A silent 100 bathroom extractor fan

4 Best Silent Extractor Fans (for All Bathrooms)

There’s nothing worse than getting up in the middle of the night, switching the light on, and a loud in-your-face extractor fan starts whirring away. Your bathroom should be quiet, peaceful and quite often, and escape from a noisy house. For this reason: We’ve reviewed our 4 favourite silent bathroom…

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5 Alternatives to Ear Plugs for Sleeping (That Really Work)

There are many people that struggle with going to sleep in a noisy area or around loud noises. They are light sleepers and need to do something to cancel out the outside noises. Ear plugs for sleeping is the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about this issue….

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9 Steps to Easily Soundproof a Cardboard Box

Learning how to soundproof a cardboard box might seem a strange idea. However, it has a number of great uses including voice/audio recording and generator soundproofing. In this article: We’ll explain exactly what you’ll need to soundproof a box, and 9 easy to follow steps to do it properly. What…

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5 Best Silent Air Compressors in 2021 (Low Noise)

Silent air compressors can be used for a variety of DIY tasks from blowing saw dust off a work bench, inflating tyres or even spray panting. Whatever the reason you’re in the marker, there’s one thing all air compressors in 2021 should be, and that’s quiet. In this article: We’ll…

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How to Stop Squeaky Floorboards for a Quieter Home

Squeaky floorboards are common in old homes, but they can appear in new homes as well. From minor irritation, it can become very annoying. That’s why quickly finding the right solution to fix this problem is essential. Silencing squeaky floors is quick and inexpensive. Usually, it only takes 10 minutes…

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How to Make a Motorcycle Helmet Quieter (Safely)

Riding a motorcycle generates a lot of noise, some of it comes from the engine and some from passing traffic. Wind bouncing off the motor and helmet, on the other side, makes the most noise. In a full-face helmet, the sound of air being displaced around the head at high…

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Meaco 260c fan on office desk

Meaco 260c Cordless USB Fan (Full Review)

If you’ve read any of my previous posts, you’d have seen I wrote a post on my favourite quiet fans. Well, we’re going to review one of Meaco’s range individually… the Meaco 260c. It’s one of their cheapest and smallest fans, so let’s see how it compares to others paying…

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8 Ways to Expertly Reduce Shower Pump Noise

There’s nothing better to wake you up in the morning than a nice shower. If other members of the house are still asleep, though, then a noisy shower pump can wake them and cause upset. This is a particular problem if you’re trying to get washed and dressed in peace…

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How to Soundproof a Barn for Weddings (& Other Stuff)

In the past, barns were mostly used to house animals and farm equipment and were far enough away from the house that any stray sounds didn’t matter. Nowadays, not only are there a lot more houses than there were, but there are also many more noisy options than cows to…

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How to Expertly Block Out Low Frequency Noise

We’ve covered many different types of noise on this site and how to minimise or even block them altogether. A kind of noise we haven’t covered is low-frequency. It’s an important topic as this type of sound can be the hardest to block and the most intrusive. Many people can’t…

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