How to Soundproof a Hotel Room (Guest and Owner)

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When staying at a hotel, the least you expect is a nice, quiet room to get a good night’s sleep. That, however, isn’t always to case. Soundproofing a hotel room whether as a guest or hotel owner can prove beneficial in more ways that one. This article has two main…

How to Tell How Soundproof a Room or Wall Is

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Noise disturbing the peace of your home can be a nightmare. That’s why this site exists, to give you all the tips and tricks you’ll need to soundproof your home and make it your haven again. Once you’ve followed the advice and potentially spent a decent amount of money, how…

How to Pass Part E Building Regulations

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Part E building regulations are a series of important checks that need to be passed by most buildings. The regulations have been set out to reduce noise transmission between neighbours and even within homes. This allows people to live in flats, terraced homes, and other close spaces without developing tension…

How to Stop Noisy Upstairs Neighbours Stomping

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Unless you live in the middle of nowhere, the chances are you have neighbours. Most neighbours are nice and try to be considerate, especially when it comes to noise. However, if you’re unlucky enough to have one of the inconsiderate ones living upstairs, then the noise they make stomping through…

How to Stop Squeaky Converse Ruining Your Life

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If your favourite pair of converse trainers start squeaking every time you walk, it’s time to do something about it. It’s annoying and embarrassing, particularly if you’re in a quiet office. So, let’s talk about what you can do to restore peace. 8 Ways to Fix Squeaky Converse Trainers 1….

Does Loft Insulation Reduce Noise?

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If you’re using your loft as an office, spare room or anything else, the most obvious thing to consider is whether your existing loft insulation will muffle any sounds sufficiently. After all, it’s very bulky, and mass does matter for soundproofing. If you’re working in the main part of your…

Does Sound Travel Up or Down?

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If you’re planning on moving to a flat and are worried about neighbour noise, or if you’re concerned your new tv, sound system or games might cause a noise nuisance, you may have wondered whether sound travels up or down. If you can only afford to focus your soundproofing efforts…

How to Soundproof a Garage: Cheaply (UK)

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Garages are incredibly useful for a whole range of tasks, but often these tasks can be quite noisy and subsequently can lead to a range of complaints from neighbours, housemates, and other people nearby. To combat these complaints, you can soundproof your garage easily, and relatively inexpensively by focusing on…

How to Soundproof a Boiler Cupboard (Kitchen or Hall)

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Boilers, whilst essential in a home, can be incredibly frustrating. They are often much noisier than expected, and the noise can travel throughout properties, disturbing you whilst you try to relax – or worse, whilst you try to sleep. A noisy boiler can ruin a good night’s sleep easily, especially…

Gulp Loud When Drinking? 9 Tips to Gulp Quietly

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You wake up in the morning, pour yourself a cup of coffee, and when you take your first sip, your partner rolls over and asks you if you need a straw. You’ve been told that you make an atrociously loud gulping noise when you drink – and it’s not just…