This is what people usually mean when they use the term ‘soundproofing’. If you are trying to stop the transmission of sound from one area to another, you need sound blocking materials.
What are Soundproof Walls?
Introduction Who wants to be writing and listening to your coworker in the next room talking to someone? Distractions are everywhere and sound definitely ranks high for most people, whether they are working or trying to enjoy a book or another conversation. Soundproof walls are important in many types of areas such as Commercial Spaces, […] Read More »
What is Soundproofing?
Introduction Soundproofing is the act of eliminating sound transfer from one space to another. Soundproofing involves adding mass and density to a shared boundary to create sonic separation. Soundproof walls, doors, windows, floors and even ceilings are becoming an essential part of our modern world. Whether it’s a soundproof window insert, soundproof interior door, soundproof […] Read More »
What are Soundproof Blankets?
Introduction Acoustic Blankets have may uses. They are manufactured in two typical configurations: sound blankets that absorb sound to reduce noise reflections as well as absorber-barrier combination blankets that both absorb and block sound. They can be used as industrial enclosures to quiet down a piece of equipment, or mounted direct to wall to help […] Read More »
What are Soundproof Windows?
Introduction With the increased number of people doing business at home we are getting more and more requests regarding window noise. Windows can also be an issue for getting the proper amount of rest at night. Window noise can be something that affects work performance, sleep, stress levels, and in some cases overall quality of […] 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 »
What are Soundproof Doors?
Introduction Noise transference between spaces can be a tough issue to solve. Even with a beefed-up wall assembly, sound will always take the path of least resistance. Typically, that path is through small openings around doors which can cause up to 50% of the sound to escape. This can be frustrating for anyone seeking privacy […] Read More »
What is Mass Loaded Vinyl (MLV)?
Introduction Mass Loaded Vinyl (MLV) is used almost everywhere to assist in blocking sound — walls, ceilings, doors, windows, machines, interior or exterior, and commercial or residential applications. As you will learn, MLV takes many shapes and forms to easily add mass to sound-blocking assemblies and products. What is Mass Loaded Vinyl (MLV)? In its […] Read More »
Office Soundproofing for the Covid-19 Era
Introduction I recently read an article about Office Soundproofing for the Covid-19 Era entitled The Acoustic Challenge of the Post COVID 19 Office. It provides some interesting insights into how offices workers will do their jobs differently post -COVID compared to pre-COVID and the implications regarding acoustic treatments needed. Additionally, it describes some innovative acoustical treatment material […] Read More »