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
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
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
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
For the few lucky parents, getting their babies to sleep is an easy task. But for most parents, their babies take hours to get to sleep, and even when they do, they hardly go for a few minutes before they are up and wailing once more. This can be frustrating, especially if your baby keeps you awake most of the night.
Since you and your little munchkin need the sleep so as to rest, a white noise machine could be just what the doctor ordered for you! The white noise from the machine is incredibly soothing and will have your baby sleeping in a couple of minutes.
What’s more, white noise machines ensure your baby has a long uninterrupted sleep. This means uninterrupted sleep for you too.Continue reading
For most homes, a washing machine is a must-have appliance. However, the amount of noise from the machines is certainly something that gets on most people’s nerves.
I have had a variety of washing machines over the years. Unluckily for me, I have never lived in a big house with a utility room. As such, it is very important that I get the quietest washing machines that I can.
Since their inception in the 1940s, there has been a revolution in the brands and designs of washing machines. Because of the changing technologies, there are now a couple of machines that are able to get the work done with minimum noise.
Choosing the best quiet washing machine can be a tiresome task. Well, with this article, you should be able to get quite a head start on the same.
So, take a look at what you need to consider when buying a quiet washing machine as well as my top picks.Continue reading
I’ve been blessed with avid readers who like to read this digital diary of mine while I go on my quest of soundproofing or minimizing the unnecessary noises around us. I do it all in search of a quiet life.
As you know from my previous post from a few days back, I’m trying to work out and document different strategies to keep my car engine silent as a whisper.
Besides fixing noisy lifters, I came up with another approach. Let’s discuss the best oil for noisy lifters. This is the piece that completes the two-piece lifter puzzle.
Basically, I chopped and changed my engine oils and additives to find out if I could get an extra perk or two out of my car’s engine or not. As it turns out, switching the product helped!
All I did was choosing these things with great care and implementing them as per instructions. It changed my car’s engine for the better. So, I decided to let you guys know about it.
In this article, I’ll be discussing the process of choosing engine oil additives and all about the products that I played around with. So, here we go!Continue reading
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.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