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Sound Blocking

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.

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    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 »

  • AudioSeal® Mass Loaded Vinyl Sound Barrier

    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 »

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    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 »

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    Soundproofing a Room

    Introduction There are many reasons why soundproofing a room may be necessary. In today’s progressively busier (and noisier) world, we all need a little peace and quiet, especially in our own home. It can help reduce the sound of traffic, loud neighbors, honking horns, and other outdoor noises. It does not have to be overly […] Read More »

  • Egg Cartons Get Egg on Their Face in Acoustics Test

    Egg Cartons Get Egg on Their Face in Acoustics Test

    Introduction So, if you’ve spend much time at all in the Acoustics Industry, sooner or later you are going to hear this: “Well we could just put some egg cartons on the walls to treat the room.” Not exactly. Well, you could, but your studio or home theater will look like a recycling center and […] Read More »

  • Green Glue Noiseproofing Compound - 28 oz. Tubes

    Green Glue Soundproofing

    Introduction Green Glue Soundproofing products provide economical solutions for reducing sound transmission in commercial, residential and industrial applications. It can be used in wall, floor and ceiling assemblies. When applied, the damping compound, sound sealant, isolation clips and joist tape assist to diminish the amount of sound and noise being passed from room to room. […] Read More »

  • ClearSonic IsoPac MegaPac (Drums not included)

    What are ClearSonic Booths and Enclosures?

    Introduction Whether you’re a drummer performing for a church, a vocalist or podcaster recording in your home studio, or just practicing your instrument at home, a soundproof booth and enclosure can help you (and your neighbors!) keep the sound isolated and contained. The sound isolation provided by ClearSonic’s booths and enclosures can offer some of […] Read More »

  • Soundproofing Small, Loud Machines

    Some Assembly Required The reality of it is, Acoustical Solutions focuses on correcting noise problems for whole rooms, large industrial equipment, or broader scopes in general. But what if you have a small thing in your garage like a Air Compressor, Electrical Generator, or whatever—and it’s just obnoxiously loud to you? We really don’t have a […] Read More »