Archive for the ‘Noise’ Category


Why more and more couples are soundproofing their rooms

Tuesday, 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

Wednesday, 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

Friday, 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? (more…)

Why a peaceful night’s sleep is important

Tuesday, 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.

So, why exactly is getting a proper night of sleep so important to us? (more…)

8 of the noisiest jobs in the world

Thursday, 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. (more…)

How to deal with distractions in the workplace

Thursday, 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? (more…)

How soundproofing can benefit you

Tuesday, 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 (more…)

The best sounds to fall asleep to

Friday, 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 (more…)

Domestic Noises by Decibel Levels

Monday, 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.  (more…)

Check These Amazing But Noisy World Records

Monday, 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. (more…)