As an ex-hairdresser, I always try to keep a calm and peaceful ambiance in my salon. One of the main rules that follow in order to achieve this is to use quiet tools which are great in quality. If you have ever been to a professional salon to get a haircut, you know that the loud noise coming from hair clippers can be quite overbearing sometimes.
When it comes to hair tools and product, I tend to be a perfectionist! In this article, I will talk to you about the best hair clippers that you can find online which make the least noise.
Read on to find out about the 5 best quiet hair clippers that you can buy which will give you a perfect and peaceful trim.
Now, the most important question that drives us to some specific methods of soundproofing is: how much will it cost?
In this article, we will try to give you some insights of the soundproofing prices and what every particular method will roughly cost.
Of course, prices differ, and therefore, we will give some average needed for soundproofing a room with a certain method.
All of the methods that we are about to mention are quite affordable and you will not have to spend a fortune on it. After reading, hopefully, you will have a better insight on how to soundproof your room effectively and not spend too much cash on it.
Let’s start with some of the most popular methods of soundproofing a room.
If you are a light sleeper like me, then you probably understand how annoying even the smallest sound can be when you are trying to get some sleep.
This only gets worse if you have noisy neighbors who do not understand how much sleep is important.
I first came across a white noise machine when I was shopping for my baby’s nursery. The walls of the house that I was living in at the time were so thin and even the smallest sounds got to the nursery and woke him up.
When I got a white noise machine, I had a solution for a couple of weeks before the thing broke down and stopped working altogether. I was frustrated because I had spent quite a considerable amount of money on the machine.
I was not too quick to replace the white noise machine. However, after a few frustrated weeks of having to wake up in the middle of the night to the baby’s wailing, it was clear that I needed a solution.
When a friend suggested a white noise fan, I was a bit skeptical. I was not sure how the fans would work in the same way as the machine. I gave it a try though, seeing as it was a bit cheaper than the white noise machines.
I absolutely loved it! I ended up using white noise fans for quite some time and still do, even to date. If you are not sure whether or not a white noise fan will work for you, this article should help you make an informed decision.
Here’s what I have learned about white noise fans over the years.
If you have some problems with noise in your apartment, you have probably started to look for some solutions a long time ago.
There has been a lot of words lately about methods that are very cheap, very easy to install, and also pleasing to an eye.
These methods are soundproof paint and soundproof wallpapers.
But does soundproof wallpaper really work, and if it does – how?
I have been wondering the same for a long time. I always wanted to be able to soundproof my apartment and keep it beautiful and modern. But I wasn’t so sure if that would be the waste of time and money (and my nerves and eardrums), or it would really bear some fruit.
For that reason, I gave myself a mission to find this out, and bust the myth.
For all those of you who are wandering the same, I have made a note about what I have found, and I hope that you will find it helpful.
When someone sees a flying object these days, nine out of ten times it’s a drone.
These things might look like toys but they do some serious business. Drones do surveillance work, take pictures, record videos, and carry objects. I must tell you, these things are the best at what they do.
If there’s one aspect that makers found hard to manage, it’s the sound. If one of these devices does a near fly-by, people would know.
Thankfully, technology is at a point where manufacturers can produce drones with thick bodies. These things mask the materials and their vibrations while running.
As a result, drones of this age are silent unlike before.
But a different kind of problem lingers on. Users are still finding it tough to find the quietest drones on the market thanks to so many brands and models around. There are not enough resources describing the benefits of these tools and accurate noise test results.
All of it changes today with this article of mine. Here I discuss the reasons for having a quiet drone around. I put out a buying guide discussing the blueprints of finding the perfect machine. I’ve thrown in in-depth reviews of some of the best silent drones in business too.
Peace is priceless. Once you lose it, you start understanding its value.
One of the most annoying things that can disrupt the peace in your apartment is outdoor noise, right?
Whether you are a light sleeper, working from home, or you have a baby that needs a lot of undisturbed naps, the noise can sometimes cause some serious problems.
Believe it or not, I’ve lost my job as a home-based teacher due to some uncanny noise.
Basically, that was the breaking point when I started looking for a solution this, on the first look, trivial problem.
I’ve read a lot about it, consulted with my colleagues’ architects, and finally made a list of possible solutions. Now, I hope that this knowledge that I gathered will serve not only me but you as well.
Therefore, here, you can find some of the best ways to soundproof a room in an apartment.
“Well-cooked food is synonymous to ultimate satisfaction.”
Anybody (foodie or not) would agree with me on this. However, people would also agree that cooking takes a lot of work and kitchen scraps in the process. Don’t get me started on the “Leftovers.”
At the end of the day, our kitchens are messy and smelly.
Now imagine throwing all that in a standard garbage can outside. We’re not eradicating the stench. We’re shifting it elsewhere. The amount of work we put in towing that garbage around the house is a different matter entirely.
What if I told you, “We can make things simpler?”
Enter the Garbage Disposals!
Then again, these things have developed a reputation of being noisy. People had to tolerate the annoying grinding sound for years until a smarter alternative came around.
Say hello to the soundproof garbage management systems!
These things collect, process, and discard waste through the kitchen drain in one go. Not to mention these things are environment-friendly, affordable, and a boon when it comes to saving electricity.
However, finding the perfect one is somewhat of a task with all the options lying around.
Don’t worry, I’m here to help.
In this “Mammoth” guide, you’ll find 5 of the quietest garbage disposal units with in-depth reviews. I’ve also tucked in a buying guide just in case you want to fly off and do your own research.
Are you getting a lot of outdoor noise coming from the street? You are probably wondering if there’s anything that you could do.
A few years ago, since my house is located close to the firework factory, I had some terrible noises. They were testing fireworks all the time, and it sounded like a bomb falling just inside my yard. We complained a lot, and even went to the court about this matter, and since the case was dismissed, we had to look for an alternative.
So, we searched for a solution and then we bumped onto soundproof fences. Since our house is positioned on a small hill, these fences did the job just fine. If we were in the valley, they would perform even better.
However, if you suffer from, God forbid, some similar noise problem, then I might have a solution for you.
The importance of realizing what is the difference between interior and exterior door is huge, especially for soundproofing purposes.
Unlike exterior doors that are built of solid wood, interior doors usually have a hollow core. With that said, it’s easy to conclude that exterior doors are quite heavier, massive, while interior ones are frankly lighter.
This reflects into interior doors soundproofing power. They are a lot easier for the noise to pass through, unlike exterior doors.
Therefore, they require a bit more soundproofing.
I had interior doors all over my first apartment, and it was highly noisy. You could hear anyone without any problems behind those doors like there were no doors at all. So, I have found out about a couple of solutions.
Of course, changing doors is somewhat expensive, so soundproofing is a great alternative. In this article, I will explain basics of soundproofing interior doors, and hopefully help you solve your problem in the most effective way.