Archive for the ‘Sound Reduction’ 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.


What soundproofing can do for your home office

Wednesday, 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. (more…)

The best noise cancelling headphones of 2015

Wednesday, 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. (more…)

How does soundproofing work?

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

We have talked a lot about the benefits of soundproofing here on our blog, but we have never delved too deep into how soundproofing actually works. And we think that the more you understand the science behind the art of soundproofing, the better chance you have of putting it into practice in your own space. (more…)

How to soundproof a room

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Home is our place for peace and quiet; a space to relax and wind down after a hard day’s work. But your teenage son’s drumming and your daughters flute practice is cutting through that quiet and not just driving you up the wall, but your neighbours too. (more…)

How to make your office a more productive environment

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Many businesses when trying to increase productivity look at the individual people within their employment. What training can you give or incentives can you offer to make them a more productive force? (more…)

How to deaden sound in your office

Monday, October 6th, 2014

A noisy office can quickly kill productivity and cause stress amongst your team. And no matter how many rules you put in place, there’s always going to be noise in your office.


Five reasons to sound proof your home office

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Anyone who works from home knows that there are a lot of potential distractions. And the biggest of those distractions is noise; the kids playing in the room next door, the teenager next door learning the drums, the TV upstairs – how are you ever going to get anything done with all that noise?


Simple tips to deaden sound in your home

Friday, September 12th, 2014

Whether you’re in an apartment or a house, renting or owning, there are simple ways to deaden sound that will block noise from neighbours, block noise from your apartment travelling to surrounding apartments or block noise from different areas of your home.


Facts About Soundproofing [Infographic]

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Did you know that it is possible to soundproof a room so that those inside can only hear 30db of noise – even when a helicopter is hovering 50 feet above the space? That is a good amount of soundproofing! Soundproofing can be useful in homes for all sorts of reasons – from bulking up your walls to creating a recording studio – we take a look at some great facts surrounding sound proofing.