Wall art to reduce echo in a room

How to Reduce Echo in a Room (Cheaply)

We all know how cool an echo can sound. Who hasn’t at one point or another roared in a big, empty room or a deep dark cave. It’s not quite as cool, however, when a room you spent a lot of time in is echoey. Very quickly, the echo becomes…

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Acoustic sealant being applied to plasterboard

Acoustic Sealant for Soundproofing: Pros & Cons

Acoustic sealant is essentially sealant which offers soundproof qualities. Using this type of sealant can add extra sound dampening to rooms, especially when using it along with acoustic plasterboard. But does it really make a big difference or is it negligible? In this article, we take a look at the…

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A white home boiler

7 Noisy Boiler Noises and How to Fix Them

Household noises are common and usually nothing to worry about. However, there’s one item in the home which easily takes the top spot for the most varied and worrisome amount, and that’s a noisy boiler. A boiler can make countless different noises, some harmless and some that need some more…

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squeaky windscreen wipers

9 Ways to Fix Squeaky Windscreen Wipers

There are few things more annoying when driving than squeaky windscreen wipers. If it’s raining, you can’t turn them off, and that piercing squeak every few seconds feels like it’s going to drive you mad. This is especially true if you’re working towards soundproofing your car. In this article: We’ll…

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A quiet air conditioner (white)

6 Best Quiet Air Conditioners Under 65 dB (Portable)

During long, hot summer months a quiet air conditioner can be a godsend. There’s nothing worse than being hot, sticky and feeling unable to sleep, or even live comfortably during the day. Portable air conditioners are fairly common, but due to how they work, they naturally make noise. This excess…

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A water hammer arrester

How to Stop Water Hammer Noise in Pipes

Hearing an alarming banging from your pipes when using your washing machine or turning off the tap? What you’re probably hearing is water hammer noise. It’s usually nothing too serious, but can be frightening when it gets too noisy. In this article: We will explain what water hammer is, what…

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A noisy radiator

How to Fix a Noisy Radiator – Eradicate the Noise

The best thing you can say about the weather in the UK is that if you don’t like it, all you have to do is wait – it’ll change. It’s entirely possible to have temperatures of only a few degrees in June and be absolutely baking in summer. That’s why…

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A device for noisy neighbour revenge

13 Harmless Ways to Get Revenge On Noisy Neighbours

Let’s talk about what you can do to get revenge on noisy neighbours. That might sound a bit confrontational, but our homes are supposed to be our sanctuaries… a place be can escape the stress, hustle, and bustle of daily life. In this article: We’ll run through 13 (harmless) ways…

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A squeaky clutch pedal

How to Fix a Squeaky Clutch Pedal (+ Causes)

Anyone who drives a car will tell you, over time, they tend to develop the odd annoying noise. Often, it’s a rattling sound that can be very hard to pin down. Most of us learn to tune it out, but some noises we shouldn’t. One of those is a squeak…

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A non ticking clock

5 Silent Wall Clocks That Don’t Tick (on the UK Market)

A silent wall clock is a godsend if you’re infuriated by a constant ticking noise. If you’re anything like me, ticking in the kitchen drives me crazy. Therefore: A non ticking clock could be just answer, especially if you’re looking for a wall clock to tie a room together. In…

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