Category Archives for "Soundproof Home"

Best Quiet Garage Door Opener 2022: Reviews and Buying Guide

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“The quest for a silent home begins from its garage.”

Mock me all you want for this made-up quote but it’s true. A noisy garage can make or break the peace and quiet of our houses. I’ve seen people complain about a loud garage door in the middle of the night. It’s bad for the picky neighbors as well.

The fault is with the old-fashioned garage openers that don’t have the means to suppress sound. It’s high time to look for newer options that kill the noise and work just as efficiently as their predecessors.

In this article, I’ll be directing you towards quiet garage door opener models. You’ll also find a nifty guide describing all the factors you need to know to replicate my research.

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How to Get Rid of Echo in Room

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The modern life we live today mostly consists of rushing from point A to point B completing either this or that task. It’s always rushing through crowded streets jammed with people. And, it’s not the people that make you all edgy, but it’s the noise they make.

As a consequence, there is no better feeling than getting home and enjoying the cosiness and silence of your own apartment.

However, if you are among the unlucky living creatures out there, you know that sometimes this is not the case. The only worse thing than the noise created by people is having this, or any other, noise repeated multiple times over.

Noise is rather unhealthy and it seriously affects your hearing ability and the nervous system as well. What additionally creates discomfort is having the noise constantly repeated in your living space.

Luckily, the problem is not one that can’t be solved. Moreover, in further text, I will give you some examples and tips on how to get rid of the annoying reverberations in your precious living space.

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How to Soundproof a Mobile Home: The Ultimate Guide

How to Soundproof a Mobile Home

Mobile homes are something really nice and practical, and quite popular nowadays. Traveling around the globe, but with your house with you is truly something to wish for.

However, life on wheels is not all strawberries and rainbows. It has its problems as well.

One of the problems that follows you wherever you go when it comes to mobile homes is the very sound insulation.

When it comes to soundproofing, there are 2 golden rules that you would have to respect if you want to have your peace. These are:

1. Make your weak structure dense (doors, walls, windows, etc.)

2. Fill in all of the gaps that you can find (between doors and door frames, etc.)

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Best High-Velocity Quiet Shop Fans 2022: Reviews and Buying Guide

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Shop fans are different from the regular fans as they have a high-velocity output and their design is well suited for a garage or a job site. They can even be used at home to replace the AC to cool down the room.

However, these fans can be loud and it can get really difficult to be able to focus on work with these fans around. There are new variants in the market that are relatively quiet and work just fine. A good quality shop fan will make it easier for you to work especially in the tough weather conditions.

In this review, I have covered the top 5 shop fans that you can consider buying. These are silent as compared to most of the models out there and will help you enjoy work even more. Don’t forget to have a look at the features that you should look into before buying a quiet shop fan at the end of this guide.

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How to Soundproof a Wall Between Apartments (Without Construction)

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Do you have problems with the noise coming through the walls of your apartment? If that’s the case, then you might be looking into the right direction.

You might be living next to a couple of students who like to party even on work days. Or you just don’t feel comfortable listening to your neighbors’ conversations. Or they might have a washing mashing which is banging on the wall.

All of these, and much more are very unpleasant when it comes to sharing a wall with anyone, and you might have started to think about solutions to this problem.

When I had my first child, we’ve been living next to a family who had a very loud dog. It was barking occasionally, even in the middle of the nights, and it just happened that all of our bedrooms had shared walls with this family.

We were often waking up at night from the noises of loud barking and my child even started to get scared of this sound.

Naturally, we had to find the solution to this problem. We started looking here and there, we tried several different methods. Some of them worked, and some of them didn’t.

So, here are some of the fantastic solutions that helped me solve different soundproofing problems over the years

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Best Quiet Hair Dryers 2022 for a Peaceful Blow Dry

Best Quiet Hair Dryers

Hairdryers are lifesavers. Without them, we’d all be rushing off to work with water dripping down our business suits.

But why must they be so noisy?

Just imagine, you’re living with your roommate and you two work on different schedules. What do you do when you’re ready to dry your hair, but your roommate’s resting?

At this point, you’d have to make a choice. Disrupt your roomie’s precious sleep… or go without drying your hair.

This is where quiet hair dryers come in handy. If you are thinking of getting one, then this is the guide for you.

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Best Quiet Vacuum Cleaners 2022: Reviews and Buying Guide

How to Make a Shop Vac Quiet

It takes either a writer or a mother to appreciate the peace and quiet of a house.

Fortunately, I’m both. I can understand moms and dads doing some cleaning around the house while their kids are asleep. We want the work to be done quickly and without disturbing our kids while their asleep.

Also, we try our best to schedule cleaning hours at a time when it’s least disturbing to the elderly in our house or our neighbors.

One lousy vacuum cleaner with nagging sounds can spoil our plans of a quiet evening for our kids and the neighbors. Sure, we do everything in our powers to hush the sound. Sometimes, that costs us a lot of money.

But what if I told you an easy way around the problem?

Choose best quiet vacuum cleaners to begin with. If you’re lacking the motivation to do some research, I’ve got just the list for you. I’ve also explained my reasons for choosing the brands and models on the list. Let’s get to it.

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When to Stop Using White Noise for Baby

Baby White Noise Machine

I know that motherhood can be really hard. Sometimes, you just wish to run away! Jokes aside, there are moments when you can’t really help your baby falling asleep.

Have you tried a white noise machine? They are effective even with older ones, but on the other hand, can they do any harm to your baby’s health and hearing? Well, it depends on what you consider for a health problem.

If you are thinking about baby’s hearing, it may cause some unwanted problems, but only if you are not cautious with the white noise machine volume. In other cases, it can cause an addiction.

So once this time comes, you will definitely need a white noise machine. The question is, when should you stop using that machine?

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How to Quiet a Sump Pump: 3 Noise Reduction Steps

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I love my basement. It’s so convenient and allows me to store all sorts of useless junk that my husband and kids want to keep around for no good reason. From old toys to keepsakes that no sane person would hoard, it’s a blessing in disguise to be able to placate them by dumping all the unnecessary garbage in there.

However, there is a problem with it, in the form of some flooding, when the rain gets too intense. It’s because our home is on low land, which anyone with homes or even driveways on such land knows is a risk.

Luckily, we have the sump basin and sump pump that carries any excess water through some piping, away from the basement. This way, we avoid any damage that flooding might cause.

However, a sump pump can be loud and that is why we’ll be discussing some possible reasons for that and what kind of noise they could produce. We’ll also go into how to deal with them precisely.

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Attic Fan Humming Noise Reduction Guide: 7 Simple Steps

How to Quiet a Noisy Ceiling Fan

Attic fans are great things to lower your attic’s temperature. There are millions of people using these devices and enjoy its benefits, especially during the hot summer. Attic fans are great machines that can bring some refreshment by blowing out hot air.

Even though we all enjoy attic fans, they are mechanical devices and sometimes they can be quite noisy and annoying. So, if you are an attic fan lover, you should be prepared for some extra noise in your home. Of course, there are some things that you can do to lower this noise, or even nullify it.

Now, not only that attic fans can disturb your silence but your neighbors’ as well. So, if you don’t want your angry neighbors to knock on your door, you might want to take some measures.

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