makes them extremely elegant.

They can be used in the living room, bedrooms and hallways, because of their bright and whitish appearance which has the ability to hide imperfections. Their finishing is also very smooth and has higher durability, plus they are easy to clean.

They are largely being used in construction today, due to their aesthetic purposes, and also the advances in technology has caused them to offer a wide variety of benefits such as improving the acoustics in the room and reducing the noise levels.

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How to Seal a Garage Door from the Inside

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We all know how annoying the noise from the outside can be, either because of a lot of traffic or a busy neighborhood.

One of the most important things to do in order to avoid that is to properly set up your doors and windows, as well as having some sound isolation in the walls.

Today I’ll talk about how you can fix the noise issue by fixing the gaps that exist on your garage door, which can be achieved in different ways.

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