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  1. Living Room To Live Room

    Living Room To Live Room

    Some of the best-known albums in the world have been recorded in the comfort of rockstar's homes. Acoustic insulation isn't just for keeping the noise of your next door neighbours television out, it can also keep your music in. Whether you're an aspiring musician or a music lover, read our infographic now to discover the magic behind the recording studios...
  2. How To Soundproof Against Outside Noise

    How To Soundproof Against Outside Noise

    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...
  3. How To Soundproof A Pipe

    How To Soundproof A Pipe

    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...
  4. How To Soundproof A House

    How To Soundproof A House

    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...
  5. How To Soundproof A Floor

    How To Soundproof A Floor

    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...
  6. How To Soundproof a Door

    How To Soundproof a Door

    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...
  7. How To Soundproof A Ceiling

    How To Soundproof A Ceiling

    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...
  8. How To Deal With A Noisy Neighbour

    How To Deal With A Noisy Neighbour

    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...
  9. Eight Soundproofing Myths You Need To Know

    Eight Soundproofing Myths You Need To Know

    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...

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