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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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    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 »

  • How to Soundproof a Music Room

    I am a guitar player and have played in various bands steadily now for over twenty years. From garages, sheds, basements, studios, and even dedicated music rooms, I’ve rehearsed in all the usual places that bands tend to use for their practice spaces. I’ve always gravitated towards bands that play more of the harder varieties […] Read More »

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    Soundproofing a Window

    Quite often we get calls about soundproofing a window. Our customers have issues with sound from traffic & highway noise, neighbors, barking dogs, HVAC and other machinery, etc. coming into a residential or commercial space. Typically, the complaint is that sound is coming in through the existing windows. Soundproofing a window helps provide to reduce […] Read More »

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    Soundproofing a Dog Kennel

    Soundproofing a Dog Kennel has benefits for both humans and the dogs. It reduces ear fatigue for the humans and reduces stress for the dogs (which causes them to bark less). A typical dog kennel has painted block walls, an epoxy coated floor and a painted open truss metal ceiling. All these surfaces are used […] Read More »

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    Suspended Ceiling Treatments

    Suspended ceiling treatments are essential to office acoustics. We will cover how they relate to several office related noise problems and how suspended ceiling treatments can help. While this article is geared towards office applications, please note that many of these principles can also be applied to school classrooms, commercial spaces, and residential applications. Drop […] Read More »