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How to Soundproof a Room From Outside Noise

How to Soundproof a Room From Outside Noise

When in the comfort of your home, you certainly want to enjoy the peace and quiet. However, this may not always be the case especially if you live near a busy street or in an apartment building.

Noise from outside and from the neighbors can be quite distracting especially at night when you just need some rest.

Although there are hardly any places to live where there isn’t much noise, you do not have to put up with it.

The good news is that you can soundproof just about any room from outside noise. With these simple steps below, you should be able to have a noise-free room within a short time.

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Best Quiet Fans for Sleeping 2019: Reviews and Buying Guides

best fans for sleeping

Are you one of those individuals who struggle to sleep every night?

According to a survey, people tend to face difficulty in sleeping in areas where there are high temperatures. They can sleep easily and peacefully at normal temperatures.

Fans are always helpful in maintaining the temperature of the room so that you do not feel any complications while sleeping. You should consider quiet fans that are silent, keeps the environment quiet and the temperature of your room ideal for you to sleep.

When its summer you cannot work or relax without that gentle cool air breeze of the fan. The air relaxes and calms your mind and gives you a fresh feeling that takes your mind far away from where you are.

The only thing that disturbs you is the noisy buzzing sound of the fan. No one likes to hear it while they are relaxing or while working. It distracts you tremendously in both situations.

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White Noise vs Pink Noise vs Brown Noise

White Noise vs Pink Noise vs Brown Noise

Rumor has it that there are some types of colorful noises that can help you sleep well and reduces the background noise in your apartment.

Have you heard of it?

But what are those exactly? The question is very simple, but the answer rarely is.

The most common thing that you would often stumble upon when searching for a hopefully satisfactory answer is that is a type of “noise” that would redirect your attention to its own buzz, and deceive the brain into thinking that there are no other noises.

That is a nice explanation, but not good enough, actually.

And when different colors of this so called noise started to show up, you must have been even more confused, didn’t you?

Well, I know that I did. So I started making some researches, and I have decided to share what I have found out about this mysterious noise with you all.

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How To Make a Soundproof Booth in Your Home: 7 Simple Steps

How To Make a Soundproof Booth in Your Home

If you are a musician or a sound recorder, then one of the major challenges that you must be facing is getting space to rent out your own recording studio. Even with space the monthly rent, as well as other expenses, can take a huge toll on your finances.​

It is because of such setbacks, that people find it much easier to build a soundproof booth in your home. Not only will this help you cut on costs, it will also allow you to work from the comfort of your home.

Besides people who work with music and sound recording, you may also need a quiet place to just work from home. While some people have a home office for such needs, not everyone has space. In this case, a soundproof booth would be a great place to get all the work done even when everyone else is home.​

You are probably wondering how exactly to go about building a soundproof booth in your home. Well, if that is the case, then this article is meant for you. So read on to find out why.

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How To Soundproof Between Existing Floors in 3 Simple Steps

How to Deal with Noisy Upstairs Neighbors

Although achieving an entirely soundproof home is quite possible, for most people, soundproofing between existing floors can be quite difficult.

Say, for example, you live in an apartment building. Your neighbor from either upstairs or downstairs has a tendency to play loud disrupting music every evening. Of course, this could hinder you from having a good night’s sleep. Rather than toss and turn in bed all night long, or confront them and have awkward meetings from then on, you can simply get to work and soundproof the floors yourself.​

Although soundproofing between existing floors can be a bit difficult, it is not that different from other soundproofing projects. The same soundproofing materials are used and the same techniques are applied. You just have to be a bit more careful. If you are looking to block out noise from the rooms above or below, then this article was written for you. Read on to find out how.

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Best Quiet Inverter Generators 2019: Reviews and Buying Guide

best quiet inverter generators

I’ve worked hard and changed my living conditions bit by bit to keep disturbing noises away from my house. I believe minimal noise can help people achieve perfect living conditions.

It’s very pretty on paper. It sounds nice. I bet people can handle things to a certain degree to make their house virtually noiseless. Well, as long as the power stays on.

What if there’s an outage or you’re out camping with kids? What then? I know many who’d jump the gun and say, “Generators, duh!” Yes, buying generators is a good solution.

But…

There goes your dream of having a soundproof home.

Generators are bulky, expensive, and… you guessed it… noisy. In fact, very noisy.

Like always, I have a way out.

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Egg Cartons for Soundproofing: Can You Soundproof a Room with That?

egg cartons for soundproofing

You are probably wondering what is the cheapest method for soundproofing your walls and related to that, do egg cartons for soundproofing even work?

Well, there are a lot of reasons to believe that egg crates can do the job. Simply speaking, they are round and on the first sight, we might think that it can actually absorb some noise as it doesn’t bounce back from the solid, flat surface.

This is a myth and people are still testing it and believing in it. Egg crates can’t be used for soundproofing. But, they might be used for some other purpose, or to reduce some other type of the noise.

In this article, I will be explaining why egg crates can’t be used in soundproofing and offer you some other alternatives when it comes to soundproofing

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Soundproofing Walls without Removing Drywall: A How-To Guide

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Are you sick of that outdoor noise and loud traffic on a Sunday morning? Or your unpleasant neighbors’ loud talking and fighting? Or those students above your apartment that are constantly having parties?

If the answer to these questions and other similar ones is “yes” then you are in the right place.

However, if you are new to soundproofing, it must sound over complicated to you, and you might not even be sure if it is worth the effort.

But, trust me, it is.

I found out how easy it can be, and how proficiently I can soundproof our little nest with the simplest of tricks, and how cheap it can be.

Read on to find out what I did.

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Aquarium Filter Noise Reduction: How to Make a Fish Tank Filter Quieter

How to Make a Fish Tank Filter Quieter

If you are an enthusiast when it comes to keeping tropical fish like I am, then you are very well aware of the filters and how they can be.

There is no doubt that a fish tank filter is very important for your aquarium. It makes the water flow and keeps it nice and clean and the fish happy and healthy.

But sometimes the noises that are coming from your aquarium are far from relaxing, but quite the opposite. “My fish tank filter is making a grinding noise!” – That’s one of the most common complain I hear.

The noises coming from your fish tank can be very annoying and disturbing. They often come from the dirt and clog, it could have moved a little and be displaced, or it is just that some of the parts have broken.

Today, I will be talking about some ways of making your fish tank filter quieter.

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Best Quiet Air Conditioners 2019: Reviews and Buying Guide

best quiet air conditioners

With summer on our heads, I know how hard it is to beat the heat throughout the day. I can’t manage to get out of my car and into the house without rushing to get a cold glass of water in my system immediately. It’s exhausting!

The one way to get some relief from this unbearable heat is plopping down in front of your quiet air conditioner to stay calm and cool for the rest of the day. That said, maybe you’re like me and your AC isn’t working like it used to, and it’s making all sorts of funny noises without cooling as well as it should.

You might want to consider getting a new air conditioner that doesn’t rattle and manages to cool down your room effectively. There are many units to choose from, but you should be able to make the right decision with this buyer guide and list of best quiet air conditioners

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