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.Continue reading
What does it take to be successful in recording and mixing? Talent, in the first place, and as best equipment as there can be, one would say. Don’t forget an acoustically perfect room! But, is there such a thing?
The answer to this question for sure is not a simple one. Have you heard of bass traps? It’s a kind of secret ingredient when it comes to reaching the abovementioned perfection. My mission is here is to help you learn more on bass traps. Moreover, I’ll show you an amazing cost-effective solution.Continue reading
Almost all hamster owners and behavioral researchers agree on this one thing: Hamsters absolutely love their wheels. They can clock up a couple of miles in just one night which is almost like running several marathons (for them).
The one problem with this is the amount of noise the hamster wheels make, especially since hamsters are particularly fond of exercising at night while we sleep.
Buying a wheel for your little hamster pet is not as easy as it may seem. There are many decisions that must be made such as the design, the material used in its making, the size, etc. You must also be in a position to know the risks, if any, that a specific wheel has, and how to spot a problem early before things go very wrong.
Being a hamster owner myself, I can tell you that it’s not about the design, but more on the material used in its making. Choosing the right wheel will definitely make the wheel safer for your precious hamster.Continue reading
A child’s first years are usually so crucial. Every parent certainly wants to do all that they can to ensure that their baby is fine.
Getting some noise-canceling headphones for your baby can prove beneficial for both their physical and mental health. Areas that have high noise levels can prove dangerous to your baby as they could lead to noise-induced hearing loss.
Most parents do not even realize how the most common places such as the mall can be dangerous to your baby’s hearing. Rather than leave your kids at home, simply get a pair of noise-canceling headphones for them.
These headphones can also be very useful for children who have autism, ADHD, and other sensory issues. Read on to find out some of the benefits of noise-canceling headphones and our top picks for the same.Continue reading
For anyone who loves spending some time in the kitchen, a blender is certainly a must-have appliance. Whether it is that smoothie that you love or some sauce, having a blender can make it quite easy to whip up a healthy meal in a matter of seconds.
But let’s be real. Blenders are among the noisiest household appliances. Now if you live in an apartment or with other people in the house, getting your favorite smoothie early in the day can be a major cause of conflict.
Now that you cannot do away with the blender, what options do you have? Thanks to the advanced technology, there are so many blenders in the market that are just as efficient and yet produce so much less noise.
You are probably wondering how to go about getting a new quiet blender. Well, not to worry. I did all the hard work for you.
In this article, I am going to highlight some of the things to consider when buying a quiet blender as well as highlight my top 5 picks for the best quiet blenders.
If you are in the market for the best blender, then this article should give you a great head start.Continue reading
From coffee-fueled college days to working part-time as a barista during my grad years, coffee has always been something that brought me endless energy and joy. As a self-proclaimed “coffee expert”, I believe that freshly ground coffee can make a whole lot of difference to your morning cup of joe.
Grinding my favorite coffee beans in the morning to make a nice cup of coffee has always been a favorite part of my morning routine. However, my roommate is a night owl who likes to sleep in and did not like the sound of a grinder every morning.
I’ve researched, tried, and tested many different coffee grinders. In this guide, I will list down 5 of the best quiet coffee grinders.Continue reading
Soundproofing your car is an excellent way to improve your acoustics and overall sound. Lots of people enjoy listening to music while driving and therefore, the sound quality is quite important.
There are numerous important reasons for soundproofing your car and one of them is the noise cut-down.
Simply put, with soundproofing your car, the noise will be drastically cut. That can be such a pleasure, especially if you are driving on a crowded road – just volume it up and ignore everyone!
So, if you are really pumped up with the idea of soundproofing your car, I’m here to discuss some of the best ways of doing so. Namely, the Dynamat and FatMat soundproof systems are quite good and really worth.
Now, let’s get to the point. Let’s get a wider picture about Dynamat and FatMat before we make a conclusion about this titan fightContinue reading
There are a lot of loud-engine lovers out there. One of the biggest questions for them is: “What’s the best way of soundproofing the vehicle?”
Now, you may heard of sound deadeners for cars, but you are still not sure which one should you get for yourself. In this review, I will be talking about the differences between two of the most popular automotive sound deadeners out there.
It only depends on your preferences, budget, and the noise level which one should you take. Both Noico and Dynamat are on the list when it comes to sound deadening. However, I will try to point out some differences that might affect your decision.
I will be talking about the size, thickness, price, installation process, and much more while comparing both of these deadeners.
Now, let’s start!Continue reading
Having the baby occupied especially when you want to do some work can be quite difficult. It is because of this reason that parents get their babies some toys.
In some situations, however, the toys alongside the babies using them can be so distracting. Think of perhaps a time when you are entertaining some guests. Or perhaps you had to bring your little one to a meeting. Normal toys just won’t cut it for such situations.
There’s good news though. There are quiet toys. These allow your child to stay occupied without all the noise caused by normal toys. Since babies learn through exploration, most quiet toys focus on providing hours of quiet independent play that enable the baby to learn a bit.
Before you go looking for quiet toys, there are a few things that you need to bear in mind. So, what should you look for when buying a quiet toy?Continue reading
Hearing noise all the time can be very stressful and annoying.
Your neighbors may be fighting and you have to hear their shoutings, or they are doing some renovation work or their kids are playing the TV loudly. These type of situations are frequent, and it is not much you can do to stop or avoid them. You can’t move just because your neighbor’s dog is barking too much.
So, the best solution is for you to find a way to soundproof your home. You don’t need to be an architect to or an acoustic consultant to learn how to soundproof a room. You can do it yourself at home.
The best part is that it doesn’t have to be expensive. There are plenty of cheap soundproofing materials that you can use with good results.Continue reading