How to Seal a Garage Door from the Inside

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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.

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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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How to Make an Electric Toothbrush Quiet

Have you ever got up from bed, went to your bathroom and started brushing your teeth with the electric toothbrush, just to hear that damn annoying buzzing noise coming out of it, piercing through your head?

When we are sleepy, all the noise and certain sounds can make us nervous and cranky, which could last the whole day.

Now, being cranky all day will probably affect people around you, which is what you are trying to avoid, especially if your job is to interact with a lot of people.

Therefore, today I will tell you how you can change your life and silence your electric toothbrush, so it doesn’t make that much noise.

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How to Quiet a Loud Door Knob (And Fix Squeaky Ones)

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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!

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How to Fix a Squeaky Alternator Bearing

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All car owners know how important taking care of your car is. A car can be quite a sensitive machine, and however robust it may seem, an apparently minor issue can cause a major setback.

That’s why it’s important to regularly have your car checked, but you don’t need to see your mechanic for every single thing. Some issues you can fix on your own, especially if you have the proper tools.

In this text, we’ll talk about alternators and the issue of the squeaky bearing. It often happens that whenever your car makes weird sounds something is amiss, and the issue must be addressed as soon as possible.

Let’s see what the fuss is about, shall we?

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How to Stop a Bed from Squeaking

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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.

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How to Stop a Door From Slamming

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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.

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How to Stop a Clock from Ticking

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Imagine a Thursday night after an exhausting week. You can’t wait for the weekend, but you still have Friday to make it through before being able to get some proper sleep. Still, you are comforted by the fact that you can go to bed early tonight and give yourself a break.

Once you’re in bed and as you are slowly drifting off to the realm of sleep, you suddenly hear tick-tock, tick-tock, Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock, TICK-TOCK, TICK-TOCK!!!

And, goodbye, sleep!

The sound made by analogue clocks is like a torturing method specifically devised to keep you sleepless all night. Moreover, just as you grow accustomed to it, it’s just like the little devil changes the rhythm!

If you are among the unlucky ones who are highly sensitive to a clock ticking, I know you have tried many tricks to make it less loud. I’ve been there too and I know the struggle is real!

For all of you out there taking clocks off of walls or taking the batteries out, I will give you some helpful tips on how to make your clock soundless.
Here we go!

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Hanging Acoustic Panels: What Are Your Options?

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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.

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Best Microphone Isolation Shield and Reflection Filters 2021

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Using a home studio for your recordings may sound like a great thing. However, it presents a challenge when it comes to achieving the best sounds.

The main reason for this is because home studios are not usually designed by audio engineers. This means that a couple of factors are not usually considered when building the home studio.

Reducing the level of noise in your home studio is important. One of the ways through which you can achieve this is by using a microphone isolation shield.

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