You have a home with a carpeted floor, and now you’re wondering about soundproofing — but do you really need soundproofing if you have a carpet? After all, isn’t one of the main functions of carpet to cushion impacts and reduce noise? Carpeting certainly does have these properties, but it may not be enough. Here are some reasons you may want to consider further soundproofing your carpet. Reasons for Soundproofing Carpet The . . .
Street noise is one of the most obvious and most frustrating forms of noise pollution. From honking cars to construction, road noise can be absolutely maddening. If you live in an urban area, street noise can even interfere with your sleep and ability to concentrate. Figuring out how to stop road noise may seem like a hopeless endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be. Fortunately, there are several ways to . . .
There are many reasons why you may want to know how to soundproof vinyl flooring. Perhaps you are being disturbed by sounds coming from the floor below, or you don’t want to disturb others below when walking across the floors. Maybe you do not want to put down carpeting, but you don’t like the sound of impacts against your floor, either. Ways to Soundproof Vinyl Flooring But is it really . . .
A cubicle layout appears to be a way to give all employees their own private office, but anyone who has worked in one knows that this is not at all how it works in practice. Cubicle walls are thin as well as open on the top and usually at least one side — this means there is plenty of opportunities for sound to escape and enter. If you are working . . .
Open floor plans have become an established standard for newer companies, and there are many great reasons for them. These types of offices seem to foster creativity, facilitate communication and encourage a collaborative spirit in the workplace — but when you have an open office space, noise can be a real concern. Anytime you get a large number of people in the same open space, sound is bound to become . . .