Acoustic Plasterboard Guide: Where and How to Install

Man installing plasterboard

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…

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

a tube of green glue

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…

Mass Loaded Vinyl: The Ultimate Guide for Soundproofing

mass loaded vinyl on a wall

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…

Silent Coat vs Dynamat: Which Car Soundproofing Is Better?

silent coat being installed on a car

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…

Soundproof Blinds: Do They Effectively Reduce Noise?

Image of a home office with blinds

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…

Soundproof Wallpaper: Gimmick or Game Changer?

A room with soundproof wallpaper installed

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…

Soundproof Curtains: Do They Actually Work?

soundproof curtains

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…

Acoustic Fencing: Best Types to Soundproof a Garden

An acoustic fence in a garden

Acoustic fencing has been designed and tested to provide a reduction in sound level. Soundproof fences act as insulators and are basically modified to prevent sound waves coming from the external environment and thus creating a soundproof environment. They are usually employed by industries, homes as well as schools. This…