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Corner Bass Traps: How to Mount Bass Traps

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The perfectly clear sound is every musician’s dream come true. Sound acts as if being a living creature. It moves, flows and adapts in different environments.

Anyone who’s been into recording will tell you how difficult is to achieve perfection. Luckily, we have bass traps!

Today I shall tell you more about them, and I’ll give you some useful tips on how and where to put bass traps to get the desired acoustics.

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Do Foam Bass Traps Work? Pros, Cons and Alternatives

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Every person who’s into recording music knows how important is to have acoustics at the maximum possible level.

This is not always easy since no room is the same, but they all have one thing in common. Low frequencies are the hardest ones to deal with.

Bass traps are some kind of a secret magic thing when it comes to solving the issue. I have done a lot of research on foam bass traps, so let us see if they are worth a shot!

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Quietest Air Compressors 2019: Reviews and Buying Guide

Quieting Air Compressor

When you’re a passionate DIY-er or an experienced garage warrior, you know that efficiency is the name of the game. No matter what people say, bigger isn’t always better. But bigger is certainly louder. This goes for the air compressors as well.

Or, does it?

People use these machines for a variety of tasks. These things save your time and money. As my recent research shows, a competent air compressor can save your ears from an exposure to constant noises in the garage or at the shop as well.

But the trick is to find the right product. In this post, you’ll find a shortlist of the quietest air compressors that go well with any kind of air tool and have longer lifecycles.

Of course, there’s the buying guide tucked in there for good measure as well. There, I’ve gone into great details about how to pick the ideal product for your household and professional duties.

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Best Quiet Air Conditioners 2019: Reviews and Buying Guide

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With summer on our heads, I know how hard it is to beat the heat throughout the day. I can’t manage to get out of my car and into the house without rushing to get a cold glass of water in my system immediately. It’s exhausting!

The one way to get some relief from this unbearable heat is plopping down in front of your quiet air conditioner to stay calm and cool for the rest of the day. That said, maybe you’re like me and your AC isn’t working like it used to, and it’s making all sorts of funny noises without cooling as well as it should.

You might want to consider getting a new air conditioner that doesn’t rattle and manages to cool down your room effectively. There are many units to choose from, but you should be able to make the right decision with this buyer guide and list of best quiet air conditioners

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Best Quiet Fans for Sleeping 2019: Reviews and Buying Guides

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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.

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Green Glue vs Quietrock: Which is Better to Reduce Noise

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Let’s face it, today’s world is a very hectic and loud one. We live in a society that almost always seems to have new ideas or methods on how to make yet more noise to drown out even the thoughts in your head.

As a mother and someone that works from home, I can tell you it’s a downright nightmare, trying to ignore the noise at times. A son that plays drums, a husband who likes loud games and the external noise of the street and neighbors…

It could drive a person insane without much trouble if it was something you couldn’t combat. We’ve talked before about some low-cost ways to make sure you can turn a room into a sanctum of silence.

Ordinarily, professional grade solutions would be a huge undertaking. You’d need to be ready to invest both a lot of time and money into a remodel, to achieve truly great results.

However, these new, modern methods are much easier and cheaper while also maintaining a high standard of quality. That’s why we’ll be focusing on them and trying to discern which is the best choice for you, out of them.

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Acoustic Plasterboard vs Normal Plasterboard for Noise Reduction

Acoustic Plasterboard v.s. Normal Plasterboard

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.

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Best Quiet Hand Dryers 2019: Reviews and Buying Guide (with db levels)

Best Quiet Hand Dryers

Hand dryers are quite a common appliance in offices, commercial buildings and other places of work.

Of course, they do a great job of helping people keep up with their personal hygiene without the expense of using paper towels. Paper towels have been used for many years but if you think of the cost as well as the issue of disposing of them, hand dryers are a much better option.

Although automatic hand dryers come with tons of advantages, one of the major setbacks when it comes to these appliances is the noise they produce when in operation. On average, these appliances produce 80 decibels which is similar to that of a food blender.

As is the case with any appliance, there are a couple of newer models of hand dryers that aim in producing little or no noise. These are usually just as efficient and make the environment much more conducive for work.

Getting the best quiet hand dryer can be challenging. This is why I have gone to the trouble of highlighting some of the best quiet hand dryers that are now available. So take a look below to get a hint of which ones are hot in the market.

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Best Quietest Garbage Disposal 2019: Reviews and Buying Guide

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“Well-cooked food is synonymous to ultimate satisfaction.”

Anybody (foodie or not) would agree with me on this. However, people would also agree that cooking takes a lot of work and kitchen scraps in the process. Don’t get me started on the “Leftovers.”

At the end of the day, our kitchens are messy and smelly.

Now imagine throwing all that in a standard garbage can outside. We’re not eradicating the stench. We’re shifting it elsewhere. The amount of work we put in towing that garbage around the house is a different matter entirely.

What if I told you, “We can make things simpler?”

Enter the Garbage Disposals!

Then again, these things have developed a reputation of being noisy. People had to tolerate the annoying grinding sound for years until a smarter alternative came around.

Say hello to the soundproof garbage management systems!

These things collect, process, and discard waste through the kitchen drain in one go. Not to mention these things are environment-friendly, affordable, and a boon when it comes to saving electricity.

However, finding the perfect one is somewhat of a task with all the options lying around.

Don’t worry, I’m here to help.

In this “Mammoth” guide, you’ll find 5 of the quietest garbage disposal units with in-depth reviews. I’ve also tucked in a buying guide just in case you want to fly off and do your own research.

Ready? Let’s begin!

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