In this section of the blog, we will cover some uses for acoustical materials, show some DIY (Do It Yourself) projects and completed projects to help guide you in their use and application.
Acoustical materials can be installed using a variety of methods dependent upon the type of material required and where it will be mounted. Every sound control application has its own set of parameters based on facility’s use or what local building codes require. Acoustical panels will typically be mounted direct to a wall or direct to a ceiling. However, they can be installed to create office partitions, free standing panels or other constructs based on the needs of the application. Hanging baffles and ceiling clouds are suspended from the ceiling and can be used in large or small spaces.
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 »
Competing with Amazon and Winning
Everyone knows that Amazon is a huge and formidable company. We all purchase products from them, stream their videos and television shows, and use their cloud services to run our businesses. They are taking over the retail universe and some would say the world. Among millions of products they sell, they offer acoustical products, so how do […] Read More »
How To Install Acoustic Panels
Will you install them for me? Yes, we absolutely can! We can tell you how to install acoustic panels. We hear from a lot of small business owners and homeowners interested in installing acoustical panels to improve the sound in their space and that is one of the first questions they ask. For jobs that […] Read More »
Soundproofing a Home Theater
Home theaters can be wonderful places to relax, retreat and entertain. If acoustics are overlooked, however, any home theatre can become a nuisance to the rest of the house and an echoic mess. In creating a home theatre, two issues need to be addressed, soundproofing and sound absorption. ... Read More »
Office DIY: Acoustical Partition
Bryan S. recently contacted Acoustical Solutions for help with a noise issue in his office control room. His shared workspace in Florida didn’t allow for much privacy, and sound traveled so easily that it was difficult for more than one person to be on the phone at a time. Adding to the problem were bare […] Read More »