How to Stop Car Door Rattling From Speakers (and Subwoofer)

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Imagine that you are driving your car, rejoicing in the ride. Your favorite song starts. You feel super relaxed and cheerful.

However, a moment brings you back to the harsh reality – something is impairing overall the feeling the song gives you. You start to listen more carefully and notice some rattling. It is coming from one of the doors in your car.

Oh no! Well, it is time to think about this problem and solve it as fast and painless as you can so that you can continue enjoying music in your car.

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Corner Bass Traps: How to Mount Bass Traps

Corner Bass Traps: How to Mount Bass Traps

The perfectly clear sound is every musician’s dream come true. Sound acts as if being a living creature. It moves, flows and adapts in different environments.

Anyone who’s been into recording will tell you how difficult is to achieve perfection. Luckily, we have bass traps!

Today I shall tell you more about them, and I’ll give you some useful tips on how and where to put bass traps to get the desired acoustics.

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Do Foam Bass Traps Work? Pros, Cons and Alternatives

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Every person who’s into recording music knows how important is to have acoustics at the maximum possible level.

This is not always easy since no room is the same, but they all have one thing in common. Low frequencies are the hardest ones to deal with.

Bass traps are some kind of a secret magic thing when it comes to solving the issue. I have done a lot of research on foam bass traps, so let us see if they are worth a shot!

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Soundproofing and Acoustic Treatment: What’s the Difference?

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Yeah, the world is a big noisy place, we know that, but what can one do about it? As a matter of fact, one gets the right picture of how many sounds are there only when one starts building a studio.

It’s a terrifying moment indeed because you realize that you are about to be in a real battle – human vs sound! But, the good news is that, with my useful tips, you can actually be a winner.

Here I shall tell you more about soundproofing and acoustic treatment in general. Are they the same thing? Which is the most successful way of dealing with various sounds from different sources? These are just some of the questions we shall try to answer.

The big question of acoustics is the one that troubles all musicians, and having a top-quality equipment is not always helpful, if the room properties themselves do not allow sound to be well distributed.

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How to Soundproof a Room for Music (Listening and Recording)

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Soundproofing a room can be a challenging job. Whether you are making your own mini-studio, or just blocking out the noise from your teenage kid, making of the soundproof room might take some time.

The biggest problem is when the age gap between your older one and the baby is 14-15 years. As you may know, 14-15 years is where everything starts being interesting.

You need to balance between your teenager’s revolt of listening to the music at high volume, and your baby’s peace.

Since I was in this position not that long ago, my husband and I decided not only to soundproof the nursery room but the room of our older kid as well.

In that way, both of our kids got their peace, whether is that listening to a really loud music or napping.

In this article, you can find some of the methods that I used to soundproof a room for the music, as well as some other methods that I also find useful for the purposes of soundproofing.

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26 Industry Experts Reveal the Best Soundproofing Materials & Techniques

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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.

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Restaurant Noise Reduction: 9 Ways to Soundproof Your Diner

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Did you know that your customers are likely to complain about the noise in your restaurant than they are about lousy food?

Noise complaints rank up high, second only to poor service.

Some restaurants that are located in busy and noisy areas can become so loud that it makes it difficult for customers even to hold a proper conversation.

Distracting noise is unpleasant to customers and, in return, unfriendly for your business.

To retain your customers and ensure a high rate of return visits from them, you need to find ways to deal with the issue.

One step at offering high-end service to your customers is making sure that your establishment provides a conducive environment for your customers.

So, how do you go about it? Soundproof your restaurant; that’s the answer. But let’s face it; it isn’t that easy.

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Shop Vac Noise Reduction: How to Make a Shop Vac Quiet

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Shop vacs have always been great to use for your own home. They are portable but much stronger than regular vacuum cleaners.

However strong they may be, they all have one downside; and that is that they are extremely loud.

If you happen to have used it in a somewhat empty space, like your garage or similar, you must have noticed how loud they are. It is just like they are echoing all around.

This just makes vacuuming very unpleasant.

Nevertheless, they are quite handy, so it would be the best if there was a way to somehow reduce the noise they are making.

Well, is there a way?

Of course there is, but you would have to keep in mind that machines as powerful as shop vacs can never be completely soundproofed, but the only thing you can do is reduce the noise they are making.

Before I tell you how to reduce the noise, let’s give a look at why they are this loud in the first place.

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How to Soundproof a Dog Crate and Stop Dog Barking in Kennels

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I have always been a dog person (Well, that is an understatement, seeing as I have five of them at the moment). Usually, I prefer adopting them while they are still puppies so that I have all the time to get attached to them and teach them a couple of tricks.

Dogs are just loveable creatures and most households will own one as a pet at some point or another. However, the one annoying thing, besides cleaning up after them, is the constant whining and barking especially when they are still pups.

With my first two puppies, I had to go through the torture of their barking and whining. It was so bad that I even considered giving them away. The whining was especially terrible at night as I prefer not to bring them to bed with me.

While trying to find a solution to all the noise, I stumbled upon the dog crates. The fact that I could make them soundproof seemed very lucrative and I immediately bought one. I worked on soundproofing it further and I loved the results.

Although you can not make the dog crate 100% soundproof, it certainly helps in reducing the noise levels in your house.

If the barking and whining of your adorable creature get on your nerves, then this article will be of great help to you. Here’s how you can solve your problem.

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How to Soundproof a Garage (for Band Practice)

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What better place for band practice than your own garage? Well, there’s one problem with it – the neighbors.

Most of the time, the neighbors will not hear the clear sound but the drums, as their sound is the most problematic one to isolate.

As a part of a teenage band, I jammed a lot. Then, the neighbors started whining almost every single time we started our session. You could hear the doorbell in the middle of our song. No doubt, it was really annoying for both sides – us and them, so we started looking for a solution.

However, as every teenage rock band, we were short with cash, so we needed a cheap and fast solution to our problems. As back then there were no developed networks of articles like this, we started searching for the possible solutions in the books, asking our older ones, and even some architects.

Basically, we tried some mixtures of solutions that you will be familiar with, shortly after you’ve read this story. And some of them worked!

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