Acoustic Underlay: Best Type for Carpet, Vinyl, Wood

types of acoustic underlay

Acoustic underlay is yet another weapon in the search for complete soundproofing. Laying it under different flooring types not only improves soundproofing, but has a few other benefits as well. In this article: We’ll run through what makes acoustic underlay different from standard, and what type of underlay you should…

DIY Secondary Glazing: Suitable for Noise Reduction?

diy secondary glazing

If you’re experiencing noise problems in your home, you may have read that windows are one of the biggest weak points. It’s true that windows let in a lot of noise, particularly if they are in poor condition or are only single glazed. Of course, the best solution is to…

Soundproof Sleeping Pod: Are They Worth It?

soundproof pod for sleeping

A soundproof sleeping pod can help sleep insomnia, shift workers, and others that need a solid night’s rest. For those who are struggling with anxiety, depression, or other disorders that may cause sleeplessness and night terrors, turning to a soundproof sleeping pod might be the way to go. Besides the…

Moving Blankets: Are They Any Good for Soundproofing?

moving blankets soundproofing

Moving blankets have come a long way in the past few decades. They may still be used primarily to move furniture, but they can also serve as a great non-permanent solution for soundproofing. This post will give you an overview of how moving blankets are soundproof. It is a great…

Is Polystyrene a Good Sound Insulator?

polystyrene as a 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…

Acoustic Blankets for Soundproofing and Reducing Noise

white acoustic blanket

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…

Bass Traps: How to Use Them for Soundproofing

a corner bass trap

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….

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…

Acoustic Glass: Everything You Need to Know

acoustic glass install

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…

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…