A shared wall with noisy neighbors!? Living in a terraced house isn’t always fun. Here’s how to fix it. Traveling around the world and admiring architecture can be pretty amazing. Towns are spruced up by the sight of terraced houses, and they photograph well. Yet, living in a house where you share walls with others… Read More »How to Soundproof a Wall: the Perks of Living in a Terraced House
Oh yes, plumbing, so fun. Don’t worry, soundproofing these installations is more fun. Today we will take a closer look at plumbing installations and how we can reduce or “soundproof” the noise coming from these. We will divide this article into a few parts as each installation has some particularities. There are many sources of… Read More »Best Ways To Soundproof Your Plumbing Installations
Of all the things I could have chosen to write about, never would I have guessed I would write on something so ironic. Fight fire with fire, eh? However, before you fall into the same trap I did, remember that many crazy things happen in life. And thermally insulating a fireplace, once you think of… Read More »The Right Way to Thermally Insulate a Fireplace
As I was sitting at my computer enjoying life, the temperatures outside went from late-autumn warmth to a Fjordgård-like (Norway) mid-winter temperature shortly. Plus, to make the matters wackier, it brought a pinch of Silent Hill fog to the equation just for good measure. And then it struck me. Modern houses are easier to insulate… Read More »The Right and Cheap Way To Insulate an Old House
Soundproofing a ceiling fan? You certainly might think some things are impossible, but honestly is there anything impossible these days? With constant improvement in science and relentless efforts of researchers, we keep finding new solutions to problems. One problem I will be providing solutions to in this article is how to soundproof a ceiling fan.… Read More »How to soundproof a ceiling fan
Some rooms require special attention to soundproof them well. These particular types of rooms, for example, are audition rooms, theaters, or concert rooms. In order to have the best acoustic experience for their purpose, these types of rooms need to meet a series of conditions in regards to volume and dimensions, room shape and profiles as… Read More »Soundproofing Theater and Concert Room
Train noise and horns are the worst: the public enemy of peace and soundproofing. We will show you the right way to soundproof against train noises and horns. If train noise affects you, there are ways you can deal with it. It’s not worth compromising your sleep and peace of mind. Imagine this. It is… Read More »The right way to soundproof against train noises and horns
What are soundproof panels Soundproofing panels can deaden and dampen sounds in many places. There are different types of soundproofing available and which you buy depends on what type of sound you are trying to cover, and what space you are using it for. Soundproof panels are lightweight and often made from different types of… Read More »How Do Soundproofing Panels Actually Work? Or Do they?
Introduction If you have a utility room, at some point you will ask: how do I soundproof a utility room? Most of us have met that unpleasant neighbor before, yelling at us to tone down the sound of whatever we were doing. Some might even call the police for trivial, everyday chores just because they don’t… Read More »How to soundproof a utility room? Cheap or Expensive?
Do soundproof curtains really work? I love quiet places and sitting in silence, so I soundproofed my home office room. Then, I figured out something that I cannot soundproof very well and easy: outside noise. Of course, I can close the windows, but then I won’t get fresh air, and what is the point of living… Read More »Do soundproof curtains really work? How to choose them?