One of the biggest questions in the world of soundproofing is the one about soundproofing paint. Does it work? Well, it depends. Basically, it works great at some certain noise levels.
Since my house needed an arrangement, painting, and soundproofing, I figured it out and gave a try. Long story short, this soundproofing paint did the job. No matter how strange it sounds, it can work in certain situations.
For example, if the noise that is coming from the other room is not that loud, then why would you waste money on some foam panels, blankets, and curtains when a simple soundproofing paint can do the job just fine?
Simply put, the soundproofing paint is a two-in-one solution to your problems. It will simultaneously decrease the noise level and help you redesign your room. Nevertheless, there are a lot of benefits coming from this paint.
It’s true, it demands a bit of your time and effort, but the whole procedure is quite worth. Now, let’s learn some basics about soundproofing paint when to use it, how does it work, and finally, how to achieve the best results with soundproof paint.Continue reading
Most homeowners are usually passionate about taking on soundproofing projects. They, therefore, will spend so much time, energy and sometimes money trying to soundproof their homes.
What most people do not realize, however, is that the doorway tends to be one of the most usual ways to let sound into your house or room.
Rather than ignore it, the doorway should be one of the first places to undertake a soundproofing project. The best news is that it doesn’t even have to be expensive.
When I decided to soundproof the rooms in my house, I was not particularly interested in the doorways. However, the need to soundproof the doorway to my home office quickly arose.
Anyone who works from home will tell you how important it is to have a suitable working environment. Any noise, even the smallest of sounds will be a distraction, and you may end up not being productive for an entire day.
Having soundproofed my home office’s windows, I realized some sound was getting in through the doorway especially when everyone else was moving about in the hallways. I set out to soundproof the doorway to my office and the results were more than what I had hoped for.
In this article, we will take a look at some of the easy steps you can take to soundproof your doorway.Continue reading
You’ve probably came across the term “acoustic flooring” when planning your construction projects and wondered what it means.
In this blog post, we look at acoustic flooring in detail and give you tips on how to use this technology for your next remodeling task.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
Are you getting tired of being woken up by the loud sudden bang of the closing door?
Or you are just annoyed when you are walking into a room and door behind you slam so hard they make you jump?
If you are like me, you are definitely not enjoying those moments, and you are looking for anything you can do so you can stop it.
As I have had the same problems with several doors in my apartment, I will offer you solutions I used to fix the problem, and never experienced the same situations in my apartment again.Continue reading
As we all know sleeping is one of the crucial activities for our body, just like eating or drinking water is.
Living without it is not an option, as it affects our mental health, mood, endocrine, and other systems in our body, or better said our life overall.
Many of us don’t pay that much attention to it and go for days and weeks without sleeping enough, as many other activities take their toll on it.
Believe it or not, a person can survive without sleep for 11 days only and it does sound quite serious when you give it a thought.
This is why many people who suffer from chronic insomnia usually survive 1-2 years after the diagnosis and even less – 6-12 months after diagnosis of parasomnia, which prevents any real REM sleep.
It happens often that the lack of sleep can be caused by our loud neighbors, a change of bed and pillow, changing time zones, stress or many other factors, however, one thing that should never keep us awake is a squeaking bed.
If you are reading this you are probably looking for a solution, but don’t worry because there are many ways to take care of this annoying problem and enjoy your peaceful sleep.Continue reading
Living in an old house with a bad piping system can really be something dreadful, for both you and your whole family.
If you ever had to hide from your family in the morning because of waking them up in the middle of a night just because you simply flushed, or if your children have ever asked you to postpone your shower because they have to study hard for an important exam and they wouldn’t want to be distracted by the wailing sound of the pipes, you are certainly aware of the importance of soundproofing them.
It sounds rather hard to insulate the noise coming from within the walls.
If you have been living with this problem for a longer time, I am sure that you are just like a bunny and that you easily get jumpy on even the smallest of sounds.
Noisy pipes can affect the overall quality of your life. You can’t concentrate, you can’t read or study and sleeping can also be hard if someone has to go to the loo.
The cause of wailing pipes can be quite complex, and I will be listing some soon enough, but all in all, I will be telling you more about how to find a solution to this unpleasant problem.
Now, let’s start with some of the reasons for noisy pipes and then proceed with the easy and cheap guide with instructions on how to soundproof loud piping in your home.Continue reading
One of the most irritating sounds in the world has to be the sound of a loud doorknob.
Well, it’s not the sound itself that makes us so bothered, it has more to do with the fact that this sound is always heard when it’s absolutely not needed.
Whether you’re going to the bathroom in the middle of the night, being extra quiet as to not wake the baby up, or if you’re just trying to concentrate on a task at hand, the sound of a loud doorknob can really ruin everything.
Luckily, we have some easy tricks that you can do yourself, depending on whether you have a squeaky doorknob or just a loud one!Continue reading
We all know how annoying the noise from the outside can be, either because of a lot of traffic or a busy neighborhood.
One of the most important things to do in order to avoid that is to properly set up your doors and windows, as well as having some sound isolation in the walls.
Today I’ll talk about how you can fix the noise issue by fixing the gaps that exist on your garage door, which can be achieved in different ways.Continue reading