How to Make a Generator Quieter for Camping and Home

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I am sure that you are very well familiar with the unpleasant buzz of a power generator.

Alas! We really need them.

If we take into account that we live in a country where power outages are not so unusual and come quite often, we can say that it is common sense to have a power generator at your home.

However handy they may come in the situations of emergencies, they have their own downsides.

The main downside of those power generators, I am sure that you already know, is that they are very loud. And no one wants to have that additional source of frustration when things are already not going as they should.

Imagine going camping. It would really be a downer if the generator was waking you up every night due to its unpleasant sound.

My family and I love camping, so we have had problems with noisy generators for ages! But we have finally found the solution.

For those of you who have found themselves in similar situations, I will try my best to guide you on how to make your generator quieter.

Hopefully, it will save your head, ears, nerves and sleep from that unbearable buzz.

Let us begin.

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Best Quiet Fans for Sleeping 2019: Reviews and Buying Guides

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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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Cheap Soundproofing Ideas: How to Soundproof a Room Cheaply

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Everyday life in the modern era is quite convenient, but there are some problems that emerge sooner or later.

One of the problems that a citizen of a nowadays age can encounter is the noise pollution. Now, if you have found yourself here, you are most likely the victim of this problem as well.

Some of the questions that regularly emerge from this common problem are: Can I soundproof my place without construction? How effective is soundproofing? Are there any everyday objects that can help me in soundproofing? How much does it cost to soundproof a room?

Soundproofing sounds like much bigger work than it actually is, and in most of the cases it can be done very easily and it would require no professional help.

Of course, some of the methods require a lot of effort, time, and money, but there are some that are quite affordable and anyone can do them.

This is just our today’s topic: How to Soundproof a Room Cheaply?

So, let’s begin.

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Green Glue vs Quietrock: Which is Better to Reduce Noise

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Let’s face it, today’s world is a very hectic and loud one. We live in a society that almost always seems to have new ideas or methods on how to make yet more noise to drown out even the thoughts in your head.

As a mother and someone that works from home, I can tell you it’s a downright nightmare, trying to ignore the noise at times. A son that plays drums, a husband who likes loud games and the external noise of the street and neighbors…

It could drive a person insane without much trouble if it was something you couldn’t combat. We’ve talked before about some low-cost ways to make sure you can turn a room into a sanctum of silence.

Ordinarily, professional grade solutions would be a huge undertaking. You’d need to be ready to invest both a lot of time and money into a remodel, to achieve truly great results.

However, these new, modern methods are much easier and cheaper while also maintaining a high standard of quality. That’s why we’ll be focusing on them and trying to discern which is the best choice for you, out of them.

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Pool Pump Noise Reduction: How to Quiet a Noisy Pool Pump

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Do you like enjoying a swim on these hot, hot days? But is your noisy pool pump making humming noises and ruining your relaxation and pleasure?

Is there a way to stop this ruckus from ruining your nice afternoon swim? Or is your pool pump that loud that it is ruining not only your afternoon relaxation swimming but your naps as well?

And be sure that you are not the only one that is disturbed by the sound of it. Your neighbors can’t wait for the summer to be over, and for their peace to be restored.

That is not a solution, though. The next summer will come, and why else do you have a pool in your backyard, if not to use it to the fullest.

If this problem is familiar to you, then I just might have a few tricks in my sleeve.

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How to Quiet a Sump Pump: 3 Noise Reduction Steps

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I love my basement. It’s so convenient and allows me to store all sorts of useless junk that my husband and kids want to keep around for no good reason. From old toys to keepsakes that no sane person would hoard, it’s a blessing in disguise to be able to placate them by dumping all the unnecessary garbage in there.

However, there is a problem with it, in the form of some flooding, when the rain gets too intense. It’s because our home is on low land, which anyone with homes or even driveways on such land knows is a risk.

Luckily, we have the sump basin and sump pump that carries any excess water through some piping, away from the basement. This way, we avoid any damage that flooding might cause.

However, a sump pump can be loud and that is why we’ll be discussing some possible reasons for that and what kind of noise they could produce. We’ll also go into how to deal with them precisely.

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How to Soundproof a Room with Blankets: 7 Best Ways!

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It may sound confusing, right? How can you soundproof something with blankets? Well, there is a way. Especially if those blankets are soundproof.

Whether you are short with money, or you want the effortless solution, these blankets are a good choice. Of course, if you really want to soundproof something 100%, then you would need to spend a lot of money.

If that’s not the case, and you don’t have that much loud noise that can be easily insulated, you can go with soundproofing blankets. With these blankets you will easily block up to 30% noise.

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How Much Does It Cost to Soundproof a Room?

How Much Does It Cost to Soundproof a Room

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.

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Acoustic Plasterboard vs Normal Plasterboard for Noise Reduction

Acoustic Plasterboard v.s. Normal Plasterboard

Acoustics and insulation have always been frenemies. That’s why people came up with numerous solutions how to keep them in balance. Particularly when there are factors we cannot influence.

Many different materials and their combinations have been used to reach the perfection in terms of sound. After all, that’s one of the reasons my blog exists, to help all those dealing with wanted and unwanted sounds all around.

Plasterboard is becoming more and more popular, especially among DIY-ers. It replaced plaster or a combination of lath and plaster which were used to cover ceilings and stud partitioning. Plasterboard also serves as a wall lining and one can attach it very simply.

It turned out as a rather useful component for soundproofing, which is why I shall introduce you to plasterboard, its types, and uses.

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