Many homeowners do not give much thought to certain things such as the toilet fill valve. The valve is found in the toilet tank and is used to allow the tank to fill to the correct level. It does this by letting water flow into the tank after a flush, detecting the level and stopping the flow once the water gets to a certain level.
Toilet fill valves are available in different designs and variations. This makes it difficult to settle for one. Choosing the right valve is important because the wrong valve could end up costing you so much more in terms of replacement costs and water bills, and sanity in the case of a noisy one.
We have come up with a list of a number of things that you need to know before purchasing a toilet fill valve. To help make the decision easier for you, we have included our top 5 picks of the best quiet toilet fill valves. Be sure to check them out.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
For people who work from behind the desk, being productive in extremely hot temperatures can be a challenge. Having a desk fan can help you keep working even when it is too hot.
Fans are generally known to produce some noise. However, there now exists some quiet desk fans that help to keep you cool without causing any distractions.
Because there are so many quiet desk fans available, settling for a specific one may be difficult. This is why we have come up with a buying guide to let you know what you need to be on the lookout for as well as our top 5 picks for the best quiet desk fans. Take a look below.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
Have you ever thought of starting your own YouTube channel? How about your own audio-recording studio? Or do you, in fact, just have really loud neighbors?
If you answered yes to any of those questions, then chances are that you are in the market for some Soundproof Blankets!
But what are soundproof blankets, and what kind of soundproof blanket should I buy? For the answers to this question, you will need to enlist the aid of this buying guide.
In this guide we will be taking a look at the reasons one may need soundproof blankets, what to look for when purchasing them, and some of the best soundproof blankets that you can buy right now online.Continue reading
When someone sees a flying object these days, nine out of ten times it’s a drone.
These things might look like toys but they do some serious business. Drones do surveillance work, take pictures, record videos, and carry objects. I must tell you, these things are the best at what they do.
If there’s one aspect that makers found hard to manage, it’s the sound. If one of these devices does a near fly-by, people would know.
Thankfully, technology is at a point where manufacturers can produce drones with thick bodies. These things mask the materials and their vibrations while running.
As a result, drones of this age are silent unlike before.
But a different kind of problem lingers on. Users are still finding it tough to find the quietest drones on the market thanks to so many brands and models around. There are not enough resources describing the benefits of these tools and accurate noise test results.
All of it changes today with this article of mine. Here I discuss the reasons for having a quiet drone around. I put out a buying guide discussing the blueprints of finding the perfect machine. I’ve thrown in in-depth reviews of some of the best silent drones in business too.Continue reading
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.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
“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!Continue reading
Riding a bike in the outdoors has a thrill of its own. Pedalling around the streets can be really rewarding and also does wonders to your health.
Have you ever marched through your day with the thought of going for a bike ride as soon as you get some free time?
The joy of riding a bike after a long day at work or enjoying it during the weekends is indeed precious.
However, cold or rainy weather can keep you from going for your much-loved bike ride. The weather also comes in the way of your continuity and you can prevent this from happening with the help of bike trainers.
While having a bike trainer at home is amazing, it can also be noisy at times. This may cause your training to affect those residing with you. In this review, we have rounded up the top 5 silent indoor bike trainers that will help you train at home.Continue reading