Noico vs Dynamat: Which is Better to Reduce Noise in Car?

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There are a lot of loud-engine lovers out there. One of the biggest questions for them is: “What’s the best way of soundproofing the vehicle?”

Now, you may heard of sound deadeners for cars, but you are still not sure which one should you get for yourself. In this review, I will be talking about the differences between two of the most popular automotive sound deadeners out there.

It only depends on your preferences, budget, and the noise level which one should you take. Both Noico and Dynamat are on the list when it comes to sound deadening. However, I will try to point out some differences that might affect your decision.

I will be talking about the size, thickness, price, installation process, and much more while comparing both of these deadeners.

Now, let’s start!

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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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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 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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How to Soundproof a Room in an Apartment

Cheap Soundproofing Ideas: How to Soundproof a Room Cheaply

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.

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Can Thermocol Reduce Noise? What are Some Alternatives?

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We all have a busy life, and noise somehow goes along with it! Nowadays it’s getting harder and harder to isolate yourself from all the annoying sounds. The sound of silence- seems so simple, but yet hardly achievable!

For that reason, people have been doing their best to discover the most efficient ways to soundproof their home so that they can enjoy a few minutes of peace.

In this article, I shall tell you more about thermocol. You will find out what it is, how it works and how good it is actually towards the environment.

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Soundproof Washing Machine: How to Make It Quieter

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There seem to be times when even the most organized of moms let their chores back up, forming one massive pile of to-dos that can’t possibly be finished in a single day. This applies especially to the working ladies of the world, who often stay up into the wee hours of the night catching up on random housework.

What we often seem to intentionally leave for the last minute is laundry, piles, and piles of laundry, I know I do. I also have an old, tired washing machine that makes an insane amount of noise and shakes up my entire house, which means there are only certain time slots during the day when I’m comfortable turning it on.

Other times, it’s either blasting along with my son’s loud music or making sure my afternoon nap never happens. But, it works perfectly fine, and since I can’t justify getting a new one, it got me thinking: how can I fix the noise issue without lashing out a huge sum of money on something I don’t really need?

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How to Soundproof a Dishwasher in 8 Simple Steps

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We all love some peace and quiet in the home. Unfortunately, there are so many causes of noise in every home. In most houses, the dishwasher is one of the biggest culprits. Whenever there is a load of dishes in the washer, the house can get quite noisy making it difficult to get any work done. It can also get a bit strenuous trying to hear what someone else is saying.

The good news is that it is entirely possible to have soundproof the dishwasher. Although you can easily get a quieter dishwasher thanks to the advanced technology, you can simply soundproof your existing one. Besides saving you a couple of bucks, it will have your home much quieter and return a sense of peace and quiet even with a load of dishes in the washer.

In this article, we are going to highlight a few easy steps to soundproof your dishwasher. But first, let’s take a look at some essential points.

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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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White Noise for Snoring: Does It Actually Work?

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Snoring is yet another example of the gravity not helping us. However funny this may sound, there is a reasonable explanation.

Ever since we get through the puberty and our bodies develop fully, there is a chance that we are going to start snoring. That is mostly because our bodies grow and gain more weight. That is when sleeping on your backs gets ‘’heavier’’ for our chests and throats.

The thing is, snoring can be a very loud and unpleasant sound. Sometimes it could be even funny or adorable when we’re talking about our babies or children. But for us adults, snoring can be not only irritating, but it can be a sign of some serious health issue.

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