Overcome the problem of noisy neighbours or reduce the sound within your own home with the help of acoustic insulation.
What is acoustic insulation?
Acoustic insulation is a way of adding materials to a structure to stop noise from passing through so easily.
What are the benefits of acoustic insulation?
Acoustic insulation has many benefits including:
- Improving sound quality in your home
- Reducing volume in and around the home, including reducing external noise
- Increase your privacy
- Reduce reverberation and echo
Can you soundproof an existing wall?
Yes, you can soundproof an existing wall. We have a range of acoustic insulation guides dedicated to helping you determine which type of soundproof insulation you need.
How thick should insulation be?
The thickness of insulation depends on the area you are insulating and the type of insulation you are using. Our products come in a range of sizes to help you meet your needs.
How does acoustic insulation or soundproofing work?
Soundproofing works by either blocking noise from entering or leaving a room. Materials are sued to either absorb or reduce sound.
Do I need acoustic insulation?
Residential homes in England must adhere to building regulations around soundproofing, so if you are building or rennovating a house, read up on the appropriate regulations here.
If you live near a noisy road, have noisy neighbours or you find that sound travels easily within your home and is disturbing you and other dwellers, it could be worth soundproofing with noise insulation. We provide different types of acoustic insulation for different budgets.
What type of insulation is best for soundproofing?
There are a variety of brands available. Karma Acoustic Insulation which offers high quality for a reasonable price. CMS Danskin use pioneering floor coverings to reduce noise pollution. Rockwool specialise in flexible, easy to use insulation suitable for walls and floor. As well as sound absorption they are water repellent and resistant to rot and mould.
Acoustic insulation is available for various surfaces and in different forms, including:
Acoustic Roll – This flexible product is suitable for acoustic and thermal insulation. It can be used in walls, partition walls and floors.
Acoustic Floor Insulation – Preventing noise pollution between floors, this product can prevent sound through concrete and wooden floors and prevent the impact of loud neighbours.
Acoustic Wall Insulation – Used to limit noise from outside, this product is popular for creating a cosy, calm atmosphere within the home no matter where you live or what is going on outside.
Acoustic Ceiling Insulation - Used to minimise the noise travelling between floors of a building.
Contact us on 0113 245 9191 with any questions and we'll help you choose the right product. We're available Monday - Friday 8am-5pm or you can email us at [email protected]