Installing soundproofing in a room

How to Soundproof a Room: The Ultimate Guide

There are many different things that can cause interior and exterior noises. These include loud neighbours, traffic, noisy kids, etc. Soundproofing your rooms can be a great way to get rid of all of the unwanted noises. Also, there are many cheap and affordable ways to do that. There are…

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How to Easily Stop Squeaky Bike Brakes (Disc or Rim)

Cycling can be a wonderful activity. It keeps you healthy, gets you out into nature and is even a method of commuting to work. Nothing will ruin an enjoyable bike ride faster, however, than brakes that squeal every time you use them. In this article: We’ll explain how to stop…

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How to Reduce Noise of a Lay-Z-Spa Hot Tub

Noise probably isn’t the first thing you think about when looking at hot tubs. If they’re too noisy however, it can take away the relaxing atmosphere you’re trying to create. In this article: We’ll look at the best ways to reduce noise of a Lay-Z-Spa so you can enjoy your…

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9 Steps to Easily Soundproof a Cardboard Box

Learning how to soundproof a cardboard box might seem a strange idea. However, it has a number of great uses including voice/audio recording and generator soundproofing. In this article: We’ll explain exactly what you’ll need to soundproof a box, and 9 easy to follow steps to do it properly. What…

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How to Soundproof a Barn for Weddings (& Other Stuff)

In the past, barns were mostly used to house animals and farm equipment and were far enough away from the house that any stray sounds didn’t matter. Nowadays, not only are there a lot more houses than there were, but there are also many more noisy options than cows to…

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How to Expertly Block Out Low Frequency Noise

We’ve covered many different types of noise on this site and how to minimise or even block them altogether. A kind of noise we haven’t covered is low-frequency. It’s an important topic as this type of sound can be the hardest to block and the most intrusive. Many people can’t…

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A dog in a crate

6 Ways to Soundproof a Dog Crate for a Stress Free Pup

When discussing soundproofing, some types of noise that spring to mind are the TV, loud music, footsteps and even kids running and shouting. What doesn’t always spring to mind is noise which affects (or is caused by) our four-legged friends. Today: We are going to look at ways in which…

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A dog sleeping on a concrete floor

7 Realistic Ways to Soundproof a Concrete Floor

If you live in a flat, then a concrete floor might seem like a good idea. Surely with fewer gaps, it will block more sound than a timber floor? You’re partially right, a concrete floor will definitely block more airborne noise. It is not as great, however, at blocking impact…

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Wooden flooring in an upstairs flat

Is It Illegal to Have Wooden Flooring in an Upstairs Flat?

Not completely. There is no general legislation that states it is illegal to have wood flooring in an upstairs flat. However, there are other avenues you can explore if you’re experiencing this problem. In this article, we will discuss the legalities of wooden flooring in an upstairs flat and what…

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7 Ways to Quieten a Noisy Laptop Fan (With No Experience)

In both work and home life, laptops have become more and more a part of life over the last 10 years. Since the coronavirus pandemic, increasing numbers of us are using laptops to work from home and stay in touch with colleagues, friends, and family. They’re a great tool due…

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