Acoustic Insulation

Eight Soundproofing Myths You Need To Know

Eight Soundproofing Myths You Need To Know

5 months ago

When soundproofing a home, it can be tempting to use DIY techniques as a quick or more cost effective solution. But do these techniques really work? Here we look at the use of egg crates, carpeting walls, wallpaper, fiberglass insulation, cellulose insulation, the appearance of acoustic panels and how easy it is to soundproof a space. Read on for the...

How To Soundproof Against Outside Noise

How To Soundproof Against Outside Noise

5 months ago

If noise outside of your home is causing you stress, it can feel like an impossible problem to solve as you can't stop the source of the noise. However, there are things you can do including soundproofing walls, doors, windows and using acoustic hangers. We'll look at these different forms of soundproofing and also consider how you could tackle the...

How To Deal With A Noisy Neighbour

How To Deal With A Noisy Neighbour

3 years ago

If you are struggling with excessive noise from your neighbours then talking to them can be the perfect solution, but often it's not that simple. To help resolve the situation, try talking to your neighbours when the time is right, if this doesn't work consider talking to the council and keeping notes whenever you are disturbed by noise from next...

How To Soundproof A Ceiling

How To Soundproof A Ceiling

3 years ago

One of the biggest problems that comes with living in an apartment is the noise created by nearby neighbours. Depending on the type of flat or apartment you live in there are a number of solutions available. Much will depend on your budget, how much height you can afford to lose from the ceiling and the type of noise that...

How To Soundproof a Door

How To Soundproof a Door

3 years ago

Noise pollution is a real problem and although soundproofing walls, floors and ceilings seems the obvious solution, soundproofing doors can also help. Even if noise isn't a problem in your home, you might be a musician and need to reduce the noise escaping your home. Here we look at the different options for soundproofing doors including acoustic drapes, sound absorbing...

How To Soundproof A Floor

How To Soundproof A Floor

3 years ago

Adding acoustic insulation to the floor will help to control sound transmission from airborne noise such as loud music and TVs, along with impact noise which occurs when objects, or people, hit or move across the floor. Deciding on the right soundproofing material for your floor will depend on the structure of your home and whether you want to avoid...

How To Soundproof A House

How To Soundproof A House

3 years ago

If your considering soundproofing your home, you may be wondering how to pick the right type of soundproofing for you. Here we explain what soundproofing does and how it works, how to stop sound getting in and out, which rooms you really should soundproof and how to pick the right soundproofing products for you.   What does soundproofing do? To...

How To Soundproof A Pipe

How To Soundproof A Pipe

3 years ago

Noisy pipes can cause real stress as the noise can strike at any time. Soundproofing pipes is different to other types of soundproofing, so here we look at how to know what type of noise you are dealing with, how to reduce different noises and deal with acoustic lagging. Read our guide to soundproofing pipes to find out all you...

Soundproofing Walls

Soundproofing Walls

3 years ago

If you are losing sleep because of loud TV’s, music or hearing people argue late at night then you might be considering soundproofing your home to permanently reduce the intrusion of outside noise. Here we give you the low down on insulating various types of walls so that you can reduce the noise making its way into the privacy of...

How To Soundproof An Apartment

How To Soundproof An Apartment

3 years ago

Living in an apartment has many benefits, but living so closely to multiple neighbours can mean more noise pollution. To prevent noise between rooms and between apartments, or if you're a music fan and want to keep noise in, consider replacing your doors, soundproofing your windows, blocking any gaps and soundproofing your floors. For all you need to know about...