Sound Quiz: 10 Questions That’ll Make You Question Everything

November 13th, 2018

Sound Quiz. Sounds boring, doesn’t it? Well, the properties of sound are strange and complicated — and a lot more interesting than what they teach you in school. We’ve assembled a sounds quiz exploring the weirdest, eeriest, and most unfamiliar properties of sound. 

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Keeping the noise out: Soundproof insulation tips for peace of mind

August 14th, 2018

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A lack of soundproof insulation can affect our health in ways we may not even realise. Traffic noise for example, can cause headaches, high blood pressure, dizziness and fatigue. In the UK, the annual “social cost” of road noise in the inner cities is around £7 – 10 billion, and in 2011 the World Health Organisation identified environmental noise as the second largest environmental health risk in Western Europe.

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Soundproofing: FAQ

September 11th, 2017

We get asked many questions about soundproofing, and a lot of them we’ve been asked before. So, we decided to answer some of our most asked soundproofing questions in a blog post to help save you all some time. However, if this doesn’t help with your enquiry, you’re more than welcome to contact us if you want a quote or just help with any soundproofing question you have.

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Why more and more couples are soundproofing their rooms

March 7th, 2017

In a world where privacy is becoming harder and harder to achieve, it is not surprising that more and more couples are deciding to soundproof their homes. Throughout the country apartment blocks and houses are on the rise, meaning we are now living in much closer proximity to each other. With more apartments comes more noise. It is easy to talk about why you should soundproof your home because of a noisy neighbour, but, what if you are the noisy neighbour? Unfortunately, in a lot of modern buildings, it is very easy to become noisy without knowing it thanks to thin floors and walls. As couples move into their new homes they understandably want to keep their privacy private and don’t want their neighbours to hear any noises they might be making. Some of the reasons for couples soundproofing may be a little obvious but some may surprise you, so here are some of the main reasons why this happens.

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The 5 best films to test out your soundproof room

February 8th, 2017


If you are thinking of turning one of your rooms into a home-cinema then it is worth considering the importance of soundproofing. We have all had those nights when you have to keep turning the volume down when the loud parts come on. Annoying, I know. Whether it’s for the neighbours or someone upstairs, you can’t truly immerse yourself in the film unless you have the sound on its optimum setting. Soundproofing a room in your home means you can finally enjoy your film without having to worry about the noise. No more nights with popcorn in one hand and the remote in the other.

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The effects of noise pollution

November 18th, 2016

Whilst hearing and listening is part of everyday life, it’s a bit different for those that suffer from constant loud sounds and noises.

Day to day life hears the sounds of conversation, cars going by and television, but what about those that live nearby industrial or construction work? Or those that live right next to a busy main road, or under a flight path? Read the rest of this entry »

Why a peaceful night’s sleep is important

June 7th, 2016

Do you find noisy neighbours a nuisance when you’re trying to get to sleep at night? Well, they might be doing more harm than you think…

Everyone loves sleep – getting our recommended eight hours in a night can be considered quite the luxury. However, it’s not just a luxury; sleep is also very important to your health. It’s a vital part of a healthy lifestyle, along with nutrition and exercise.

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What soundproofing can do for your home office

May 11th, 2016

We’ve all been there – having to bring work home just so you can put the final pieces together and tie projects off. Whilst the idea of working at home can seem like a dream, there are also disadvantages to it. The main one being noise. Read the rest of this entry »

8 of the noisiest jobs in the world

May 5th, 2016

If you work in an office, you may think that you have a noisy job – and admittedly, there are a number of distractions in the workplace – but once you hear about some of these eardrum-bursting careers, you’ll consider yourself lucky. Read the rest of this entry »

How to deal with distractions in the workplace

March 3rd, 2016

The office can be a noisy place – the chatty colleagues, the loud printers, the ringing phones, and the one-sided telephone conversations are all things that you can hear on a daily basis in most workplaces.

It’s no surprise that most people find these things incredibly distracting; distracting in a way that hinders their work productivity. So how can you and your office go about dealing with these distractions? Read the rest of this entry »