DIY Secondary Glazing: Suitable for Noise Reduction?

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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…

How to Open a Can Quietly (4 Ways)

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Everyone knows the iconic sound of opening a can makes. Whether it’s Coke, beer or anything else, the noise will always attract some kind of attention. In order to open a can quietly there are four methods you can use. These are opening it slowly, using a towel, releasing the…

How to Soundproof an Air Vent (Inside or Outside)

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Soundproofing an air vent can be a little tricky. However, it’s well worth looking into as some vents can cause excessive noise. In this article, we’ll run through 8 different ways you can soundproof an air vent and explain what causes excessive noise through the vent. Remember: Make sure you…

Best Types of Sound Diffusers and How They Work

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Sound diffusers are a staple in modern homes, studios, and halls. The ability to soften, disperse, and even eliminate sound is one of the many reasons why so many people choose sound diffusers as opposed to other products. This article gives you the ultimate rundown on how sound diffusers works…

Acoustic Blankets for Soundproofing and Reducing Noise

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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…

How Does Sound Travel?

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If you live in the suburbs, you may have found yourself hearing your neighbour or a tower of a nearby stadium calling out the result of a game. Or maybe you’ve tried to talk over someone because they were too loud. But how does sound carry that far? Why is…

How to Soundproof a Bedroom for Better Sleep

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A bedroom is one place in your home which should be tranquil, peaceful and (most importantly) quiet. We all know how important sleep is, so if there’s noises keeping you or others awake, it’s time to do something about it. In this article, lets look at why you might need…

How to Build Your Own Projector Hush Box

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Did you know you can improve the quality of sound of your projector by making a projector hush box? Most public presentation rooms and meeting rooms already have one, so why shouldn’t you? They go a long way to reducing projector noise. If you have ever wondered what they are…

7 Ways to Soundproof a Front Door (Exterior)

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A front door isn’t the easiest to soundproof, but there are things you can do to block outside noises. The frustrating thing is, you have virtually zero control over outside noise so the best you can do is soundproof what you have. In this article: We’ll look at 7 different…

How to Soundproof a Tent – 7 Ways for Quiet Camping

An insulated tent with soundproof properties

A soundproof tent isn’t something normally thought about. Not least of all because a tent is inherently hard to soundproof due to thin material and lack of mass. This is the reason why soundproof tents aren’t generally a thing you can buy. However: There are some things you can do…