Basement Soundproofing 101: How to Eliminate Noise and Echoes
Everyday, I spend a good chunk of time on the phone with folks that are looking to soundproof workspaces and homes. Based on the calls I get, it’s clear that basements are one of the most popular rooms that homeowners renovate. I mean, it makes sense — an unfinished basement is a blank canvas and […] Read More »
Are Acoustic Panels From Home Depot Effective?
Are you considering Home Depot acoustic panels for your home or business? Home Depot has an array of acoustic panels to absorb and reduce unwanted noise. However, many people wonder if Home Depot’s acoustic panels are effective. As the leading manufacturer of acoustic installations since 1989, we happen to know a thing or two about […] Read More »
What is Green Glue?
Introduction Contrary to its name, Green Glue is not an adhesive but rather a unique noise-proofing product that can be used for both renovations and new construction projects. Sold in either cases of 12 tubes or 5-gallon pails, Green Glue helps block sound transmission in common soundproofing assemblies. Green Glue’s versatility and ease of use […] Read More »
Outdoor Noise Control
Outdoor Noise Control operates under a completely different set of conditions when compared to architectural acoustics. Consequently, you will require specialized materials. The acoustic materials will need the ability to survive outdoor elements. In some outdoor noise control cases, using exterior grade sound barrier blankets may be practical or economical. The PrivacyShield® Outdoor Absorptive Soundproofing […] Read More »
What are Acoustic Ceiling Banners?
Introduction Acoustical ceiling treatment is sometimes the only way to address noise issues within certain spaces. If the room is a large, open area with not a lot of wall surface available for acoustical treatment, acoustic ceiling banners can be the most effective and affordable option. Similarly, even if the room is small but is […] Read More »
Solving Office Noise: Business and Commercial Acoustics
Introduction Quality business and commercial acoustics are an important factor in high productivity and a stress-free work environment. Open office layouts seem to be all the rage these days and many companies seem to be drawn to the look of re-purposing old warehouses, factory areas, and other large format commercial building designs into large, expansive […] Read More »
Back to School: Sound Experiments for Kids
Four Fun Sound Experiments for Kids Labor Day weekend is here, which means beach trips, barbecues, and back to school. Here are some fun sound experiments parents and teachers can use to get their youngster’s brains working hard again- and they’re also a lot of fun! How it’s Made A great activity for preschool-aged children, […] Read More »
Acoustical Treatment Brings Tidings of Comfort and Joy
Acoustical treatment is commonly associated with environments meant specifically for listening to or recording music. But the value of proper acoustical consideration in public and private spaces of all types can be underrated. During the past few decades, architectural acoustics has gained popularity in places like schools, restaurants, healthcare facilities, and even homes. This is […] Read More »