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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.

  • Soundproofing a Garage - Four 30' Rolls of barrier ready to install.

    Mass Loaded Vinyl

    What Does Mass Loaded Vinyl (MLV) Do? Mass loaded vinyl (MLV) helps create sound-blocking assemblies to reduce airborne sound transmission for new or retrofit applications. These barriers are as heavy as lead but use no lead fillers. Dense, yet flexible, mass loaded vinyl improves sound transmission loss (STC) without losing valuable space. Use this product […] Read More »

  • PrivacyShield® Noise Insulation Class (NIC)

    Speech Privacy: How to Soundproof an Office

    The Problem Typically, budget is the biggest concern when building offices, conference rooms and patient exam rooms. Because of this, many offices do not provide speech privacy. Keeping sensitive information and conversations private requires a construction assembly intentionally designed to block sound from one space to another. Human Resource issues require discussions to be private. […] Read More »

  • Eagle Gun Range used Polysorpt® Acoustic Panels for their indoor gun range.

    Soundproofing a Gun Range

    The biggest clue that soundproofing a gun range is important is the fact that patrons must wear ear protection! The sound of gunshots can cause hearing damage due to the high decibel levels produced in these facilities. Also, even in an environment where you expect to hear gun fire, the loud sound can be startling. […] Read More »

  • Sonex® Pyramid Acoustic Foam by Pinta Acoustic, Inc. - Industrial Application

    Soundproofing Industrial Noise

    Soundproofing industrial noise will help reduce occupational exposure to high sound levels to create a productive and safe working environment. Noise is a huge concern in factories and industrial facilities. It can create hazards in the workplace and affect your health. Industrial Facilities often need to meet specific noise level requirements as outlined by OSHA […] Read More »

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    Soundproofing a Wall

    Problem: Sound Or Noise Is Either Entering Or Leaving My Room. Solution: Decouple & Strengthen The Structure To Prevent Sound Leakage. Building a soundproof wall to block sound transmission requires materials that are mass loaded, dense, and/or resilient. You would use these materials in the construction assembly of a wall, floor, or ceiling. You can […] Read More »

  • Shutting the Door on Noise: Strategies for Effective Door Soundproofing

    Ever walked by one of your doors and wondered why you could hear so much noise coming from the other side? We understand the frustration. We get calls and emails all the time about how to block sound through walls, ceilings, floors, and windows.  It’s pretty surprising how often doors tend to get overlooked, and […] Read More »

  • Soundproofing a Garage - Be sure to insulate the structure of the building. This will help the overall STC rating of the structure.

    Soundproofing a Garage

    For this project, we are soundproofing a garage to create a music rehearsal space. We converted a 20′ x 20′ garage into two L-shaped spaces. The front portion of the space with the garage doors is a workshop and the other half is a music rehearsal/recording space. The rehearsal space requires soundproofing to avoid disturbing […] Read More »

  • Block Your Backyard Noise With a Noise Reduction Fence

    Block Your Backyard Noise With a Noise Reduction Fence

    Exterior noise and sound can be quite irritating, whether in a residential or commercial area. Noise sources can come from neighboring homes, traffic noise, pool pumps, HVAC equipment, and nearby commercial spaces. If you cannot completely isolate the sound within an enclosure, insert a sound barrier into the direct path of the sound to block […] Read More »