polystyrene as a sound insulator

Is Polystyrene a Good Sound Insulator?

There are many ways to insulate your home or office to keep your heating and cooling costs down. One of the most common methods is the use of polystyrene foam products, including foam wall insulation and open-cell insulation foam. But can polystyrene be used for soundproofing? This article will explore…

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white acoustic blanket

Acoustic Blankets for Soundproofing and Reducing Noise

Are you looking for a simple yet effective way to block noise and keep sound in your home or workplace? Acoustic blankets serve a multitude of purposes and can be used in both residential and commercial areas. Let’s take a look at acoustic blankets, how and where they are used…

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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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triple glazing noise reduction

Does Triple Glazing Reduce Noise?

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…

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acoustic glass install

Acoustic Glass: Everything You Need to Know

Acoustic glass, sometimes known as soundproof glass, is a type of glass specifically designed to stop sound from being able to travel through it. It’s as transparent as regular glass, and you won’t notice the difference as you look through it. If you turn the pane sideways, though, you’ll see…

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soundproof expanding foam ceiling install

Will Soundproof Expanding Foam Help Reduce Noise?

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…

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Making an acoustic panel

DIY Acoustic Panels (How to Build Your Own)

There are many soundproofing products available on the market to suit every task and every budget. One of the best options if you want the maximum soundproofing effect is to install acoustic panels. You can learn more about acoustic panels here, however this article will be focused entirely on how…

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Black soundproof panels

Soundproof Panels: Everything You Need to Know

A soundproof panel is a board which absorb sounds by using dense, foam like material. They are usually made into a wedge like shape, which is optimal to disrupt soundwaves from penetrating the panel. To enhance the effect even further, most panels have additional soundproof material fixed to the back….

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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 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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