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Best Hanging Laundry Hamper Bags for Small Spaces

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Space is a premium in your house.

You’re kicking over that huge laundry basket every time you walk past it.

Your kids leave their dirty clothes all over the floor.

Your bathroom looks messy.

Then you need to get a hanging laundry hamper. This brilliant invention will save you some precious space in your apartment, help you clear up the messy clothes and your kids will start to put away their clothes.

Here, we look at some of the best hanging laundry hampers in the market that will get the job done.

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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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Quietest 3000 Watt Generators: Reviews and Buying Guide

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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.

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Ultra Quiet Shop Vac Reviews with Buying Guide

Shop Vac Noise Reduction

A vacuum cleaner can make it easy for you to get rid of all the dust in the shop or at home. Shop vacs are specifically designed to handle tough jobs like that in a workshop. Be it a commercial site or a work shop, all the noise created by the vacuum cleaners can be really annoying.

However, this doesn’t have to be the case every time. There are quiet, wet/dry vacs available in the market that produce little to no noise.

I am personally fond of all things quiet and in this guide I have put together the top 5 quiet shop vacs that you can consider. Before you jump right into it, look into the buying factors that can help you choose the right type of shop vac.

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7 Best Dynamat Alternatives To Block Automotive Noise

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Some people really enjoy hearing their car engine and feel that raw power it produces. However, there are those who prefer quite the opposite.

If you are one of those people, who enjoys quiet rides, listening to music and clear conversations with your friends, then you’ve come to the right place.

Today, we will talk about what are the best Dynamat alternatives because it can be pretty expensive, depending on the situation.

Therefore, I will present several cheaper alternatives, which you can use for the same purpose, to make your car completely soundproof.

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13 Best Sound Absorbing Materials to Improve the Acoustics in Your Room

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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.

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Soundproof Flooring Materials: Which are the Best? (STC & IIC Compared)

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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.

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Hanging Acoustic Panels: What Are Your Options?

Corner Bass Traps: How to Mount Bass Traps

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.

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Acoustic Ceiling: All You Need to Know

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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.

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Acoustic Clouds: Reduce Noise and Beautify Your Ceiling

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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.

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