How soundproofing can benefit you

February 23rd, 2016

If you believe silence is golden and you are considering having some soundproofing done in your home or office, then you might just be interested in the benefits of having it professionally done Read the rest of this entry »

The best sounds to help you concentrate

January 12th, 2016

Sometimes it’s hard to get your head down and focus, especially at work with everything going on around you – noisy colleagues, loud keyboards, phones ringing constantly. We can’t always have absolute silence, so we’ve put together some of the best sounds to help you concentrate. Just plug your earphones in and relax Read the rest of this entry »

Do You Suffer From Tinnitus?

December 31st, 2015

Often described as ringing in the ears, tinnitus is the term for hearing sounds that come from inside the body rather than outside. Read the rest of this entry »

Surprising Ways Music Affects Our Brains

December 25th, 2015

Millions of us the world over love music, and will listen to it, no matter what we’re doing. Working, travelling, relaxing- music is a massive part of people’s lives. In addition to our conscious love of music, our brains react in a number of ways without us realising. Here are some of the most interesting responses we have when we listen to music. Read the rest of this entry »

The best sounds to fall asleep to

December 18th, 2015

At NMN Soundproofing, we specialise in silence – that means getting blocking out the noise of those loud neighbours, your son’s drums or the television downstairs. But it’s not only total silence that gives you the best sleep Read the rest of this entry »

5 soundproofing myths that you need to stop believing

December 11th, 2015

There are a few myths and rumours about soundproofing that just aren’t true, and we think it’s better to call them out now before you start trying anything silly Read the rest of this entry »

Domestic Noises by Decibel Levels

November 2nd, 2015

You might be aware that noise is measured by decibels and the higher up the scale they are, the louder the sound will be. Some objects around your home are louder than others, find out how noisy they are, and it should give you some idea of how much sound you inflict on the neighbouring properties.

With effective soundproofing in place you’ll have nothing to worry about. Without it, any of these noises could be driving your neighbours up the wall.  Read the rest of this entry »

Check These Amazing But Noisy World Records

October 26th, 2015

Noise is a nuisance most of the time. Once it invades your privacy the need develops for effective soundproofing capabilities and this is where we can help at NMN with our noise reduction expertise.

From time to time noise can be useful though. It reverberates sound that leaves a lasting mark on mankind, creating world records in the process. Read the rest of this entry »

Neighbourly noises that infuriate you the most

September 8th, 2015

Without sound insulation your home is vulnerable to neighbouring properties.  This runs two ways of course. Not only will you have to put up their noise, they’ll have to listen to the sounds you produce too, which can be slightly embarrassing for all parties concerned. Read the rest of this entry »

The best noise cancelling headphones of 2015

August 26th, 2015

If you have read any of our previous posts, you’ll know that background noise in the office can be really distracting and ruin productivity. So we’ve talked a lot about plugging headphones in and listening to ambient sound. We haven’t discussed the headphones you should choose though. Read the rest of this entry »