The Sound Advice Blog
Many people find the world of acoustical treatments to be confusing and overwhelming. Here on the Acoustical Solutions Sound Advice Blog, we will concentrate on presenting solutions to typical acoustical problems and discuss relevant topics on the subject.
The posts here will be related general sound and noise control topics like blocking sound, absorbing sound, or diffusing sound. We will also provide information on how acoustical materials can be used or applied to specific applications.
The Ultimate Guide to Soundproofing a Room
Are you trying to reduce the sound in your home or business? Well, I’ve been doing just that for over twenty years, so if you’re looking for ways to reduce noise and create a peaceful environment, you’ve come to the right place. Unfortunately, when folks call me for help with their sound issue they’re often […] Read More »
Hotel Soundproofing 101: What You Need to Know
I love staying in a hotel. The room is clean and the bed is made every day. It’s like heaven to me. There is one thing that can ruin this utopian experience for me, though – noise. Now, I can deal with traffic sounds, because I’m used to living in a city – but I […] Read More »
The Ultimate Guide to Soundproofing a Ceiling
When customers reach out to me because they have a space at work or at home that needs to be soundproofed and their budget is limited, I always suggest starting with the ceiling. Folks are often surprised, but the truth is, a ton of sound passes through ceilings. That can include airborne sounds like music […] Read More »
A Guide to Commercial Soundproofing in New York City
If you live in New York City, you truly understand the meaning of “noisy.” As one of the most densely populated and happening cities in the world, noise is just part of the game. That said, many of New York City’s main attractions, such as its illustrious collection of fine dining restaurants and towering high […] Read More »
Understanding PET Felt and the Best PET Felt Acoustic Panels Solutions
If you’re looking for a stylish and cost-effective acoustic solution for your commercial or residential property, PET felt acoustic panels could be ideal. As a lightweight and moldable option that comes in a range of beautiful colors and shapes, I love suggesting PET felt for on-the-fly alterations or for someone who wants a really modern […] Read More »
What Are Soundproof Window Inserts and Are They Effective?
Living near busy roads or noisy neighbors can have a negative impact on your life. Whether you’re having issues sleeping or battling unwanted noise while working from home, dealing with outdoor sounds inside your home or business can dramatically impact the quality of your life. When customers call me, they are desperate to find a […] Read More »
How to Reduce Echo in a Room: 9 Effective Solutions
An echoing room can make conversations difficult, conferences impossible, and loud noises unbearable. The experience of going to a noisy restaurant comes to mind. We’ve all been there. You’re trying to order your meal, and your server can’t hear you, or you’re trying to catch up with your friend, and you can’t hear each other, […] Read More »
15 Decorative Acoustical Ceiling Panel & Tile Installations
Acoustic ceiling tiles and panels are go-to products for reducing noise pollution and minimizing sound reflections. Ceilings are often the first place we start when developing a solution to address an acoustic issue. They’re instrumental in a wide range of industries, including restaurants, museums, classrooms, meeting rooms, and other sectors where sound and communication are […] Read More »