Presenting a project in a meeting is hard enough. If you add noise disruptions and weird echoes to that, it becomes nerve-wracking.
Sound pollution in your conference room can ruin your whole meeting and presentation.
When your workspace has poor acoustics, then productivity is bound to be affected.
Conference rooms are no different than the average office space; they’re only somewhat more significant.
Your conference room is likely the place where you conduct interviews, make a presentation, hold conference calls, and close on deals.
Now imagine how much money and opportunity is lost when, for instance, an international conference call keeps being interrupted by noise activity outside the conference room.
Regardless of the nature of the sound disruptions, poor sound quality is likely to bring down your company’s operability.
Your integrity is also in question when your walls act as ears to sensitive information.
Without proper acoustics, a business and its workers don’t work at their best capacity.
Here we look at some ways you can soundproof your conference room and improve sound acoustics in your workplace.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
Is your office based at home? You may have realized that noise from various sources like pets, kids, or persons you live with interrupts your concentration.
Offices located far from home also face the same dilemma, thanks to the noisy neighborhood, environmental sounds, motorists, and chirping birds.
Luckily, there’s a solution to this; getting noise-canceling machines for your office.
Noise-canceling machines block out any unwanted noise. They are also known as white noise, sound therapy, and sleep sound machines.
There are several noise-canceling machines in the market. Unfortunately, not all of them are excellent. To enjoy optimal results, you need to choose the best noise-canceling device.
But choosing the top noise-canceling machine is like an uphill task. So, I decided to carry out intense research on the finest noise-canceling devices found on the market today.
Keep reading for some insightful information to help you choose a machine for your office.Continue reading
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!Continue reading
If you’re someone who spends a lot of time around computers and all the computer equipment, you must know how irritating the noise the computer equipment makes can sometimes be. This can prove to be even more problematic if you have to work in such a room since it can be quite challenging to concentrate and be productive with all the noise.
You must be wondering where exactly the noise could be coming from.
Well, there are multiple possibilities.Continue reading
With rising popularity, 3D printers have opened a whole new world of possibilities for creative people. It helps them materialize all the unique and fantastic ideas. As expected, the machine with such amazing powers has to be a complex one. And consequently, is a noisy one.
The printer works more and more, turning your dreams into reality, and the sound becomes more noticeable. Some people get used to it, but the others look for solutions how to soundproof a 3D printer. Luckily, there are many solutions! What’s even better, majority of them are affordable, so you can solve the issue in no time! Now let’s take a look at how to reduce noise in a 3D printer!Continue reading
Let me tell you, it feels kind of bad, being old enough to remember a time where white noise was something you associated with a broken TV. Or, at the very least, with signal problems.
That static-y and annoying sound, accompanied by what my mother used to call the “Very poorly made snow show” was never a welcome sight. Especially on those few rare occasions when it happened during my favorite shows or Monday night football.
Nowadays, white noise has been relegated to the meaning of background noise, whether it’s good or bad. Because, let’s be honest, depending on what kind of person you are, it can be very good or bad.
Some people, me not included, can work quite well with background noise. The sounds of people bustling about around you and generally being active is comforting and even helps you focus.
On the other hand, I can tell you from personal experience that it can be a major detriment, too. I’ve written about this exact thing and gone into more detail there.
Suffice to say, work flows better when I’m not drowning in noise. Why is that?Continue reading