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
Sometimes you just wish that upstairs neighbor of yours isn’t so darn loud!
As if a stampede of elephants has just run through the house! Even the TV sounds as if it’s right there in your room, and you don’t even have one. For all those of you who got seriously tired of all the echoes and loud sounds, I have prepared this guide on best soundproof flooring materials.Continue reading
Resilient channels were once widely used in construction for soundproofing purposes.
However, nowadays there are conflicting views regarding this material, so I wanted to let you know how exactly resilient channels work, what are their pros and cons and if they really should become a thing of the past and be replaced with newer materials.Continue reading
How many times have you been in a situation where you wanted to leave the theatre in the middle of a play just because you couldn’t hear and understand what the actors were saying?
Or, have you ever wanted to leave a romantic dinner with your darling just because you couldn’t exchange the glances and sweet words due to the unbearable noise from the other guests?
The noise is an extremely annoying factor anywhere it occurs, not to mention how unhealthy it is.
Luckily, there is a solution to this problem.Continue reading
One of the must-have gadgets when going for a camping trip is a generator. A generator can help in a wide range of situations such as outdoor lighting, heating/cooling systems, and much more. You can also play your favorite music when using a camping generator, making your camping trip a memorable one. During your camping trip, […]Continue reading
If you are reading this, you must have found yourself in a situation where you are exposed to a huge noise that has been affecting your sleep, work and most importantly – your inner peace. That’s why you’ve decided to dare yourself on a quest and find the best possible solution to soundproof your home or office.
By now, you should have already located the source of the noise pollution and designed the whole soundproofing project (from the problem to the solution) and probably you have an idea where to find all the materials you need.
There’s just one question that’s been bothering you – what’s the best sealant you can find on the market? You want something that will be firm enough and that will ensure that all of your soundproofing materials stay in place and do their job flawlessly.
That’s why we will get familiar with the Acoustical Sealant and its characteristics that qualify it as the best.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
You’ve probably came across the term “acoustic flooring” when planning your construction projects and wondered what it means.
In this blog post, we look at acoustic flooring in detail and give you tips on how to use this technology for your next remodeling task.Continue reading
Dynaliner from Dynamat is one of the most effective automotive thermal insulators available on the market today.
It is extremely lightweight and ideal for use on top of your Dynamat Xtreme, because it is soft, and made of thousands of cells of a closed self-adhesive rubber, which are closely packed together, to give it a near-perfect zero air infiltration.
This is the key to heat, oils and water reduction. It does not hold water, and therefore it will not promote the production of mildew or dust, like other under carpet padding insulators. Dynaliner is also durable, and tear resistance.Continue reading