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
With many options at hand, finding the perfect generator for our houses and job sites is tough as hell. When you narrow it down to 3000 watts, the job becomes even harder.
Don’t get me wrong, you DO get choices. But the hard part is to pick the perfect one. When you’re an advocate of a soundproof home like me, you tend to be choosy.
That’s why combining a specific power range and less sound took some doing. After some research and practical experience, I’m able to pinpoint quietest 3000-watt generators that you should get next year (or right now if you’re in a hurry).
Of course, you’ll find a buying guide detailing my researching process and factors that I considered while coming up with these products.Continue reading
Do you like to start your day with a cup of coffee or enjoy it in leisure hours just to get some ideas to kick in?
Having a Nespresso Machine at home helps you make coffee just like in any café. The rich taste and aroma are incredible and you can make yourself a cup or two anytime you wish to.
However, there are several factors which you have to consider while choosing a Nespresso machine. Not to mention the fact that they should function silently so as to not create any disturbance. Below are some factors that you should consider while buying a Nespresso Machine.Continue reading
Impact drivers are really efficient in driving wood screws and sheet metal screws. They have been used popularly across the world and tremendously helped in getting the job done.
However, the down side of this is all the noise and havoc it creates which can be really disturbing.
Gladly, due to the advent of technology, there are various silent impact drivers which have been introduced in the market. Below are five of the quietest impact drivers in the market and the things that you need to look into while buying an impact driver.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
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
Have you ever entered a room and felt the kind of serenity that only comes from complete silence and lack of external noises?
If you have, you know how fulfilling the experience can be; and if you have not, think about how many times you have thought to yourself “oh, would the neighbor’s dog just stop barking!”, or been worried about the upcoming party you were about to throw.
Living in your home can be much more comfortable with proper soundproofing. Whether you are an engineer planning your next building project or just someone who wants to improve their own living environment there’s a soundproof system available. And for all of you DIY enthusiasts, most of the products aren’t that difficult to put up.Continue reading
These days a lot of people have the need to install sound absorption products whether in their house or office or somewhere else. They keep asking me what materials are the most effective for certain situation, and how can you distinguish them.
But why is all of this insignificant? Why would you ever need this?
First of all, the installation of sound absorbing product can contribute to suitable acoustic environment within a space, which is, you could agree, an enjoyable place to be in.
Also, sound absorption is a desirable, or even necessary, solution for schools, sports halls, recording studios, lecture auditoriums, theatres, cinemas, or concert venues.
Therefore, you can find sound absorption anywhere. Since they are so widely used, you should know what types of materials are there and how you can distinguish them.Continue reading
You are probably already familiar with the concepts of soundproofing and sound absorbing, but what do you know about sound deadening? Or sound dampening?
As a matter of fact, both sound deadening and sound dampening refer, in most cases, to the same thing. Frankly, not a lot of people know what these are. Do you?
I know that my husband does. Since he cares for his car so much, he must be well informed about soundproofing as well as sound deadening.
And why is that? Well, it is because sound deadening is used to prevent vibrations, rattles, and any dissipation of a noise. This especially refers to the cars but it may be applied to other things, too.
Therefore, it could be said that sound deadening presents a process of reducing rattles, road noises, engine clutter, and vibrations, for example, inside a car.
With this in mind, the materials for sound deadening are massive and dense, which makes a sound dissipate and reduce its energy.
Depending on the location of the noise you are trying to block, there are various and different solutions which you could apply.Continue reading
Almost every household has a microwave. It has got to be one of the most convenient inventions in the modern-day world. Most people simply cannot live without it in their kitchens. You need it for a wide variety of functions.
These functions include; heating up food, baking small cakes, cooking light dishes, defrosting meat, boiling water, etc. I cannot possibly exhaust the uses of a microwave.
Now, an over the range microwave oven is simply a microwave that comes with a range hood. It is a 2-in-1 unit that is designed for installation over your countertop and therefore, included in the packaging is some mounting hardware for a quick and easy installation.
If you are like me, and you love your kitchen counters bare, then you will love these range of microwave ovens. I absolutely love getting into my kitchen and looking at all the beautiful melamine with no appliances placed on top.
So, having identified how useful a microwave oven is, and how important it is in a household, I must mention the greatest challenge: Noise. I absolutely hate the noise that is made by most microwaves, especially when I am trying to get my beauty sleep and someone is in the kitchen heating up something or cooking.
In this regard, I have decided to review only the best and quietest over the range microwaves in the market.Continue reading