It is quite easy to keep your clothes dry and fragrant during the summers. But when it comes to the rainy season and unpredictable weather, having a tumble dryer in place can be a saviour! Moreover, if you have limited space in your apartment for drying the clothes then a tumble dryer can come in handy! I am […]Continue reading
For most people, space heaters are the perfect way to add some extra warmth in a chilly room in the house or office.
However, most space heaters usually produce a humming sound that can prove to be very distracting especially if you are using it in a bedroom or an office.
The good news is that there are some available space heaters that produce very little noise that you will hardly notice. Getting the best of these can, however, be quite a challenge.
So, how do you decide on the best quiet space heater? Well, not to worry. We did all the hard work for you. Here are some of the things to consider when buying a space heater as well as our top 5 picks for the best quiet space heaters available.Continue reading
Are you one of those individuals who struggle to sleep every night?
According to a survey, people tend to face difficulty in sleeping in areas where there are high temperatures. They can sleep easily and peacefully at normal temperatures.
Fans are always helpful in maintaining the temperature of the room so that you do not feel any complications while sleeping. You should consider quiet fans that are silent, keeps the environment quiet and the temperature of your room ideal for you to sleep.
When its summer you cannot work or relax without that gentle cool air breeze of the fan. The air relaxes and calms your mind and gives you a fresh feeling that takes your mind far away from where you are.
The only thing that disturbs you is the noisy buzzing sound of the fan. No one likes to hear it while they are relaxing or while working. It distracts you tremendously in both situations.Continue reading
It may sound confusing, right? How can you soundproof something with blankets? Well, there is a way. Especially if those blankets are soundproof.
Whether you are short with money, or you want the effortless solution, these blankets are a good choice. Of course, if you really want to soundproof something 100%, then you would need to spend a lot of money.
If that’s not the case, and you don’t have that much loud noise that can be easily insulated, you can go with soundproofing blankets. With these blankets you will easily block up to 30% noise.Continue reading
If you are a musician or a sound recorder, then one of the major challenges that you must be facing is getting space to rent out your own recording studio. Even with space the monthly rent, as well as other expenses, can take a huge toll on your finances.
It is because of such setbacks, that people find it much easier to build a soundproof booth in your home. Not only will this help you cut on costs, it will also allow you to work from the comfort of your home.
Besides people who work with music and sound recording, you may also need a quiet place to just work from home. While some people have a home office for such needs, not everyone has space. In this case, a soundproof booth would be a great place to get all the work done even when everyone else is home.
You are probably wondering how exactly to go about building a soundproof booth in your home. Well, if that is the case, then this article is meant for you. So read on to find out why.Continue reading
You finally managed to find that house or apartment you were looking for, being perfect in any sense.
You and your family moved in and everything was just as you imagined. But then it happened – the truth hit you.
Although you had been informed about a train noise, you took it for granted, assuming that it wouldn’t be that much of a problem. Yes, you have a great home now, and yes, the horns and whistles of a train are unbearable.
Although the noise pollution can be a more significant trouble in an urban area, it is always a problem how to deal with the train noise at home when you live near a railroad track, whether in a suburban area or a center of a city.
Noises such as train horn and whistle, although sounded with purpose, could be reduced by certain soundproofing methods to achieve both short-term and permanent solution.
Those who are looking for a noise reduction solution should be aware that it might be needed to employ more than one method if the disquieting noise is immensely loud.
Having in mind all these facts and inconveniences, should you consider selling your dream house and giving up on your home? But why would you do that when you could use some of the following soundproofing solutions and still enjoy your home?Continue reading
Do you like enjoying a swim on these hot, hot days? But is your noisy pool pump making humming noises and ruining your relaxation and pleasure?
Is there a way to stop this ruckus from ruining your nice afternoon swim? Or is your pool pump that loud that it is ruining not only your afternoon relaxation swimming but your naps as well?
And be sure that you are not the only one that is disturbed by the sound of it. Your neighbors can’t wait for the summer to be over, and for their peace to be restored.
That is not a solution, though. The next summer will come, and why else do you have a pool in your backyard, if not to use it to the fullest.
If this problem is familiar to you, then I just might have a few tricks in my sleeve.Continue reading
It is no doubt that computers are used nearly everywhere nowadays. And it goes without saying that a keyboard must accompany a computer for it to function fully.
Although most computers come with a standard keyboard, most of these are not necessarily the best. Keyboards can be quite noisy making it difficult for you to work in the company of others.
A few years ago, I was living with a couple of friends while trying to cut costs. I am a night bird and this meant that I was almost always using my computer while everyone else was asleep. While this did not pose a problem, my keyboard at the time was quite loud. This meant that my friends, who were all light sleepers, could hardly sleep unless I was done using the computer.
I did not even know silent or quiet keyboards existed until one of them mentioned it. Of course, I still wanted to use the computer at night but not at the expense of their sleep. So I decided to give it a try.Continue reading
Many homeowners do not give much thought to certain things such as the toilet fill valve. The valve is found in the toilet tank and is used to allow the tank to fill to the correct level. It does this by letting water flow into the tank after a flush, detecting the level and stopping the flow once the water gets to a certain level.
Toilet fill valves are available in different designs and variations. This makes it difficult to settle for one. Choosing the right valve is important because the wrong valve could end up costing you so much more in terms of replacement costs and water bills, and sanity in the case of a noisy one.
We have come up with a list of a number of things that you need to know before purchasing a toilet fill valve. To help make the decision easier for you, we have included our top 5 picks of the best quiet toilet fill valves. Be sure to check them out.Continue reading
Acoustics and insulation have always been frenemies. That’s why people came up with numerous solutions how to keep them in balance. Particularly when there are factors we cannot influence.
Many different materials and their combinations have been used to reach the perfection in terms of sound. After all, that’s one of the reasons my blog exists, to help all those dealing with wanted and unwanted sounds all around.
Plasterboard is becoming more and more popular, especially among DIY-ers. It replaced plaster or a combination of lath and plaster which were used to cover ceilings and stud partitioning. Plasterboard also serves as a wall lining and one can attach it very simply.
It turned out as a rather useful component for soundproofing, which is why I shall introduce you to plasterboard, its types, and uses.Continue reading