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 boy applying soundproof paint on a wall

Soundproof Paint: Our Tried and Tested Opinion

If you’re experiencing noise problems in your home, you’ve probably looked into every soundproofing option you can find to restore peace. Among the many options, you may have found soundproof paint. Let’s have a look at soundproof paint and explain if it works, how it works and the pros and…

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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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Acoustic Plasterboard Guide: Where and How to Install

If you’re looking to soundproof a room (or several) in your house it can be confusing. Even if you’re not planning on doing the actual work yourself the range of products available is extensive. It’s best to understand the uses, pros and cons of each before you start, to ensure…

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Green Glue Review: The Best Material to Quieten a Room?

Green Glue is an ever popular range of soundproofing products commonly used in renovations and new builds. They offer a range of solutions focused on reducing noise through walls and floors. In this article: We’ll go through exactly what Green Glue is, the products they offer, how to install and…

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mass loaded vinyl on a wall

Mass Loaded Vinyl: The Ultimate Guide for Soundproofing

Mass Loaded Vinyl (MLV) is mentioned a lot on Quiet Living, so we thought it was about time we dedicate a full article to this great soundproof material. MLV is an incredibly versatile material, and can be used on walls, in cars, on floors and pretty much anywhere where you…

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silent coat being installed on a car

Silent Coat vs Dynamat: Which Car Soundproofing Is Better?

When looking at car soundproofing, there are two main products which should be looked at. These are silent coat and dynamat. Both of these brands have a great reputation, and are both tremendously popular in their own right. In this article: We’ll look at the features of both Silent Coat…

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Soundproof Blinds: Do They Effectively Reduce Noise?

Soundproof blinds are a great way to add a little more soundproofing to your windows. They’re especially useful when a room looks onto a noisy area, for example, a road or park. Now: You will never achieve complete silence with soundproof blinds, but they will reduce airborne noise. The reduction…

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A room with soundproof wallpaper installed

Soundproof Wallpaper: Gimmick or Game Changer?

Before discussing the benefits of the soundproof wallpaper, it’s worth understanding what it is. As you can easily guess from its name, “soundproof” wallpaper has acoustic features. These wall accessories are sound resistant and you can consider them as soundproof foams for walls. Generally, these wallpapers are made from closed…

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Little girls reading with soundproof curtains blocking noise

Soundproof Curtains: Do They Actually Work?

Have you ever entered a new house or an empty room without any curtains? You must have noticed how sounds echo in curtain-less rooms. This is because curtains can absorb and reduce noise to a great extent. While curtains are very effective, they do not block noise completely. Adding certain…

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