How to Block Out Snoring (Even the Loudest)

a sleeping couple

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…

How to Chew Quietly (12 Different Ways)

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Imagine a world without chewing. A place with silent chomping and no audible chewing sounds or noisy smacking or crunching. Sounds great right? How to chew more quietly is a problem many of us have faced at one time or another. It’s almost impossible to chew silently when enjoying a…

Does Triple Glazing Reduce Noise?

triple glazing noise reduction

We all hate the constant noise of outside hustle and bustle. Whether it’s your neighbours, constant traffic or even just passers-by, outside noise can be irritating, distracting and downright frustrating. Many people believe that there is no way to address this problem, and that they should just try to ignore…

How to Fix a Noisy Washing Machine (5 Methods)

noisy washing machine

Washing machines are convenient, hassle free and a great time saver – most of the time. When they work properly, it’s plain sailing and you’ll be able to go about your day without ever thinking about it. But, when they go wrong, they can be an absolute nightmare. For instance,…

7 Ways to Reduce Projector Noise (Make Quieter)

a noisy projector

Projectors are an extremely useful tool for enhancing presentation and for adding a cool effect to any event. Unfortunately, they’re notorious for adding their noise as well, increasing the overall sound level in the room instead of helping to reduce it. There are a few ways to tackle this issue…

Why Does My Smoke Alarm Keep Beeping?

smoke alarm keeps beeping

When your smoke alarm starts to beep, it can be extremely annoying and frustrating. We’ve all been there – just about to put our feet up at the end of a long day’s work, then suddenly you hear a beeping from your ceiling. Out of all household noise, this could…

How to Stop a TV Humming: 8 Reasons and Fixes

tv humming noise

As a society, we watch more tv than ever. Binging on box sets is a regular pastime, particularly through the Covid lockdowns. Even though a humming tv isn’t the biggest cause of household noise, it can be extremely annoying if your tv develops one. Don’t worry though: Let’s have a…

5 Anti Vibration Mats to Quieten a Washing Machine

a washing machine anti vibration mat

One of the noisiest things in everyone’s homes is the washing machine. Lower the dB level (apart from buying a quiet machine machine) is hard to do, especially if it’s on a spin cycle. The knocks, vibrations and clicks all lead to washing machines being quite loud. So… what can…

Will Soundproof Expanding Foam Help Reduce Noise?

soundproof expanding foam ceiling install

Expanding foam is commonly used to insulate walls and ceilings. However, there is expanding foam which claims to have soundproof qualities. In this article: Let’s look at what soundproof foam actually is, and whether it’s worth it if you’re trying to soundproof a wall, or even a whole room. What…

Q&A: My Snoring Is Annoying the Neighbours

Bed on adjoining wall

This question comes from Jennifer. Question Hi AJ. I am delighted to have found your excellent website. My problem is complex. My rented bungalow is semi detached. The 2 main bedrooms (mine and my neighbour’s) are back to back, our bedheads are against the shared wall and they cant be…