sound wave travelling

How Does Sound Travel?

If you live in the suburbs, you may have found yourself hearing your neighbour or a tower of a nearby stadium calling out the result of a game. Or maybe you’ve tried to talk over someone because they were too loud. But how does sound carry that far? Why is…

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a corner bass trap

Bass Traps: How to Use Them for Soundproofing

If you’re a musician, producer, or a mixer, then you’re probably constantly looking for ways to improve the sound of your studio or mixing room. Finding new methods can be time consuming and expensive, and many prove to be ineffective. Most solutions also do nothing to combat lower end frequencies….

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acoustic putty pads

Putty Pads: What Are They and How to Use Them

If you’re having electrics fitted into your soundproofed wall, you may be thinking that the integrity of the soundproofing could be damaged. This is a genuine concern- soundproofing a wall is very expensive, and you wouldn’t want that to go to waste, simply for the sake of a few plug…

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toilet cubicle to poop quietly

How to Poop Quietly: 9 Different Ways

Let’s face it; pooping is no pleasant subject. But if you feel like letting out a thunderous trumpet on the water closet someday, you won’t be the only one. Many of us feel embarrassed that we are making too much noise when using the bathroom. It’s embarrassing because we feel…

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fix noisy water pipes

Noisy Water Pipes: 5 Reasons and How to Fix Them

If you find that your water pipes are making loud noises, it can be worrying, annoying and extremely frustrating. You may be wondering why water pipes are noisy. In this article: We’ll uncover the top 5 reasons why water pipes are noisy – water hammer, loose fittings, high water pressure,…

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a bedroom

How to Soundproof a Bedroom for Better Sleep

A bedroom is one place in your home which should be tranquil, peaceful and (most importantly) quiet. We all know how important sleep is, so if there’s noises keeping you or others awake, it’s time to do something about it. In this article, lets look at why you might need…

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projector hush box

How to Build Your Own Projector Hush Box

Did you know you can improve the quality of sound of your projector by making a projector hush box? Most public presentation rooms and meeting rooms already have one, so why shouldn’t you? They go a long way to reducing projector noise. If you have ever wondered what they are…

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soundproofing a front door

7 Ways to Soundproof a Front Door (Exterior)

A front door isn’t the easiest to soundproof, but there are things you can do to block outside noises. The frustrating thing is, you have virtually zero control over outside noise so the best you can do is soundproof what you have. In this article: We’ll look at 7 different…

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A wall with scratching noises

What Is the Scratching Noise in My Wall?

If you ever hear scratching noises in the wall, then you might be very concerned about what it is. Not only will the sound be annoying, but you may be worried that whatever is in the wall may find its way into your home. There are a few different things…

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a sleeping couple

How to Block Out Snoring (Even the Loudest)

If you live with a partner who snores, then you’re probably more than aware of the sleepless nights, frustration and negative emotions that arise when you try and get some sleep, but can’t because of your partner’s snoring. You may have tried everything to stop them from snoring, but you…

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